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February 22, 2024

On 19 February 2024, Cape Town Harbour witnessed the docking of the Al Kuwait, a Kuwaiti-flagged livestock vessel carrying 19,000 cattle. This event has sparked significant concern over animal welfare and environmental health issues due to the distressing conditions observed onboard and the pervasive foul smell that permeated parts of Cape Town, including Green Point, […]

November 8, 2023

Premier Winde recently met with stakeholders from the citrus fruit industry in Ceres, alongside provincial Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities, Mireille Wenger. Their discussions brought to light significant concerns regarding ongoing inefficiencies at the Port of Cape Town (PoCT), a critical gateway for exporting 42% of the region’s produce, valued at over R17 billion. […]

October 31, 2023

Hortgro, the South African deciduous fruit industry organization, welcomes the commitment of Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) to address problems at the Port of Cape Town. This follows a meeting that was held in Paarl recently between TPT and fruit industry stakeholders. TPT said that they are working on contingency plans to ensure that the upcoming […]