Africa

19 Dec 2015
Transnet National Ports Authority is leading attempts to win road traffic back onto rail in South Africa, a shift it would stand to gain from the most.
21 Jan 2015
The China-financed Mombasa-Nairobi rail link that is under construction is facing competition from Africa’s largest private equity firm that has invested $70 million in a competing rail connection that will also link the two cities.
18 Dec 2014
Africa’s inland freight network is so troubled that it costs roughly seven times more to ship a container from Mombasa, Kenya, to Burundi, in central Africa, than to ship a container from Shanghai to the major Kenyan gateway, an APM Terminal executive said.
01 Jul 2014
Rising traffic through Transnet-operated South African ports increased revenue by over 14 percent this year.
A ship being unloaded at the container terminal at Conakry in Guinea.
30 Sep 2013
The second phase of a €100 million (about US$135.3 million) modernization program at Conakry Terminal in Guinea is still on schedule...
08 Oct 2012
South Africa’s Transnet is preparing for a possible strike of rail and port workers,