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More strategic investment in Africa’s ports can accelerate growth and development by strengthening trade

Africa needs to take advantage of the economic potential of its ports and shipping sector if it is to realise its growth ambitions. Globally, ports are gateways for 80% of merchandise trade by volume and 70% by value. Investment in ports and their related transport infrastructure to advance trade and promote overall economic development and…Read More

April 12th, 2018  |  Published in news

Transnet NPA Takes Top Honours at Global Ports Forum Awards

South Africa’s Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) won global recognition at the 4th Annual Global Ports Forum Awards held on Thursday, 22 February 2018 in Dubai. The Awards featured 53 categories recognising the valuable contributions of professionals in different areas of ports and terminals. TNPA Chief Operating Officer, Phyllis Difeto clinched the award for Woman…Read More

February 26th, 2018  |  Published in news

Celebrating Port Merit for an Emerging Africa

The 3rd edition of the African Port Awards (APA) ceremony took place on 23 November 2017 at the David Livingstone Safari Lodge and Spa in Livingstone, Zambia. The awards ceremony took place during a gala dinner held after The PMAESA Investor Forum and Annual Conference held from 22 – 23 November 2017 at the same…Read More

November 23rd, 2017  |  Published in pmaesa news

Caucus Seeks to Integrate Land Linked Countries into Maritime Transport

Experts in port management, policy makers and financiers from across Africa began a two-day meeting in Zambia today to explore how to reshape policy and harness the benefits that accrue from maximizing the comparative advantages of land linked countries. Organized by the Port Management Association of Eastern and Southern Africa (PMAESA), the meeting targets land…Read More

November 22nd, 2017  |  Published in pmaesa news

Ports and Maritime authority to announce investment ready projects in the ports and maritime infrastructure development value chain

The Port Management Association of Eastern & Southern Africa (PMAESA) will be announcing the status of investment ready projects in the ports and maritime sector. The announcement is scheduled to take place at the PMAESA Conference 2017 and Investor Forum to be hosted in collaboration with the Government of Zambia’s Ministry of Transport and Communications…Read More

October 31st, 2017  |  Published in pmaesa news