First dedicated logistics rail service between Maputo and Harare launched
DP World Maputo, which has the concession to manage, develop and operate the Maputo container terminal, last Friday handled the first dedicated train service connecting Maputo and Harare, Zimbabwe.
Truck jackknifes, obstructs N3 traffic
N3 Toll Concession confirmed this morning that a truck on the northbound lane of the N3 near Van Reenen had jackknifed while it was using a contraflow lane, obstructing traffic on the highway where there was also a fire-bombing attack at Harrismith yesterday.
BORDER BEAT: Kasumbalesa queue grows as DRC tests for Covid
The decision by the government in Kinshasa to test cross-border truck drivers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) itself, rather than risk fraudulent PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test results for Covid-19, is resulting in a queue south of its Copperbelt border crossing with Zambia.
Carriers achieve unprecedented Q1 profits
Following the unprecedented US$13.3bn operating profit achieved in Q2 last year by the world’s 11 largest shipping lines, Q1 this year has taken the industry to staggering new levels.
Transnet gets serious about youth employment
Transnet has placed youth employment front and centre of its development plans and has urged institutions of higher learning to tweak curricula in line with changing workplace practices and the digital era.
China refuses disembarkation after Master dies onboard
Multiple states have refused to allow the general cargo vessel Wave Vantage to berth following the death on April 19 of the Romanian Master, who is believed to have died of cardiac arrest.
Police thwart service delivery protest action on the N3
Plans by service delivery protesters to disrupt traffic on the N3 at Harrismith had been successfully nipped in the bud by progressive preventative measures by the SA Police Service (Saps), warrant officer Mmako Mophiring said this morning.
Delivery of five new straddles readies CT for citrus season
The Cape Town Multi-Purpose Terminal (MPT) has taken delivery of five straddle carriers to cater for increasing volumes in the region.
BORDER BEAT: Southbound ‘racket’ rears its head again at Kasumbalesa
An old scheme to fleece long-distance truck drivers of hard currency on the southbound leg out of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has flared up again.
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.