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  • 8 August 2019

    The injured seafarers are now reported to be in stable conditions.

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A 39-year-old Croatian crewman has been evacuated from the crude oil tanker MV Almi Navigator off Port Elizabeth, South Africa. The ship reported the patient to Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) and after a Government Health EMS duty doctor evaluated the patient in communications with the ship, the ship was diverted to Port Elizabeth for a […]

  • 10 May 2005

    Port Elizabeth – The owners of the trawler that sank near Port Elizabeth on Sunday after colliding with a container vessel, are still investigating ways to recover bodies that might be trapped in the wreck. That’s according to the Mossel Bay municipality.

  • 7 July 2017

    A Filipino crewman was medevacked from the bulk carrier Cape Orchid off Port Elizabeth on June 30, South Africa’s National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) informed. As explained, NSRI Port Elizabeth launched a sea rescue craft to rendezvous with the bulker to evacuate the medically ill 41-year-old seafarer. The 172,600 dwt vessel was at anchor some 3.5 nautical miles from […]

  • 8 January 2018

    A 38-year-old Filipino crewman has been evacuated from the oil tanker Grand Lady off Port Elizabeth, South Africa. 

  • 26 October 2006

    Two stowaways found on a Japanese car carrier in Port Elizabeth were recovering in hospital on Thursday, said the ship’s agents. “They in hospital at moment,” said ship’s agent Pranesh Oodhrajh. The two survivors and a third dead stowaway were found on the car carrier the Washington Highway on Wednesday when it docked in Port […]

  • 30 August 2018

    Two injured crewmen were evacuated from a bulk carrier off Port Elizabeth on August 28.

  • 9 December 2009

    Radio Holland Group announces the official opening of a new service office in Port Elizabeth. The new office will start on January 4th 2010 and the official, celebratory opening will take place in February. This will be the 63rd office in the Radio Holland Global Network and the 6th office in South Africa. Radio Holland […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dutch terminal operator APM Terminals is set to invest USD 70 million into its US-based Port Elizabeth terminal, which would enable the port to receive increased loads arriving from larger vessels travelling via the Panama Canal. The Port Elizabeth facility, located in the US East Coast’s Port of New York and New Jersey complex, handles over 2,100 trucks a day, […]

  • 16 November 2017

    An ill crewman was evacuated from a bulk carrier which was sailing 3.5 nautical miles off the Port of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, on November 15. The crew member was suffering hypertension, according to a report issued by the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI). Justin Erasmus, NSRI Port Elizabeth deputy station commander, said that “NSRI […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dutch container terminal operator APM Terminals has increased its investment plans for the Port Elizabeth facility to USD 200 million from the initially planned USD 70 million in preparation for ultra large container vessels (ULCVs). The new plan includes ordering four next-generation Ship-To-Shore (STS) cranes to handle ULCVs at North America’s port of New York and New Jersey port […]

  • 24 August 2007

    INCREASED imports and exports through Port Elizabeth‘s container terminal have reached record levels, Transnet Port Terminals announced yesterday. The company said the new record of 41 362 containers beat the previous highest figure of 40 530 achieved in one month last year.

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Three containers were knocked off a Maersk vessel at the US Port Elizabeth container terminal operated by APM Terminals on February 12, 2017, local media reported.  The ship in question is the 2007-built Maersk Kensington which had arrived at Port Elizabeth, part of the Port of New York and New Jersey, from Norfolk, Virginia. Following […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    An injured crewmember was evacuated from the 50,790 dwt containership Thuringia on March 29 while the ship was sailing off the coast of South Africa, National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) informed. The 42-year-old Chinese sailor was reportedly struck by sheet metal which shifted and fell onto the crewman. He was reported to be trapped and […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    A suspected stowaway was discovered aboard the bulk carrier MI Harmony in the Port of Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

  • 29 January 2018

    A deputy sheriff of the court fell into the water while trying to board an anchored Liberian bulker.

  • 30 March 2011

    The Ngqura deep water port in the Coega industrial development zone off Port Elizabeth is set to receive provincial government support to… By Mawande Jack (thenewage) [mappress] Source: thenewage, March 30, 2011  

  • 10 January 2006

    The latest news from Brasil 1 VOR team is that they will restart the race from South Africa today at 10 am (local time Brasilia), exactly five days after it moored in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

  • 30 December 2005

    The Ericsson Racing Team has officially retired from Leg Two of the Volvo Ocean Race after experiencing failure to her hydraulic keel movement system in the early hours of 4 January. She arrived into Port Elizabeth (RSA) at 0900 GMT on Friday evening

  • 8 March 2017

    The suspected cause of the fire on board the Liberian cargo vessel APL Austria is a chemical known as “calcium hypochlorite”, the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) said citing preliminary investigation findings. The chemical was found stowed under deck in No.4 cargo hold, where the fire broke out. Calcium hypochlorite is commonly used for sanitation and […]

  • 11 July 2017

    APM Terminals Port Elizabeth (APMT ELZ) is still combating the cyber attack, two weeks after Danish transport and logistics major Maersk was hit by Petya. Port and terminal operator informed that APMT ELZ is open on July 11 from 6:00 AM until 7:00 PM local time for empty delivery/receiving and import delivery only. APMT ELZ […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 4,900 dwt general cargo vessel BBC Shanghai encountered engine troubles while it was sailing south of Port St Johns on March 15, according to South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA). The authority initiated rescue efforts to assist the 2001-built vessel and at midnight the Maritime Rescue Coordinating Centre (MRCC) kept the ship’s situation under a close watch, while […]