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Topic - Port Of Durban
Feb 01, 2016
Transnet Capital Projects which is overseeing Transnet National Ports Authority’s project to reconstruct the quay walls and deepen berths at Maydon Wharf – recently achieved a safety milestone of 1 000 000 Man Hours without a Lost Time Injury on the Reconstruction...
Jan 27, 2016
Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA’s) latest request for proposals (RFPs) for the development of a new passenger terminal in the Port of Durban has ended in a nonaward. “In terms of Section 56 of the National Ports Act, TNPA is mandated to enter into...
Jan 27, 2016
Transnet National Ports Authority’s latest Request for Proposals for development of a new passenger terminal in the Port of Durban has ended in a non-award, Transnet said on Wednesday. Richard Vallihu, Chief Executive at TNPA, said: “In terms of section 56 of the...
Dec 11, 2015
FOUR YEARS WELL SPENT The interchange upgrade, which started in 2011, has reduced congestion and journey times, while increasing road safety
State-owned entity the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) reports that upgrading the Umgeni road interchange, located at the N2 and M19 intersection in KwaZulu-Natal’s eThekwini municipality, has eased the flow of traffic for about 14 000 to 16 000...
Dec 04, 2015
The Transnet National Ports Authority is pressing ahead with its investment under Transnet’s MDS, despite poor economic growth.
Nov 20, 2015
Independent tank storage group Vopak, of the Netherlands, has completed the first phase of an expansion project at its Durban Island View operations raising its fuel storage capacity to 174 000 m3. By the third quarter of 2016, Vopak South Africa, which is 30% owned...
Nov 06, 2015
Transnet National Ports Authority is reconstructing the quay walls at Maydon Wharf.
Oct 16, 2015
The Transnet National Ports Authority has reinstated several berths at Durban port back to their original permissible draughts.
Oct 16, 2015
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Sep 10, 2015
A two year contract for transport, warehousing and logistics services has been awarded to Imperial Logistics group company Freightmax by synthetic rubber manufacturer Karbochem. This is a significant contract renewal that reflects the company’s commitment to forging...
Sep 07, 2015
A statement that local ports were among the cheapest in the world, sparked intense debate at a Transport Forum meeting, in Durban, late last week. Drawing on global statistics which included a World Bank study, Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) senior manager for...
Aug 28, 2015
The project involves the repair of the outer caisson of the Prince Edward graving dry dock, in KwaZulu-Natal.
Aug 26, 2015
The ports of Cape Town and Saldanha Bay on Wednesday became the latest to go live with the Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA’s) new R79-million Web-based Integrated Port Management System (IPMS), first introduced at the pilot site, the Port of Durban, in...
Aug 14, 2015
Durban’s ageing dry dock will be closed for two months while repairs worth R30-million on its badly corroded outer caisson are being completed.
Jul 28, 2015
Transnet National Ports Authority CIO Mmutle Lentle
State-owned enterprise Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA’s) new Web-based integrated port management system (IPMS) went live on July 26 at the Port of Durban, with crude oil tanker Colorado being the first vessel to be brought into the port using the new...
Jul 23, 2015
The first Chemicals Imbizo, hosted by the Durban Chemicals Cluster at Moses Mabhida Stadium, saw various key players in the chemicals value chain come together and create linkages within the industry. The definition of an Imbizo is a “gathering”, the primary...
Jul 22, 2015
Aimed at leveraging South Africa’s strategic location and extensive coastline, Operation Phakisa will place at its centre the accelerated growth of the country’s marine transport and manufacturing (MTM) sector, which government believes can contribute up to...
Jul 06, 2015
State-owned entity Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has started the registration process for its integrated port management system (IPMS), which is scheduled to go live in the Port of Durban at the end of July. TNPA started issuing registration instructions...
Jun 12, 2015
DECIDING FACTOR Fabricon was awarded the new multiproduct pipeline and Vopak projects because of its project execution methods, adaptability and rapid delivery
Following the completion of several local projects showcasing engineering and labour-broking services provider Fabricon Pipe & Labour Hire’s knowledge about welding processes and its swift project execution methods, the company has been awarded several new contracts...
May 29, 2015
MAGNITUDINAL POTENTIAL The planned Durban Dig-Out Port will be the largest infrastructure capital project in South Africa, notwithstanding the value and timeframe of current projects
KwaZulu-Natal’s infrastructure development outlook is brighter than South Africa realises it is, considering the current level of megaproject activity in the province, states professional services and advisory firm Deloitte. Moreover, South Africa needs these...
May 22, 2015
The completion date for construction at Maydon Wharf has been set for December 2016.
May 15, 2015
PROJECT APPROACH Sucessfully upgrading the berth will require using a phased approach with limited construction access minimising disruption to the available quay space at the Port of Durban, which is already under capacity
SSAXSYS JV, a joint venture (JV) between construction group Stefanutti Stocks and enterprise development partner AXSYS Infrastructure has set the completion date for construction at Maydon Wharf, in Durban, in South Africa for December 2016. The contract to start...
Mar 06, 2015
The Transnet National Ports Authority has committed to spending R17-billion on infrastructure upgrades at the Port of Durban by 2023.
Feb 27, 2015
The Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) was committed to spending R17-billion on infrastructure upgrades at the Port of Durban by 2023. In a briefing on current projects that had begun or were about to get under way at the port, Port of Durban manager Moshe...
Feb 06, 2015
The project comprises three construction contracts, the most complex of which involves more than 14 km of the toll route.
Jan 23, 2015
A stretch of the N3 highway between Durban and Johannesburg will be upgraded, starting in the middle of 2015, in a contract valued at around R400-million, says South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) Eastern Region design and construction manager Ravi...
Jan 09, 2015
N3 Toll Concession (N3TC), the company managing a portion of the N3 toll route between South Africa's inland provinces and the Port of Durban, in KwaZulu-Natal, plans to invest nearly R1-billion on expanding and upgrading sections of the critical freight and...
Dec 11, 2014
A stretch of the N3 highway between Durban and Johannesburg will be upgraded, starting in the middle of 2015, in a contract valued at around R400-million, says South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) Eastern Region design and construction manager Ravi...
Dec 08, 2014
Besides tenders for cruise terminals at the Cape Town and Durban harbours, Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) plans to release a series of request for proposals (RFPs) in the coming months for terminal prospects at a number of the country’s commercial ports. As...
Dec 05, 2014
AfriSam is cementing its presence in the key province of KwaZulu-Natal with the commissioning of new readymix plants at Pietermaritzburg and Umlaas Road. “The plants were commissioned in late 2013 and were in response to increased demand in the...
Oct 02, 2014
Newly appointed Port of Durban manager Moshe Motlohi
Transnet National Ports Authority on Thursday announced the appointment of Transnet Port Terminals head of strategy Moshe Motlohi as the new Durban port manager. Motlohi, who had previously held various positions in the ports sector, would succeed current Durban...
Aug 15, 2014
The MobileControl application for Android operating systems and the Container Transport Solution were launched  at logistics software provider Dovetail’s Multi-Tech launch at the Bryanston Country Club, in Sandton, in June. Dovetail sales director Ralf Rolle says the...
Aug 13, 2014
Although the Port of Durban operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, there are critical problems with access. There are times when the port and the roads and yards are deserted.  At other times, the traffic is backed up so that drivers have to wait for hours,...
Jul 30, 2014
Trade and Industry Minister Dr Rob Davies has issued, for public comment, the application for the designation of an industrial development zone (IDZ) at Tshiame, in Harrismith, in the Free State, as well as the granting of an operator’s permit for an IDZ. The...
Jul 25, 2014
The project is expected to be completed in April 2015.
Jul 09, 2014
Esor Pipelines has one of the most impressive track records in the South African pipeline industry, including several prestigious projects that required specialised expertise. These include the recent completion of sub-Saharan Africa’s largest water pipeline — the...
Jun 13, 2014
ISLAND VIEW TERMINAL Fabricon has about 100 people working on Island View terminal
Engineering and labour broking services provider Fabricon Pipe and Labour Hire has quadrupled its turnover this year, owing to the company’s work on several public and private petrochemical and industrial projects. Fabricon MD Selwin Swartz tells Engineering News...
May 26, 2014
In addition to the terminal operator performance standards (TOPS) established by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) late last year the authority will also establish marine operator performance standards (MOPS), rail operator performance standards (ROPS) and...
May 23, 2014
Electrical equipment supplier Zest WEG Group has delivered 18 auxiliary transformers to Eskom’s Kusile coal-fired power station.
May 16, 2014
IMPORTANT COMPONENT Auxiliary transformers are a vital element of the Kusile plant
Electrical equipment supplier Zest WEG Group has delivered 18 auxiliary transformers to State-owned power utility Eskom’s new 4 800 MW Kusile coal-fired power station, in Mpumalanga, and is ready to deliver 12 more auxiliary transformers that are currently stored at...
May 09, 2014
DURBAN AERIAL VIEW Elgin Brown & Hamer South Africa offers a full in-house service in all aspects of ship repair
Ship repair company Elgin Brown & Hamer South Africa (EBH SA), a division of heavy engineering group DCD Marine, says it is well positioned to service Southern Africa’s burgeoning offshore oil and gas sector and the increasing number of large cargo vessels that...
May 09, 2014
NEW OFFSHORE SUPPLY VESSEL Servest has bought a seventh fast offshore supply vessel, the Ocean Swift, specifically for its new operation at the Port of Walvis Bay, in Namibia
Facilities management company Servest has expanded its footprint in Africa with the introduction of two new fast offshore supply vessels in Mozambique and the opening of a new branch in Walvis Bay, Namibia, last month, Servest Marine divisional MD Julian Hurrie tells...
Apr 18, 2014
TEAMWORK The 65 t container straddle carriers were loaded onto low-bed trailers using two mobile cranes
Machine moving and abnormal load specialist company Lovemore Bros successfully transported two cumbersome container straddle carriers from the Port of Durban to the city’s former major airport, Durban International Airport on February 11 and 12.
Sep 20, 2013
Transnet is moving ahead with the second phase of its plan to reconstruct and deepen berths at Maydon Wharf.
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