South Africa

Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for March 21
21 Mar 2014
Several container lines have scheduled rate hikes in multiple trade lanes from April to May, although any increases achieved could be temporary...
Containers at Port of Durban, South Africa, with city in background
01 Jul 2013
South Africa’s trade deficit in May was 11.03 billion South African rands (about US$1.11 billion), improving from a deficit of $1.61 billion in April.
26 Jun 2013
FedEx Trade Networks, the freight forwarding arm of FedEx, has established new operations in Dublin as part of its ongoing expansion initiative.
24 Jun 2013
CMA CGM has added a weekly westbound call at Durban, South Africa, to its MIDAS service, connecting India and the Persian Gulf with southern and western Africa.
12 Jun 2013
Hamburg Süd will offer a new service from South Africa to Argentina and Brazil, in cooperation with Nile Dutch.
10 Jun 2013
Delmas will upgrade its MIDAS Line service, connecting India’s west coast and the Middle East with South Africa and West Africa, by extending coverage to South Africa.
02 Jun 2013
South Africa’s trade deficit widened to R15.02 billion (about US$1.49 billion) in April, as imports expanded faster than exports.
31 May 2013
Deutsche Afrika-Linien is joining the fortnightly Africa-Indian subcontinent service of affiliated carrier United Africa Feeder Lines.
30 May 2013
Evergreen will raise rates in its trade from the Far East, excluding India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Bangladesh; South Africa; and the Middle East, to the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada, effective July 1.
24 May 2013
Turkish Cargo will launch freighter services to Entebbe, Uganda, and Kigali, Rwanda, effective June 3, and one weekly flight to Karachi, Pakistan, and Singapore, starting June 5.
20 May 2013
Cosco Container Lines will increase rates for all shipments, including refrigerated cargo, on its trade from the Far East to South Africa, starting June 17.