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Africa's Busiest and Largest Ports ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ Subscribe to our YouTube channel : https://goo.gl/oHL7nB ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ With over 90% of Africa’s imports and exports conducted by sea, there is an increasing need for innovation and development in the field of maritime. Africa covers about 6% of the earth’s total surface. With 38 of its 54 states either coastal or insular in nature, Africa has over a hundred port facilities, a few of which handle 6% of the worldwide water-borne cargo traffic and about 3% of the world’s container traffic. With over 90% of Africa’s imports and exports conducted by sea, research conducted by Jovago.com reveals the 7 harbours/ports that stand out strategically across the region. Durban, South Africa Port of Durban as popularly...
Logos Hope's first visit to South Africa began in Durban and was a great start to this five port tour of the nation with many opportunities to bring knowledge, help and hope. After the time open to the public the vessel is undergoing the annual dry dock for maintenance.
Port Elizabeth, South Africa (HD) Tours - South Africa Vacation Travel Videos HD, World Travel Guide http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=World1Tube Port Elizabeth or The Bay (Zulu: Bhayi; Xhosa: iBhayi; Afrikaans: Die Baai) is one of the largest cities in South Africa, situated in the Eastern Cape Province, 770 km (478 mi) east of Cape Town. The city, often shortened to PE and nicknamed "The Friendly City" or "The Windy City", stretches for 16 km along Algoa Bay, and is one of the major seaports in South Africa. Port Elizabeth was founded as a town in 1820 to house British settlers as a way of strengthening the border region between the Cape Colony and the Xhosa. It now forms part of the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality which has a population of over 1.3 milli...
Transnet’s first-ever People’s Port Festival, which was held at the usually inaccessible Port Elizabeth Harbour. Despite not being allowed to fly my Drone at the People's Ports Festival, I still managed to get some non-drone footage... hope you enjoy and please share and subscribe ;) #DroningPE #PortElizabeth #MandelaBay #Transnet
At the World Economic Forum on Africa 2017 held in Durban in the first week of May, top names and faces from the world of business and prominent leaders gathered under the same roof to discuss how the continent can grow and prosper. CNBC Africa joined the Minister of Public Enterprises, Lynne Brown on a tour of the Port of Durban, the continent's biggest and busiest port run by Transnet, the transport umbrella of South Africa.
Port of Durban, South African Harbour of Durban, The Port of Durban, commonly called Durban Harbour, is the largest and busiest shipping terminal in sub-Saharan Africa. It handles up to 31.4 million tons of cargo each year. It is the fourth largest container terminal in the Southern Hemisphere, handling 2,568,124 TEU in 2012. Storm scatters ships in the harbour of Durban ,South Africa supercell' storm Moored ships were blown away as a "supercell thunderstorm" swept through South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal region loods in Durban, floodings Kwazulu-Natal, heavy rainfall in South Africa, Kwazulu-Natal floods, , Kwazulu-Natal floodings, Kwazulu-Natal rainfall, Kwazulu-Natal rain, Kwazulu-Natal torrential rains, South Africa floods, South Africa floodings, South Africa rain, South ...
For more on this and other stories please visit http://www.enca.com/ From power plants to rail to ports, there is a massive building programme underway. But while you may have heard of it, very few have seen it. eNCA has been given access to some of the projects which -- when built -- will help drive this economy. The story continues in part two.
Project Overview - South African Port Operations Saldanha Bay The Port of Saldanha is one of the largest natural deep water ports within South Africa, with an average draft of 17.5m over 5 berths. Development began in 1969 and began operations in 1976. Saldanha is the largest iron ore export facility in South Africa also handling granite, steel and pallets. Iron ore is brought in via the Sishen-Saldanha railway line (861km) In order to facilitate the bulk handling, storage and loading of vessels, a conveyor system was developed. The project has allowed for many innovative solutions to increasing availability of equipment and decreasing wear and environmental impact. - Combinations of moving heads and diverter chutes allow for material to be easily directed to a conveyor feeding the ship-...
African port operators opened a new chapter of cooperation to enhance efficiency in the freight sector. The Durban harbour, In the KwaZulu Natal province of South Africa, saw several important agreements signed between Mozambique, Ghana and South Africa. Angelo Coppola has the details
(www.abndigital.com) According to the South African Maritime Safety Authority, 98% of South Africa's total import and export trade was carried by foreign ships last year with the country losing out on R45 billion in potential business. Out of 9 000 ships coming in and out of the country's ports every year, only one is registered with South Africa. ABN's Monique Senekal reports.
Transnet Port Terminals – Delivering freight reliably South Africa’s port terminals are the gateways to economic growth and job creation – the anchor in a sophisticated logistics chain. Ensuring that freight flows reliably by sea, rail and road through 16 terminals at all seven South African commercial ports is Transnet Port Terminals. We operate the terminals and provide logistics services in the ports of Saldanha Bay, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Ngqura, East London, Durban and Richards Bay. No other port terminal network in the world offers the same flexibility as the South African complementary terminal management system. Because the terminals work as a single system, and are not in competition with each other, vessels are provided with optimal routing in order to ensure that they ...
The eastern cape in South Africa is in a spot of trouble. Unemployment figures are on the rise, the economy is stagnant, and growth opportunities are few and far between. It's really the export driven automotive sector which is the big local employer. So when state owned Transnet National Ports announced that it was planning to expand its operations in the port of Coega local business leaders got excited. Angelo Coppola has more.
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 five storey administration building is named eMendi, in reference to the SS Mendi troopship that sunk in the English Channel 100 years ago carrying well over 800 servicemen, the majority of whom were black South Africans.
The new requirements for children travelling to or from the Republic of South Africa will take it effect from today. The Department of Home Affairs says the new immigration regulations are aimed at establishing the principle that all minors require the consent of their parents when traveling into or out of the Republic. To get more clarity on matters related to the Unabridged Birth Certificates requirement for children travelling abroad, we are joined by Mkuseli Apleni, Director-General at the Department of Home Affairs....http://owl.li/NH0R2 For more News visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SABCNewsOnline?lang=en Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SABCNewsOnline
On this episode of Focus on Ports Nico Walters, GM, Strategy, Transnet National Ports Authority and Peter Major, Mining Consultant at Cadiz Corporate Solutions unpack the mining sector's relationship with South Africa's ports.