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  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Caterpillar Marine has just released the latest episode of their “Stories From The Sea” in which they highlight importance of the trailing suction hopper dredger Isandlwana’s work in the Richards Bay waters.  Richards Bay is Africa’s second largest port industrial port. Keeping business flowing at full capacity is vital to the fast-growing economy in southern […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) hosted an official launch workshop earlier this month, which discussed the erosion and adaptation projects in the coastal areas of West Africa. The workshop took stock of the main cross-sectoral issues at the local, regional and international scales, presented the main axes and intervention modalities and examined […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredges, a Baltimore, MD, based manufacturer of cutter suction dredgers and dredge equipment, has successfully delivered a portable cutter suction dredger (CSD) to their customer in Malawi, southeastern Africa. In 2018, the Millennium Challenge Account of Malawi (MCA-M) awarded Ellicott Dredges a tendered contract to supply an Ellicott Series 1270 Dragon dredger. The new […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    DEME, the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group, said in their latest announcement that the coastal protection works in Benin at the Cotonou shoreline are in full swing. Works include beach nourishment with a total volume of 1,5 million m³ as well as rock revetment and groyne construction. “The first groyne was completed by the […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Africa Ports & Harbours Show (24-27 June, 2013, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa) is the continent’s leading ports event. It is part of Africa’s only ports conference and exhibition with attendees from all over Africa. It is supported by government and industry alike. The Conference – Economics of transport and what is driving demand […]

  • 24 May 2012

    IQPC has announced that the Dredging & Port Expansion Africa 2013, the inaugural Africa dredging event, is scheduled for 11-14 February, 2013. The host city will again be Durban, and this time the focus will be squarely on Africa north of the Limpopo – that is in addition to again covering South Africa’s dredging and […]

  • 9 October 2012

    Next month ports authorities and terminal operators from over 11 African countries are heading to Cape Town, South Africa to develop collaborative approaches to ports expansion and regional trade facilitation during the African Ports Evolution 2012 Forum that will take place at the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront from 20 – 22 November 2012. The development […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Now in its 4th year, Dredging and Port Expansion Africa will take place on 27–29 January 2015, in Durban, South Africa. “Africa’s leading event focused on partnerships for new projects, port accessibility and congestion management will provide you with strategies on how to develop your ports and terminals and decrease the cost of doing business […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Significant progress has been made on the construction of workboat INYOSI that will support Transnet National Ports Authority’s new $62 million trailing suction hopper dredger ILEMBE when she gets to work dredging South Africa’s ports early next year. Carl Gabriel, head of TNPA’s Dredging Services Division, said: “The combination workboat/hydrographic survey boat is being built by […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Tau Morwe, Chief Executive of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the 3rd Cool Logistics Africa conference, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa on 4-6 March 2014. As one of the five divisions of Transnet Ltd, South Africa’s national transport operator, TNPA is responsible for managing infrastructure […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Tau Morwe, Chief Executive of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the 3rd Cool Logistics Africa conference, taking place in Cape Town, South Africa on 4-6 March 2014. As one of the five divisions of Transnet Ltd, South Africa’s national transport operator, TNPA is responsible for managing infrastructure […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    IBC Asia’s Africa Port Development Forum (3-6 March 2014, Hilton Durban, South Africa) will address current issues and challenges in port and related infrastructure capacities, user & investor expectations and how the African region as a whole is gearing up to attract more investments. Project updates on greenfield & expansion projects will be showcased for […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    IBC Asia’s Africa Port Development Forum (3-6 March 2014, Hilton Durban, South Africa) will address current issues and challenges in port and related infrastructure capacities, user & investor expectations and how the African region as a whole is gearing up to attract more investments. Project updates on greenfield & expansion projects will be showcased for […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 2nd East Africa Port Expansion Conference is set to take place from 21-23 March 2018 in Mombasa, Kenya, reports the event organizer IQPC. East African ports are undergoing massive expansion in order to meet growing global trade demands. New projects include port infrastructure development, dredging operations, rail link construction and upgrade of terminal operating […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    African Ports Evolution (26-28 August 2013, Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa) will address the readiness of African ports to receive the newer and bigger vessels, developing, improving and protecting port facilities; securing financing for marine infrastructure; managing congestion and increasing operational efficiency. The programme will feature leading presentations and case studies from Africa […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    African Ports Evolution (26-28 August 2013, Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa) will address the readiness of African ports to receive the newer and bigger vessels, developing, improving and protecting port facilities; securing financing for marine infrastructure; managing congestion and increasing operational efficiency. The programme will feature leading presentations and case studies from Africa […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Now in its 4th year, the Dredging and Port Expansion Africa event, taking place from 27–29 January 2015, will be held in Durban, South Africa. “Africa’s leading event will focus on partnerships for new projects, port accessibility and congestion management will provide you with strategies on how to develop the ports and terminals and decrease […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Now in its 4th year, Dredging and Port Expansion Africa event, taking place from 27 – 29 January 2015, will be held in Durban, South Africa. “Africa’s leading event will focus on partnerships for new projects, port accessibility and congestion management will provide you with strategies on how to develop your ports and terminals and […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Shipyards Group will hold its first African Dredging Seminar on 23rd November at Damen Shipyards Cape Town. The seminar will be attended by personnel from Damen and its suppliers as well as representative of the South African Government and TNPA. The seminar is open to all with an interest in the dredging industry, the […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Senior APM Terminals leaders met with the Nigerian Federal Minister of Industry, Trade & Investment, Mr. Olusegun Aganga and a delegation of government officials and advisors in The Hague as part of ongoing discussions on port infrastructure investment to promote Nigerian economic development through access to world-class logistics capabilities. Overall African port utilization currently exceeds […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 3rd annual Dredging and Port Expansion Africa will again be the premier meeting place for port and dredging professionals in Africa. This time however the event sets sail for the east coast of Africa and will dock in Maputo, Mozambique, from the 27 – 30 January 2014. Ports in Mozambique have benefited heavily from […]

  • 12 September 2012

    Cape Town boasts the second deepest container port in Africa and expects to see its container capacity expand to one million TEU’s per annum by 2013. The Port is ideally suited to serve as a hub for cargoes between Europe, the Americas and Africa, Asia and Oceania, and this year sets the stage for African […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Ports and Harbours West Africa summit is scheduled for 26 – 28 January, 2015, in Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Centre, Accra, Ghana. Formally supported by the Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority, the Ports and Harbours West Africa event will focus on operational and construction challenges affecting port expansion, development and efficiency for West African Ports. […]

  • 7 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) will host the Africa Economic Maritime Integration Conference on 4 and 5 November 2013 at the International Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa. The conference will feature 20 world-class speakers in the fields of economics, commerce and industry, banking sector, port operations, technology and innovation. “We envisage about 200 senior […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) will host the Africa Economic Maritime Integration Conference on 4 and 5 November 2013 at the International Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa. The conference will feature 20 world-class speakers in the fields of economics, commerce and industry, banking sector, port operations, technology and innovation. “We envisage about 200 senior […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging & Port Expansion Africa 2013 conference, hosted in Durban, is approaching. This conference, scheduled for 11-14 February, 2013, is the only event of its kind on the African continent, and is the essential gathering of maintenance and capital dredging and port construction and development thought-leaders from around the continent and the world. At […]