Man’s body found floating in Port of Durban – NSRI

Durban in the News: Man's body found floating in Port of Durban - NSRI: The body of an adult man has been found floating in the water in the Port of Durban on Tuesday, the National Sea Rescue Institute said. KZN police arrest 'most wanted' Glebelands Hostel murder suspect: One of the most wanted suspects linked to the Glebelands Hostel murders has been arrested, KwaZulu-Natal police said. Heavy delays on the N3 following 'serious crash': A "serious crash" on the N3 has resulted in the closure of the north bound of the Tugela toll plaza … [Read more...]

SAMSA investigates port collision

Durban, South Africa, April 16, 2018: The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA), has launched an investigation into a collision between a car carrier vessel and an inactive tugboat while the ship was berthing alongside Durban Point Precinct. The vessel CSCC ASIA, operated by Hoegh Autoliners, collided with the inactive tug Inyalazi at about 9am on Friday, 13 April 2018 at R shed at the Port of Durban. Captain Saroor Ali, SAMSA Regional Manager (Eastern Region) said the incident was being investigated by SAMSA. “SAMSA is … [Read more...]

Excitement as Global Startup Grind Chapter is established in Port Elizabeth

Excitement as Global Startup Grind Chapter is established in Port Elizabeth: Startup Grind Port Elizabeth Chapter Director, Alan Straton Photo: Richard Huggard Excitement as Global Startup Grind Chapter is established in Port Elizabeth Startup and entrepreneurial businesses are characterised by high energy, high hopes and high expectations. Port Elizabeth offers many advantages to these businesses – central location, institutional and private support, easy and quick accessibility within the city, a can-do mindset and friendly people … [Read more...]

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...]