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  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance

     Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Dredging Services division has been very busy these days pumping sand onto Durban’s Golden Mile beaches, aimed to welcome thousands of holidaymakers this festive season. Under the project, sand collected by their modern trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Isandlwana during TNPA’s usual harbor dredging operations from the ‘sand trap’ […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Construction of Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) new bed leveler/dredger (plough tug) is underway at FTC Engineering (Pty) Ltd, trading as Tide Marine Shipyard, in Port Elizabeth. TNPA and the shipbuilder held an official keel laying ceremony for the new vessel earlier last week, on Friday, January 19. In line with maritime tradition, a commemorative coin was […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC and Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) have been nominated for the Innovative Support Services award for setting up Africa’s first dredging school. The award recognizes support services that enable or enrich the dredging sector that do not include physical dredging activity: examples include education & training, surveying, hydrographics, research & development, consultants, specialist […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    On 5 November 2014, Ms Marisa Gerards, the Dutch Ambassador for South Africa, attended a meeting in which the details of the cooperation between Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) and Royal IHC (IHC) were explained in detail. This takes the form of a supplier development plan (SDP), which is part of IHC’s contract to deliver […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has been awarded the contract for the design, construction and delivery of a 5,500m3 trailing suction hopper dredger to Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) in South Africa. The new dredger will join TNPA’s existing fleet of IHC Merwede-built vessels which features the 4,200m3 TSHD ISANDLWANA (ordered in 2008) and the grab hopper dredger […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    At the end of February, the Training Institute for Dredging (TID) successfully conducted a three-day training program for the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) in Durban, South Africa. The program’s main focus was to provide harbour masters with valuable insights into the fundamentals of dredging projects, types of equipment, working methods and contract responsibilities – […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 September 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 […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority’s Dredging Services has concluded its Port of Mossel Bay 2019/20 dredging campaign, ensuring that sand trap and high spots within the port were successfully removed. The 2019/20 campaign made use of two dredgers – trail dredger, Isandlwana, which focused its effort on the entrance channel and the sand trap while the […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Dredging Services division has embarked on another maintenance dredging campaign at the Port of Cape Town to ensure the port provides safe navigational channels and berthing facilities for shipping. Around 20,000m³ of sand and sediment is expected to be removed during the dredging exercise, which started on 28 October. The […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has taken delivery of a new survey craft as the latest acquisition in its Dredging Services division’s ongoing fleet replacement program. Carl Gabriel, Executive Manager for TNPA’s Dredging Services division, said that the new vessel is replacing the South African port landlord’s existing Survey Craft, Swift, which is 32 years […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The South African Port of Ngqura, the first port in the world to have a fixed jet pump sand bypass system, is meeting its stringent dredging targets of 240 000 tonnes of sand per year, Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) said in its latest release.  “This is an achievement as we are complying with the Record […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA)’s Dredging Services division will soon embark on a maintenance dredging campaign at the Port of Cape Town to restore the design depths at certain berths inside Duncan Dock. The maintenance campaign, which is set to start in early April 2019, is scheduled for completion by the end of May 2019. […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) has given Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Port of Richards Bay, South Africa, the green light to construct its multi million-rand floating dock infrastructure. The new $96 million floating dock facility, which will be located at the port’s Small Craft Harbor, forms part of the $302 million capital investment plans […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Addressing stakeholders at a business breakfast in Durban earlier today, representatives of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) provided a project update on the forthcoming Durban Container Terminal (DCT) Pier 2’s North Quay deepening project. As Transnet reported, the deeper berths will enable the Port of Durban to accommodate newer generation container vessels by 2023. The company’s Chief […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ilembe, built by Royal IHC, recently took part in a trial for a special beach nourishment program along sections of the Golden Mile in Durban, South Africa. Under this major coastal protection scheme, the TNPA’s 5,500m³ dredger was used to collect sand from the ‘sand trap’ area […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) welcomed on Thursday, November 23rd over 50 invitees from across the Southern African dredging sector to its yard in the Port of Cape Town for a one-day seminar on dredging. The guest list included representatives from a wide range of companies with an interest in dredging; encompassing those that supply dredging […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 27-April 2, 2017).   Damen Completes Repair Work on TSHD Leiv Eiriksson Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) has recently completed works in Vlissingen and Brest on two Jan de Nul’s vessels.   Gothenburg Testing Dredge Spoils for New Terminal […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Dredging Services division has embarked on a $1.1 million maintenance dredging campaign at the Port of Cape Town to restore the design depths inside Duncan dock. The maintenance dredging program, which began on 8 March 2017, is scheduled for completion by the end April 2017. The main objective of the […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) six-berth reconstruction project at the Maydon Wharf Precinct in the Port of Durban has reached a milestone, with berth 13 and 14 now deeper and safer for bigger ships calling at the port. The contract for reconstruction and deepening of six Maydon Wharf Berths 1-4, 13 and 14 was awarded […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you a list of the most popular interviews from the past year.   Beacon Marine: Osterville Dredging Scheme Wrapped Up Beacon Marine Construction, LLC., a Massachusetts based full service marine contractor, has completed a dredging and beach nourishment project in Osterville, MA.   Julong Dredging Raises the Bar Julong Dredging & Mining Machinery Co., […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority’s project to deepen and lengthen berths at Durban Container Terminal (DCT): Pier 2 has reached a key milestone – the multi-billion Main Marine Construction Works package will go out to tender this month. This follows the two environmental approvals secured from the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) last year for marine […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has started a port infrastructure rehabilitation project at the small domestic seaport of Port Nolloth on the northwestern coast of South Africa. The project is aimed at improving infrastructure for offshore activities and forms part of efforts to develop the country’s marine transport and manufacturing industry in line with the South […]

  • 11 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 5-11 2016).    Boskalis-Middle East Wins NPP Dredging Deal Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd and Boskalis-Middle East recently won a multi-million dredging contract for the New Port Project (NPP) project in Doha, Qatar.   Transnet CEO Comments on […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In just a few months, the first ever Dredging School in Africa will be launched at the Maritime School of Excellence, Durban. The announcement was made by Nonkululeko Sishi, Chief Human Resources Officer at Transnet, during the recent launch of the IHC Dredging Simulator in Durban. Ms Nonkululeko Sishi said: “In January 2017, we will be launching the first ever Dredging […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    The last week’s launch of the Africa’s First Dredging Simulator at the Transnet Maritime School of Excellence (MSOE) provided an excellent opportunity for Mr Richard Vallihu, Chief Executive of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), to speak about the topic. The inauguration of the Royal IHC dredging simulator, held on Friday, 2 September, marked the start of a new […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Africa’s first ever dredging simulator was launched today in the port city of Durban, South Africa. The project represents another positive spin-off of ongoing collaboration between Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), the Transnet Maritime School of Excellence (MSoE), the Netherlands based Royal IHC and its world-renowned Training Institute. The high-tech simulator – based at the MSoE’s […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ILEMBE, the largest of its kind that will be operating in South Africa, has just passed off the coast of Portugal and is on its way to home port in Durban. The delivery of the TSHD to Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) will follow previously built IHC vessels, the 4,200m³ TSHD ISANDLWANA (delivered in […]