Durban, Tuesday 06 September 2016

Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) inaugural Port of Durban Customer Awards acknowledged outstanding terminal operators for their role in the success of South Africa’s busiest commercial seaport.

Licenced operators were adjudicated in the categories of Best Safety Performer, SHE Compliance, Transformation, Best Performing Terminal Operator, Best Performing Ship Repairer, as well as Best Performing Shipping Line and Most Improved Shipping Lines.

Durban, Friday 19 August 2016

Two more international experts are confirmed to join a prestigious line-up of 16 top speakers at what is shaping up to be the most exciting SA Association of Freight Forwarders (SAAFF) annual Congress ever. Singapore-based Stanley Lim, Chairman of the Singapore Logistics Association, and Ghanaian serial entrepreneur Fred Swaniker, will share the speaker’s podium with industry stalwarts like freight forwarding industry icon and honourary FIATA board Issa Baluch and Stephen Morris, Chairman of FIATA’s Customs Affairs Institute. The two-day SAAFF Congress takes place on 6 and 7 September at Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand.

Durban, Wednesday 17 August 2016

Transnet Port Terminals, Durban Container Terminal, (DCT), Pier 1’s new arrival of Terberg Haulers will be fully operational on Friday 12 August 2016. The state-of-the art equipment valued at R23.4 million is expected to make a significant impact on improving operational efficiencies at the busy terminal.

Durban, Friday 12 August 2016

Pinky Zungu, the current and the first deputy female harbor master for Transnet National Ports Authority TNPA port of Durban, has always known that she was going to be something big as a child. She paved a thought-provoking journey of her career path through self-confidence and determination. She has made history several times, including that as a first female to obtain an open license as a marine pilot. Zungu never let obstacles stand on her way to success since her high school days at West Cliff Secondary.

Durban, Tuesday 02 August 2016

The EThekwini Maritime Cluster and the ABSA Bank, Enterprise and Supply Chain Development Unit, Kwazulu-Natal, are hosting a series of training workshops to capacitate companies that are under EMC incubator programme with key business skills to grow their businesses. This initiative is one way in which the EMC responds to the call of Operation Phakisa which seeks to open opportunities for SMMEs to do business within the maritime industry in order to unleash beneficiation from the oceans economy. These budding entrepreneurs are engaging on a 3 months period of interactive training sessions that started on the 25th July 2016, which will ultimately transform them into bonafide business people.