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Marine Economy

Debut Africa Blue Economy Forum announced in London

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Debut Africa Blue Economy Forum announced in London

The first Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF) (www.ABEF2018.com) is to be held in London on 7 to 8 June 2018, to coincide with World Oceans Day. More than 150 delegates and speakers are expected to attend, including government ministers, business leaders, ocean experts and environmental and maritime organisations, to discuss the economic contribution of the

Why fishing vessels turn-off public tracking systems

Monday, March 12th, 2018

Why fishing vessels turn-off public tracking systems

Oceana, today, 12 March 2018, published a new investigative report highlighting four commercial fishing vessels that appeared to turn off their public tracking systems, potentially questionable behavior known as going dark at sea.  While this public tracking system, called the...

South Africa’s container trade market grows at 10%

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

South Africa’s container trade market grows at 10%

During the third quarter of 2017, the total import and export container trade market experienced consistent 10% year-on-year growth, a similar result as in previous quarters, which on face value is remarkable growth. The main hallmark of...

TOC Durban event to tackle trade flows challenges across Africa

Friday, September 15th, 2017

TOC Durban event to tackle trade flows challenges across Africa

Agility, APM Terminals, Borderless Alliance, Dole South Africa, DP World Maputo, Dube TradePort, ICTSI DRC and Walvis Bay Corridor Group are among the latest confirmed to join the pan-African trade debate at inaugural TOC in Durban. Sihle...

Heavy Haul Rail Networks in Africa need co-ordinated development

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Heavy Haul Rail Networks in Africa need co-ordinated development

The future state and role of the heavy haul rail network in Africa is a critical discussion if we are to increase intra-African trade. This is according to Brian Monakali, Deputy Chairman of the International Heavy Haul...

Oceana investigation exposes EU vessels unlawful fishing in Africa

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Oceana investigation exposes EU vessels unlawful fishing in Africa

Oceana today released a new report highlighting unlawful fishing activities, authorized by four European countries, in the waters of The Gambia and Equatorial Guinea between April 2012 and August 2015. Using data from Global Fishing Watch, an online technology...

IHHA focuses on the future of railway heavy haul

Monday, September 4th, 2017

IHHA focuses on the future of railway heavy haul

The future of the heavy haul industry, a crucial cog in the global logistics chain, remains on shaky ground in light of adverse global market conditions that continue to threaten the profitability and sustainability of heavy rail...

Rail is key to driving trade in landlocked countries across Africa

Monday, August 28th, 2017

Rail is key to driving trade in landlocked countries across Africa

Railway infrastructure development is an important building block to improving trade across the Southern Africa Hinterland Territories, which comprises three landlocked countries; Malawi, Zimbabwe and Zambia. This is according to Emmanuel Ntshangase, Country Manager of Maersk Line...

Women in engineering make strides in defence industry

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Women in engineering make strides in defence industry

Although South Africa’s engineering sector is making progress in attracting women in both technical and leadership roles, the journey ahead remains a long and challenging one, especially in the defence industry. According to statistics by South African NGO Women in...

Durban conference to focus on SA’s potential to become global gas hub

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Durban conference to focus on SA’s potential to become global gas hub

A conference taking place in Durban from 9 to 11 October 2017 is set to explore South Africa’s aspirations to build an energy hub for gas cooperation with international partners along the value chain. The International Gas...

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