Posts Tagged ‘South Africa’

Power struggles weigh on South Africa, Internationalisation of the renminbi

Power struggles weigh on South Africa, Internationalisation of the renminbi
. Power struggles weigh on South Africa, Internationalisation of the renminbi Commentary: Power struggles weigh on South Africa By Michelle Middleton in New York and Laura Ostrander in Boston South Africa faces a deteriorating fiscal balance, high government debt and an inefficient and unreliable power...
May 1st, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port news from GAC 20-Apr-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 21 APRIL-4 MAY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 21 April-4 May 2019 Saturday, April 20, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 21 Apr (Sun) – Easter Day 22 Apr (Mon) – Easter Monday 25 Apr (Thu)...
April 20th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Unique port sand bypass system mimics nature successfully

Unique port sand bypass system mimics nature successfully
The A team – This achievement could not be made possible without the commitment and flexibility of this core team of nine people. They are from the left Pata Gotyi, Irvin Deysel, Malibongwe Lobese, Luvuyo Marangula (sitting down), Melikhaya Freddie (in the centre) Irfaan Johnson, Johnayne van Heerden...
April 16th, 2019 | Construction, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Davies Turner names new ocean freight manager

Davies Turner names new ocean freight manager
John Adams Davies Turner names new ocean freight manager Davies Turner, the UK’s leading independent freight forwarding and logistics services provider, has added John Adams to its Ocean Management Team as head of trade, Middle East, Indian Sub Continent, South Africa and emerging markets. Adams is...
April 15th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
13-Apr-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 14-27 APRIL 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 14-27 April 2019 Saturday, April 13, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 14 Apr (Sun) – Sinhala & Tamil New Year’s Day (Sri Lanka) 15 Apr (Mon)-16 Apr (Tue) – Songkran...
April 13th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Religion | Read More

The Port of Ngqura – Nurturing its green status

The Port of Ngqura – Nurturing its green status
The Port of Ngqura staff responsible for managing the environmental aspect of the business are, from the left:Zimasa Sani(Environmental Officer) and Mandilakhe Mdodana (Environmental Manager). The Port of Ngqura – Nurturing its green status  [Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 25 March 2019] Transnet National...
March 25th, 2019 | Energy, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
09-Mar-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 10-23 MARCH 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 10-23 March 2019 Saturday, March 9, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 11 Mar (Mon) – Clean Monday (Greece & Cyprus) 17 Mar (Sun) – St Patrick’s Day (Ireland) 21...
March 9th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Religion | Read More

SpaceWave finalise their Internationalisation Strategy to accelerate use of Earth Observation in Blue Economy Growth

SpaceWave finalise their Internationalisation Strategy to accelerate use of Earth Observation in Blue Economy Growth
…  The EU funded SpaceWave project has finalised its Internationalisation Strategy which aims to optimise Europe’s full potential of the use of Earth Observation technologies in Blue Growth. The Internationalisation Strategy covers a timescale of 5 years (2018-2022) and aims to establish SpaceWave...
March 5th, 2019 | Consumers Market, Energy, Environment, Finance, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

AllAboutShipping’s top 25 Exhibitions for 2018

AllAboutShipping’s top 25 Exhibitions for 2018
… and it’s a blue carpet! Following the first two special surveys on the Top 100 individual in Shipping as well as on the Top 25 Companies we move now to the Exhibitions. Thee were over 500 that come to our attention and our teams and appointees managed to participate to nearly 100 (one hundred)…...
February 18th, 2019 | Awards, Exhibitions, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15-Dec-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 16-29 DECEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 16-29 December 2018 Saturday, December 15, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 16 Dec (Sun) – Kazakhstan Independence Day 16 Dec (Sun) – Turkmenistan Independence...
December 15th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
08-Dec-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 9-22 DECEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 9-22 December 2018 Saturday, December 8, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 16 Dec (Sun) – Day of Reconciliation (South Africa) 16 Dec (Sun) – Kazakhstan Independence...
December 8th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
03-Dec-2018 TARIFFS FOR 2019/20-2021/22 South Africa ANCHORING OF VESSELS OFF TUAS VIEW EXTENSION Singapore Tariffs for 2019/20-2021/22 Monday, December 3, 2018, South Africa On 1 August 2018, the National Ports Authority applied to the Port Regulator of South Africa for approval of the tariffs for services...
December 3rd, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
01-Dec-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 2-15 DECEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 2-15 December 2018 Saturday, December 1, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 6 Dec (Thu) – Finland Independence Day 16 Dec (Sun) – Day of Reconciliation (South Africa) 16...
December 1st, 2018 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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

Transnet Update on Attracting New Terminal Operators into Island View Precinct

Transnet Update on Attracting New Terminal Operators into Island View Precinct
Island View Precinct Transnet Updates Industry on Process of Attracting New Terminal Operators into Port of Durban’s Island View Precinct [Durban, South Africa, 11 October 2018]  Transnet National Ports Authority (“TNPA”) today outlined progress in implementation of its Island View Precinct Strategy,...
October 12th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Ports’ Customer Forum seeks to align Eastern Cape planning

Ports’ Customer Forum seeks to align Eastern Cape planning
  The panelists are from the left Sicelo Tiyo (TNPA Port Security Manager), Jacob Nare (TNPA New Business Executive), Luyo Mkhonto (Shell), Nozipho Mdawe (TNPA Chief Operating Officer), Velile Dube (Transnet Port Terminals GM: Cape Channel) and Paul Klackers (Hamburg Sud). [Port Elizabeth, South...
October 11th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
22-Sep-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 23 SEPTEMBER-6 OCTOBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 23 September-6 October 2018 Saturday, September 22, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 22 Sep (Sat)-24 Sep (Mon) – Mid-Autumn Festival 23 Sep (Sun) – September...
September 22nd, 2018 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, 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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
15–Sep-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 16-29 SEPTEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 16-29 September 2018 Saturday, September 15, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 16 Sep (Sun) – Malaysia Day 17 Sep (Mon) – National Hero Day (Angola) 22 Sep...
September 15th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Harris PYE successfully completes speedy mooring system modifications for two LNG tankers

Harris PYE successfully completes speedy mooring system modifications for two LNG tankers
  HP team reinforced the underdeck structure and installed the new pedestal roller. Harris Pye, a Joulon company, has successfully completed fast turnaround modification to the mooring systems for two LNG tankers whilst at anchor off the coast of Africa.  Both modifications involved a tight schedule...
August 22nd, 2018 | LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
07-Jul-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 8-21 JULY 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 8-21 July 2018 Saturday, July 7, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 11 Jul (Wed) – Celebration of the Golden Spurs (Belgium) 15 Jul (Sun) – Democracy and National Solidarity...
July 7th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

South Africa signs up to treaty on fishing vessel personnel

South Africa signs up to treaty on fishing vessel personnel
H.E. Dr. Bonginkosi Emmanuel Nzimande, Minister of Transport of South Africa, met IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim at IMO Headquarters 02/07/2018  – South Africa has become the 25th State to sign up to the IMO treaty on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Fishing Vessel Personnel...
July 2nd, 2018 | IMO, Organisations, Regulatory | 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