Maersk’s joint venture with Durban-based forwarder and terminal operator Grindrod — along with other recent purchases and partnerships — could be the start of a splurge of similar deals as a cash-rich Maersk strengthens its global logistics footprint.
31 Jul 2020
Container carrier ONE said an increase in COVID-19 infections in South Africa has also disrupted port operations in Durban, causing vessel delays to ships operating on its South Africa Central service.
23 Mar 2018
Water projects to supply drinking water, hydroelectric power, and sewage treatment are major sources of global shipments for engineering, procurement, and construction companies, and for forwarders and breakbulk carriers that deliver materials, including pipes, turbines, and modules for water treatment plants.
15 Mar 2018
Have freight forwarders and transportation companies heard the “wake up call” of the fourth industrial revolution — one that will transform supply chains? The world has changed and the evidence argues it is time to invest in technology and people development.
18 Jan 2018
The last piece of the regulatory puzzle has fallen into place for Ocean Network Express, clearing the way for its global April 1 launch.
03 Jul 2017
Japan's three major carriers say the new joint venture liner shipping company is ready to be established.
27 Jun 2017
There are some puzzling aspects of the decision by South African competition regulators to reject the proposed merger of the three Japanese carriers.
22 Jun 2017
The decision comes just days before the new joint venture Ocean Network Express was expected to be formed.
15 Dec 2016
South Africa’s national ports authority, Transnet, said it will shortly release a multi-billion-rand tender for maritime construction works at the country’s primary container port.
02 Nov 2016
South Africa’s national ports authority hinted that planned investment in port projects could be slowed.
19 Oct 2016
The big winner of a recent summit between Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa is likely to be refrigerated shipments out of Brazil.
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