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South African freight volumes drop

The Ctrack Freight & Transport Index for February 2020 shows an overall freight volume decline of 4,8% versus the same period a year ago. While substantial, the fall is less than the 5,1% decline in freight volumes reported in January 2020...

Mbalula bans cruise ships from entering ports

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula on Wednesday issued a ban on leisure vessels entering South Africa’s eight seaports. He also prohibited cargo vessels from changing crews once they dock as part of measures to contain the spread of...

Djibouti opens $590m Doraleh mega port

The $590m Doraleh mega port, Djibouti’s new ultra-modern mega port was opened earlier this week. This is with a view to facilitate the country’s efforts towards providing world class shipping platform. Aboubaker Omar Hadi, chairman, Djibouti Ports...