The expansion of Port of Walvis Bay is under way, with 85 percent of the work already completed, according to the African Development Bank (AfDB). Construction of the new container terminal is expected to be completed by June 2019.
The Dube TradePort has injected R11.5 billion into the South African economy over the past ten years, creating nearly 100,000 jobs, according to Sihle Zikalala, KwaZulu Natal (KZN) member of the executive council (MEC) for economic development, tourism and environmental affairs.
Indigenous offshore logistics company, Nigerstar7, has deployed a $10 million maritime logistic vessel that would render services to the upstream oil and gas industry, bringing sophistication to the offshore field operations.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Chinese Guangzhou Port Authority to improve the efficiency of port operations in the African country.
Bollore Ports has kicked off the construction of Tibar Bay Port in Timor Leste in the presence of Ardo Noe Amaral, president of the national parliament, Taur Matan Ruak, prime minister, and Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao, former head of state and former prime minister.
Transnet has declared the companies name who are appointed to undertake the construction work to deepen the berths at Durban Container Terminal (DCT): Pier 2’s North Quay. By 2023, the port will be able to accommodate newer generation container vessels.
‘Ethiopian airspace remains safe’ - Ethiopian Airlines Group has reassured its customers and the general travelling public after the illegal strike of the Ethiopian Civil Aviation Air Traffic Controllers.
The United Kingdom (UK) trade ministers, Southern African Customs Union (SACU) and Mozambique have committed to continue to work together towards a post-Brexit economic partnership agreement (EPA).
AeroLogic is set to begin operating an eleventh B777F from January 2019DHL Express and Lufthansa Cargo’s, joint venture company AeroLogic is set to begin operating an eleventh B777F from January 2019.

Lufthansa Cargo will lease the aircraft from Boeing Capital and plans to market the freighter’s capacity independently of DHL Express, further diversifying AeroLogic’s operational model.
Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB) during a recent meet with Sigrid AM Kaag, minister for foreign trade and development cooperation, spoke about investing in Africa and commended the Netherlands for its support, which has extended to legal systems, water, food and nutrition, and gender. The meeting was held on August 29, 2018 at the Hague.
Appearance, taste and texture, all of these aspects have to be right in order to sell the vegetables. They are a classic air freight product.
Ethiopian Airlines has launched first of the two weekly freighter flights on August 29 between Addis Ababa and Miami, creating the first-ever cargo-only route between the African continent and Miami International Airport (MIA). The airline will deploy B777-200LRF freighter aircraft on the route.