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May 8, 2024

Extensive efforts have been made from industry and the Western Cape Government (WCG) to work with Transnet Port Terminals to ensure that a credible and reliable recovery plan is in place to stabilise operations in the short-term. Now, South African citrus exports are set to increase rapidly towards the end of May 2024, with an […]

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April 26, 2024

The announcement by Transnet that it is finally seeking a private partner for development at the Port of Cape Town is long overdue. Earlier this week, Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) issued a call for interested parties to submit bids to acquire, operate, maintain, refurbish, or construct and transfer a liquid bulk terminal at the […]

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April 9, 2024

Fierce winds reaching speeds of up to 110 kilometres per hour wreaked havoc at the Port of Cape Town over the weekend, significantly disrupting operations. The severe storm conditions forced the automatic shutdown of ship-to-shore (STS) cranes, essential for container movement, when one unit registered wind speeds of approximately 60 knots. This led to a […]

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February 15, 2024

This week, Minister of Finance and Economic Opportunities, Mireille Wenger, together with officials from the Department of Economic Development and Tourism, hosted the Western Cape Government’s fifth annual Port Stakeholder Engagement. This year’s  engagement was clear on the need for the urgent action needed to turn performance around at the Container Terminal in the Port […]

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February 13, 2024

The Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) announces the successful delivery and operationalization of the first batch of four hydraulic tension mooring units at the ports of Cape Town and Ngqura. These units are part of a larger procurement initiative by TNPA, totaling 52 units, aimed at bolstering port operations across South Africa. The introduction of […]

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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. […]