Namibia achieves customs connectivity with South Africa
This month marks a milestone for Namibia’s customs connectivity journey with the implementation of phase one of the rollout of a project that will see the country achieving connectivity with the SA Revenue Service (Sars) in South Africa.
Questions raised over carrier sinking within sight of land and two other vessels
Frightening footage has emerged of the moment that the hull of a 46-year-old dry-bulk carrier, the MV Arvin, visibly split in two, sending the Ukrainian-owned ship to the bottom of the Black Sea off Turkey’s eastern coast.
Lines once again skipping CT
Shipping lines are once again opting to bypass the Port of Cape Town because of the impact of wind-related disruption on schedule integrity.
The great hollowing out: SA’s fiscus under attack
While all eyes are on Finance Minister Tito Mboweni ahead of Wednesday’s budget speech, a damning report from a Washington-based think tank focusing on illicit financial flows is shedding light on the extent to which South Africa’s fiscal integrity is being eroded.
Zambia restricts foreign fuel tankers from delivering to end users
Cargo reservation for the sake of bolstering business for local transporters has been extended to completely exclude foreign fuel tanker companies from delivering stock to end users in Zambia, the country’s Energy Regulation Board (ERB) has announced.
Shipper organisation issues scathing attack on shipping lines
A global body that represents the interests of shippers in Asia, Europe and America has issued a scathing attack on shipping lines, claiming that their members are “furious” over what they call a chaotic shipping market and the lack of mechanisms to resolve it.
BORDER BEAT: Transporters waiting for days as Kazungula delays worsen
Tension and desperation is mounting at the Kazungula border between Botswana and Zambia where transporters are being held up for days because only one of the three pontoons used to ferry traffic across the rain-swollen river is still working.
Imperial invests in eCommerce logistics business
Effective February 1, Imperial has acquired 60% of eCommerce logistics business, ParcelNinja.
New MD heralds growth period for DSV Skyservices
Appointment underlines importance of perishables to DSV in South Africa.
SAA to fly in May
SAA has notified trade partners that its suspension of flights will continue up to and including April 30. This has thrown cold water over the hopes raised by the Minister of Public Enterprises’ prediction that SAA would exit business rescue by the end of February.