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Defending the digital gates

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The cranes that unload containers from ships at two of South Africa’s busiest ports slowed nearly to a halt in July 2021. Trucks waited...

Scrap metal export ban a boost for Transnet

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Transnet says government’s ban on the export of scrap and waste metal will go a long way in the fight against metal theft.   Government recently...

Transnet security officers granted peace officer status

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Transnet says the granting of peace officer status to its security officers is an important step in ramping up the fight against cable and...

Ports Authority rescues stranded flood survivors

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Transnet National Ports Authority has rescued at least 80 people during the torrential flooding in eThekwini, KwaZulu-Natal. The areas has received significant downpours of rain...

ISS: Hybrid warfare – Africa beware

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Africa is rapidly becoming a theatre for hybrid threats. Allegations of state-backed information campaigns designed to ramp up divisions in Mali and cyber attacks...

Transnet IT security back on track

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Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan has commended Transnet employees for their hard work to have managed to restore full operations at the ports after...

ISS: Cyber attacks expose the vulnerability of South Africa’s ports

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A joint effort is needed to prevent the unprecedented attack on Transnet’s port operating systems becoming the new normal. On 22 July, the first reports...

South Africa’s Transnet says will soon lift force majeure after cyberattack

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South African state logistics firm Transnet said it would soon lift a force majeure for its container terminals that it declared following a cyberattack...

Transnet says has identified and isolated the source of IT disruption

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State-owned firm Transnet said on Friday it had identified and isolated the source of the disruption to its IT systems, which impacted its container...

Transnet operations normalise in KZN

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Transnet’s port and rail operations in KwaZulu-Natal have normalised following last week’s unrest in the province. “The Ports of Durban and Richards Bay have reported...

Veecraft awarded tender to manufacture Transnet workboats

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Veecraft Marine has been awarded a Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) tender to design, manufacture and assemble two twin-screw, diesel powered workboats for the...

Transnet getting new AW109SP helicopters

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The Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) will in the coming weeks receive two new AW109SP helicopters from Italy’s Leonardo. On 17 April Gianfranco Sottotetti, Head...

SA allocates R7 billion for new port facilities

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The Transnet National Ports Authority has allocated R7 billion to build new port facilities to grow South Africa's ocean economy, including workboat...

SAS launches first of nine tugs for Transnet National Ports Authority

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Southern African Shipyards this morning launched the first of nine new tugboats for the Transnet National Ports Authority at its Durban premises. The...

Denel looking to participate in South African rail rejuvenation

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State owned aerospace and defence company Denel is in talks with Transnet and the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) over...

Former soldiers feature in Transnet security drive

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Some 153 of 220 recruits who have graduated as security personnel from the Transnet School of Security are former Military Skills Development...

Transnet considers ship repair facility

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Transnet is assessing proposals for a business plan to set up a ship repair facility. Vuyo Kahla, a group executive in the...

Zuma orders review of troubled state firms

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South African President Jacob Zuma has ordered an external audit of state companies, following persistent reports of mismanagement and political meddling, and...