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Port of PE commemorates World Health and Safety Day at Work

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Transnet National Ports Authority commemorated the 100th anniversary of the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO), World Health and Safety Day at Work. Whilst the actual day was celebrated on Sunday, 28 April this year, the Port of PE decided to reignite staff awareness on the importance of health and safety at work on a week day.

Transnet Appoints Ngqura Liquid Bulk Terminal Operator

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The Port of Ngqura is poised to play a vital role in ensuring the security of South Africa’s fuel supply, while creating a new petroleum trading hub for Southern Africa in anticipation of the relocation of existing liquid bulk facilities from Port Elizabeth. This follows the conclusion of an agreement between Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) and Oiltanking Grindrod Calulo (Pty) Ltd (OTGC) to plan, fund, construct, own, maintain and operate a new liquid bulk handling facility at the Port of Ngqura.

South African Ports Gear Up for New e-Commerce Platform

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Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), a division of Transnet SOC Ltd, is taking another step on its journey to digitalise South Africa’s ports operations into ‘SMART People’s Ports’ through a fully integrated e-commerce platform expected to go live in April 2017.

SA’s Flagship Container Port Unveils R700m Investment into Eastern Cape

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Two new landmarks at the Port of Ngqura, which are part of ongoing developments to position the port as a container transhipment hub for Sub-Saharan Africa, were officially launched by Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) today.

The new landmarks are the port’s state-of-the-art administration building and an administration craft basin for pilot boats and tugboats, including office facilities for operational staff working on these craft.

Also included in TNPA’s latest R700 million investment into the port is the vacuum based automated mooring technology pioneered at Ngqura last year. Produced by global engineering group, Cavotec, the 26 mooring units were designed, custom manufactured and installed to meet the specific environmental conditions of the Port of Ngqura, which include strong winds that can negatively impact on cargo operations, safety and the port’s efficiency.