Port of Durban operations recovering

Marine operations at the Port of Durban have partially resumed following disruptions caused by inclement weather experienced this week. On Wednesday at 6:30pm, the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) declared 80% of the navigable area of the port safe for marine operations. “We are extremely appreciative of the excellent collaboration between TNPA and various stakeholders who acted quickly and efficiently to partially restore normality at the port. Our immediate focus is to continue with the implementation of the recovery … [Read more...]

Durban Image: Durban Port

A Durban tagged image from Flickr - click on the name of the photographer below the image to see more Durban goodness. Durban Port Image by michaelseangallagher … [Read more...]

Waterside Action Lined Up for Durban Port Festival

Waterside Action Lined Up for Durban Port Festival: The Durban Port Festival is a celebration of the country’s busiest commercial port. Photo: Philip Wilson From 09 to 10 September, Durbanites of all ages will have the opportunity to enjoy a range of fun and educational landside and waterside activities lined up as part of the Durban Port Festival 2017. Durban Port Manager, Moshe Motlohi, said: “The primary goal of our port festivals is to provide marine ‘edu-tainment’ for our future generations.” The two-day festival is part of Transnet … [Read more...]

SA Navy Ships Open to Public at Durban Port Festival

SA Navy Ships Open to Public at Durban Port Festival: The public will be able to board SA Navy ships and Transnet tugs at the Durban Port Festival on 09-10 September 2017 Photo: Philip Wilson This weekend the South African Navy will host public tours of two of its naval ships as part of the Durban Port Festival being held from Saturday, 09 to Sunday, 10 September. The festival is hosted by Transnet National Ports Authority, in partnership with eThekwini Municipality, MSC Cruises, African Marine Solutions (AMSOL) and the South African Navy. SAS … [Read more...]