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
More than half a billion rand investment boosts East London port
Several major infrastructure and equipment projects at the Port of East London have seen Transnet pump a collective R542 million into South Africa’s only river port in the last few years. The latest project – rehabilitation of the sheet pile wharf adjacent to the dry dock – was completed... 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
EL Port Festival back by popular demand
East London’s premier outdoor family festival is back. The city’s iconic harbour precinct is set to be transformed this Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th June into a spectacular showcase of local music, quality arts and crafts, impressive naval prowess and high-adrenaline entertainment, as TNPA together with its main partner,... 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 National Ports Authority (TNPA) appointed Oiltanking Grindrod Calulo Holdings to plan, fund, construct, maintain and operate a new liquid bulk handling facility at the Port of Ngqura. This Build, Operate and Transfer (BOOT) agreement was concluded in December 2016, after an open tender process. To mark the occasion,... Read more
Ratanang Maremane: Diving into a world of passion and vision
Soweto-born Ratanang Maremane’s never-say-die-attitude has seen her come a long way. Her achievement as one of only two black female divers in the SA Navy since 2007 is proof of this steely determination. As one of the newly-appointed Commercial Divers at Transnet National Ports Authority at the Port of... Read more
One of the Eastern Cape’s premier maritime entertainment events is back on the calendar after an absence of more than seven years. Back by popular demand, the hugely successful two-day Port Festival will be staged in the Port of East London on 23-24 June 2012. Featuring many of the... Read more