Russian Ship Detained in Port Elizabeth for Cargo of Illicit Arms

Russian Ship Detained in Port Elizabeth for Cargo of Illicit Arms

South African police have detained the Russian-owned freighter Lada after a tip-off about an allegedly illegal cargo of weaponry on board.  According to South African port operator Transnet, …
Aug 24, 2018 /  Curious
GAC South Africa expands into Port Elizabeth

GAC South Africa expands into Port Elizabeth

GAC South Africa has opened its fifth branch, to provide a portfolio of shipping services for oil & gas projects and LPG shipments at Port Elizabeth as well as its neighbouring port Ngqura (Coega). GAC has served …
Apr 27, 2018 /  Curious
APM Terminals Port Elizabeth Still Affected by Cyber Attack

APM Terminals Port Elizabeth Still Affected by Cyber Attack

The Latest on a widespread cyber attack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times local): Ports operated by the Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk are still crippled following this week's cyber …
Jul 11, 2017 /  Accidents
Bulk Carrier Cherry Blossom held in South Africa’s Port Elizabeth over Western Sahara claim

Bulk Carrier Cherry Blossom held in South Africa’s Port Elizabeth over Western Sahara claim

A Moroccan phosphate ship has been held in a South African port by a complaint from Western Sahara Polisario movement that it transported cargo unlawfully from the disputed territory, a lawyer and Polisario said on …
May 4, 2017 /  Vessels
Incat Crowther to Design 18m Catamaran Dive Support Vessels

Incat Crowther to Design 18m Catamaran Dive Support Vessels

Incat Crowther announced yesterday its recent contract with Legacy Marine Group of Port Elizabeth, South Africa for the design of two (2) new 18-meter Catamaran Dive Support Vessels to be built for Stapem …
Apr 25, 2017 /  Vessels
APM Terminals increases Port Elizabeth investment plans to USD $200Mln in preparation for ultra large container ships

APM Terminals increases Port Elizabeth investment plans to USD $200Mln in preparation for ultra large container ships

Alongside infrastructure improvement projects announced by the Port Authority NY/NJ, this investment will further enable global trade at the largest container terminal on the east coast of the United States. APM …
Feb 23, 2017 /  Curious
Firefighters battle blaze on board container ship APL Austria in Port Elizabeth (Video)

Firefighters battle blaze on board container ship APL Austria in Port Elizabeth (Video)

The cause of a major blaze on board the APL Austria, a Liberian flagged cargo vessel now docked at Ngqura harbour, some 30km east of Port Elizabeth, may take time to determine; the South African Maritime Safety Authority …
Feb 14, 2017 /  Accidents
APM Terminals to invest USD 70 million to ready Port Elizabeth terminal for future trade

APM Terminals to invest USD 70 million to ready Port Elizabeth terminal for future trade

Investment will enable one of the largest ports in the USA to receive increased loads arriving from larger vessels travelling via the Panama Canal. The Port of New York and New Jersey is the largest port on …
Aug 31, 2016 /  Curious
Aegean launches bunkering operation in South Africa

Aegean launches bunkering operation in South Africa

Aegean Marine Petroleum Network expects to attract passing ships with a new operation offering bunkers at anchorage in South Africa's Algoa Bay, making it the first company able to offer fuels outside port limits …
Mar 26, 2016 /  Curious