Rethinking SA’s maritime potential could one day turn Cape Town into Africa’s Singapore

Readers will have seen P&O Nedlloyd Heemskerck arrive in Cape Town yesterday, not on Saturday, as I predicted last week. A kaput shoreside container gantry delayed her in Durban and in Port Elizabeth she suffered a weather delay, causing a considerable rewrite of P&O Nedlloyd’s well-laid plans for the vessel’s Cape Town naming ceremony.