Repairs at PE tanker berth progressing well
Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Port of Port Elizabeth says repairs to the tanker berth are progressing as scheduled since it started almost three weeks ago. The berth has been closed since 18 February 2019 to enable repairs to be carried out on the corroded steel structures supporting the... Read more
Port Elizabeth welcomes modern vessel on maiden voyage
Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) welcomed the MV Titus, the latest WW Ocean Neo-Panamax vessel on her maiden voyage, in the Port of Port Elizabeth yesterday. The MV Titus, which is sailing the Asia to North America trade route on her maiden voyage, has been specifically designed to reduce... Read more
Transnet records 11.3% increase in revenue
Transnet has recorded an increase in revenue by 11.3% to R72.9 billion for the year ending in March 2018. The company’s Group Chief Executive, Siyabonga Gama, announced the company’s financial results for the year which ended on 31 March 2018 on Monday. Gama attributed the increase in revenue to... Read more
TNPA calls for new port entrants
Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has a number of business opportunities in the pipeline for the private sector, but attracting new entrants that meet BBBEE requirements is critical to meet the organisation’s mandate as a change agent. So said TNPA GM: Commercial & Marketing, Lauriette Sesoko, ahead of national... Read more
New Transnet Plough Tug Starts to Take Shape
Construction of Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) new bed leveller (plough tug) is underway and was marked by an official keel laying ceremony earlier today in Port Elizabeth. The new vessel is being designed, manufactured, assembled, commissioned and delivered to TNPA’s Dredging Services division by shipbuilder FTC Engineering (Pty)... Read more
R255m ‘green’ building now at SA’s flagship container port
Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) at the Port of Ngqura has officially opened its world-class administration building, which represents an investment of R255 million into the economy of the Eastern Cape Province. The name of the new five storey administration building was revealed by TNPA Chief Executive Richard Vallihu,... Read more
Festival success for East London port
Thousands of people flocked to the Port of East London on Saturday, 24 and Sunday, 25 June 2017 to support what was widely hailed as the successful return of the East London Port Festival. The event – hosted by Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) – transformed the city’s iconic... Read more
Girls get glimpse of maritime careers
HUNDREDS of female learners across the country gained a glimpse into the workings of the national port system and the wide range of career opportunities it offered when they were hosted by Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) on national “Take a Girl Child to Work Day” on 25 May.... Read more
Transnet averts 2nd maritime disaster
COLLABORATION between the Ports of East London and Ngqura, together with the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA), helped avert another potential maritime disaster in the Eastern Cape during the past week. Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) successfully towed the BBC Shanghai, a 101m long general cargo vessel with... Read more
The cyclonic weather conditions which battered the Durban beach front earlier this week, did not stop the Port of Durban’s marine pilot Rainer Rauntenberg from safely steering an automotive vessel into the port on Sunday, 12 March 2017. Rauntenberg, who has been a marine pilot for more than 14... Read more