KZN floods: Movement of ships in Durban harbour limited by mass debris pile-up

Durban in the News: KZN floods: Movement of ships in Durban harbour limited by mass debris pile-up: Despite the Port of Durban being fully operational following the devastating flooding in KwaZulu-Natal, washed up waste has affected vessel movements. WATCH: 'We want to live and we want to keep moving' – Durban residents rebuild after flooding: As the first rays of sunshine pierce Durban following heavy rains and localised flooding, one resilient community is fighting the disaster with action. WATCH: Dramatic drone footage captures … [Read more...]

Extract from Ports & Ships Maritime News – Featured Durban Blog

Extract from Ports & Ships Maritime News: An interesting extract from Ports & Ships Maritime News which may be of interest to members: With all navigable areas of Durban Bay having been surveyed and declared safe for navigation, shipping activity in the Port of Durban was able to return to normal on Friday, 13 October, three days after one of the worst […] Durban Storm: The storm which devastated Durban on Tuesday was unprecedented, with sustained winds recorded of over 90 knots, coming from 2700 due west; it is remarkable that the … [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...]

Two Ships Keeler Race – Sunday 17 April 2016 – Featured Durban Blog

Amakati report – 16.04.2016: Dear Amakati, Report on Amakati exploits this past weekend RNYC Dinghy Series Saturdays 16th April. This was an excellent effort by the “hard-core” Amakati sailing the 2nd race day of the RNYC Winter Series. Six Darts and four Halcats sailed the two races held in rather fluky NE winds of mostly sub 5 knot speed. […] Full article here: - Margie Fill in the form below to have your blog featured on MyDurban - we will post a snippet and title link to your new blog posts. Submit and get free press … [Read more...]