Posts Tagged ‘Cape Town’

Transnet NPA tests helicopter service at Port of Cape Town

Transnet NPA tests helicopter service at Port of Cape Town
TNPA tested a helicopter service to transfer marine pilots at the Port of Cape Town recently, with aircraft making use of the grass and parking area in front of TNPA’s Cape Town administration building [Cape Town, South Africa, 12 October 2018] Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is exploring...
October 12th, 2018 | Aviation, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Richard Turner elected President of IUMI

Richard Turner elected President of IUMI
Richard Turner 19 September, Cape Town. Richard Turner, European Director of Global Risk Solutions at RSA Insurance Group has been elected President of the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI). In accordance with the Articles of Association, IUMI’s Council formally elected Richard at...
September 19th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Outlook for marine cargo insurance challenging but opportunities remain for underwriters, says IUMI

Outlook for marine cargo insurance challenging but opportunities remain for underwriters, says IUMI
Sean Dalton On Tuesday 18 September – Sean Dalton, the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) Cargo Committee Chair reported that the marine cargo market remained the largest commercial marine line of business in terms of premium income. IUMI’s 2017 statistics showed global cargo premiums...
September 19th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

Now is the time to manage the “unthinkable” risks, says IUMI President

Now is the time to manage the “unthinkable” risks, says IUMI President
Dieter Berg Opening this year’s International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) annual conference yesterday in Cape Town, South Africa, IUMI President Dieter Berg impressed on delegates the need to manage “unthinkable” risks. He highlighted a series of losses that, until recently, would...
September 18th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Insurance, News | Read More

GAC South Africa expands into Port Elizabeth

GAC South Africa expands into Port Elizabeth
Eric Barnard, Managing Director, GAC Shipping S.A. Shipping services to meet increased business demands Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 24 April 2018 – GAC South Africa has opened its fifth branch, to provide a portfolio of shipping services for oil & gas projects and LPG shipments at Port Elizabeth...
April 24th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Energy, Logistics, News, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

Cape Town hosts Nautical Institute Command Seminar

Cape Town hosts Nautical Institute Command Seminar
Captain Harry Gale FNI 10.04.17 – The second in The Nautical Institute’s 2017 series of Command Seminars continues to focus on Navigation Accidents and their Causes, a topic that is receiving considerable attention in the industry. The seminar began today in Cape Town, South Africa, with NI President...
April 10th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

School of Shipping collaborates with INTTRA to enhance students’ readiness for industry jobs

School of Shipping collaborates with INTTRA to enhance students’ readiness for industry jobs
Maritime school to include INTTRA training module in its coursework Cape Town, South Africa and Parsippany, NJ – January 25, 2017 – South Africa-based School of Shipping, which offers adults an education in maritime studies specifically relating to importing and exporting, and INTTRA, the...
January 25th, 2017 | Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Apostleship of the Sea steps up Indian Ocean network

Apostleship of the Sea steps up Indian Ocean network
.. Global charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) is stepping up its support for seafarers’ and fishers’ in the Indian Ocean region, following a regional heads conference held in Cape Town, South Africa. The organisation has drawn-up a new regional plan to improve communications between its...
November 24th, 2016 | Charity, Health and Safety, Religion, Safety and Security | Read More

Opportunities exist despite challenges says IBIA Africa

Opportunities exist despite challenges says IBIA Africa
IBIA’S CEO Peter Hall The bunker market in Africa is evolving, with real opportunities for those willing to invest time and resource to overcome the obstacles. Illicit activities and poor practices are becoming less common, regulation is increasing and quality of service is improving. However,...
September 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Bunkering, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

IMO – Cape Town agreement accession

IMO – Cape Town agreement accession
H.E. Dr. Peter Ammon, Germany’s Ambassador to the UK and Permanent Representative of Germany to IMO, met IMO Secretary-General Lim today Germany accedes to treaty covering fishing vessel safety 05/07/2016  – IMO’s work to enhance fishing vessel safety received a boost today when Germany...
July 5th, 2016 | Fisheries, IMO, News, Organisations, Safety and Security | Read More

NSSLGlobal continues global expansion with new South African Office

NSSLGlobal continues global expansion with new South African Office
SteveTunks Collaborating with local Sub-Saharan businesses to supplement in-country market and customer expertise to enable regions of technical excellence 16th June 2016 – Award winning Satellite communications provider NSSLGlobal has today announced the opening of a new office in Cape Town, South...
June 16th, 2016 | IT and Communications | Read More

OMA Group Strengthens Strategic Management Team

OMA Group Strengthens Strategic Management Team
  Gerrit Van der Merwe – OMA Group The OMA Group (West Africa) has strengthened its strategic management team with the appointment of Gerrit van der Merwe as Group Finance & Administration Director.  Gerrit will take up his post on June 6th following four years as Regional Business...
May 24th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  16/09/2015 CARGO WITH FLASH POINT BELOW 61 DEG. C South Africa, Cape Town MARCUS HOOK RANGE & ANCHORAGE DREDGING OPERATIONS United States, Delaware River HAZARD TO NAVIGATION United States, Delaware River NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS United States, Houston, Texas SOIL...
September 16th, 2015 | Associations, Bunkering, Canals, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Bunker operations limited to daylight hours July 09, 2015, South Africa, Cape Town The Operator of Joint Bunker Suppliers (JBS) at Cape Town has decided to limit bunker operating hours at the Eastern Mole to daylight hours only. Operations will be between 07:30 and 18:00. The reason for this decision...
July 9th, 2015 | Bunkering, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Security personnel signing on/off February 20, 2015, South Africa, Cape Town Immigration authorities at Cape Town have issued a directive stating that security personnel being presented as crew can prove they is a bona fide crew member by producing a valid seaman’s book and valid passport, and...
February 20th, 2015 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Cape Town offers GAC Pindar unique logistics challenge

Cape Town offers GAC Pindar unique logistics challenge
Cape Town, South Africa, 10 November 2014 – The Volvo Ocean Race fleet has arrived in Cape Town but while all eyes of the sailing world have been on seven boats travelling the 6, 487 nautical miles of the first leg GAC Pindar have been working hard to tackle their own logistics challenge to ensure...
November 10th, 2014 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Sailing | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Disturbances and Areas to Watch COUNTRY: Worldwide Disturbance 19 is an area of low pressure centered near 11.5N/32.3W. The disturbance had been drifting westward, but has become stationary and could even move a little eastward later today and tomorrow. An area of thunderstorms that moved off the...
August 18th, 2014 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Bunker barge scheduled for testing July 31, 2014, South Africa, Cape Town Chevron advise that the bunker barge “Southern Valour” at Cape Town will be out of service for scheduled annual delivery hose pressure testing on Wednesday 6 August. She is expected to be back in service by 1800...
July 31st, 2014 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

GAC appointed to support Total E&P’s pioneering drilling project in South Africa

GAC appointed to support Total E&P’s pioneering drilling project in South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa, 8 July 2014 – Leading gas & oil company, Total E&P, has appointed GAC South Africa to provide shipping and logistics support for its drilling project off the coast of South Africa, which started in June this year. Total E&P is one of the first companies to drill...
July 8th, 2014 | Bunkering, Logistics | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * South Africa, Cape Town – Possible delays as rig docks * United States, Houston, Texas – Transfer of cargo by foreign tank vessels * India, Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) – Revised Port Tariff in...
June 26th, 2014 | Bunkering, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * South Africa, Cape Town – Tug & tow operation * United States, Mobile, Alabama – Traffic limited in ship channel after grounding * Indonesia, all ports – General Election * Australia, all ports...
April 8th, 2014 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Worldwide – Incident in the Bab El Mandeb * Worldwide – ICC: Beware spurious oil fraud claims * Germany, Kiel Canal – Strike update (27 March) * South Africa, Cape Town – Bunker product shortage *...
March 27th, 2014 | Bunkering, Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Strikes | Read More

CMA-CGM to address Cool Logistics Africa forum

CMA-CGM to address Cool Logistics Africa forum
CMA-CGM joins the South African Agricultural Business Chamber and Transnet National Ports Authority as keynote speaker at 3rd Cool Logistics Africa conference this March, as perishable shippers seek to overcome mounting trade barriers London, 04.02.2014 – CMA-CGM, the world’s third largest...
February 4th, 2014 | Food and Drink, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Germany, Kiel Canal – Canal waiting times update (12:50 on 20 December) * South Africa, Cape Town – Possible delays * United States, Houston, Texas – MARPOL Reception Facility Inadequacies * Panama,...
December 20th, 2013 | Canals, Environment, Holidays, Pollution, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Transnet Ports’ Chief Executive to give keynote at Cool Logistics Africa

Transnet Ports’ Chief Executive to give keynote at Cool Logistics Africa
Tau Morwe joins experts from across the supply chain and government to discuss the future of Africa’s perishables trade at annual logistics forum London, 12.12.2013 – Tau Morwe, Chief Executive of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the 3rd...
December 13th, 2013 | Logistics, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More