Saturday, 21 April, 2018


Bunkering Resumes in Durban Following Severe Weather

Port Manager Preston Khomo hands over the winning prize to Pastor Delville Robbertze Port Manager Preston Khomo hands over the winning prize to Pastor Delville Robbertze
Bennie Garza | 12 October, 2017, 17:34

Port operations in Durban have ground to a halt as a result of a storm that has hit the South African city.

The operation involved eight tugboats and lasted almost three hours.

This comes after severe storms in Durban wreaked havoc at the port, unberthing ships and blowing containers into the water on Tuesday.

This included the stricken MSC INES container vessel that was grounded across the port's entrance channel.

Teams had also managed to refloat the floating dock at the premises of Southern African Shipyards together with one of TNPA's nine new tugs which was still under construction at the shipyard. Sounding surveys indicate that there is some obstruction on the seabed that could pose a risk to navigation and the Port operators state that in the interest of ensuring safe navigation for vessels, operations have commenced in channels that are clear from obstruction.

The Durban Port manager Moshe Motlohi said it was still too early to assess the extent or costs of damages to sub-Saharan Africa's largest port, which is a key transit point for commodities such as maize. The Business Continuity Plan (BCP) will remain in place until TNPA has restored normality at the Port of Durban.

Motlohi could not estimate when the port would be opened again but said it is unlikely it will open on Wednesday.

Recommended

...
  • Seeyouatmidnight to serve the Scots a Grand National double

    Seeyouatmidnight to serve the Scots a Grand National double

    He was runner-up behind Big River in the Edinburgh Gin Handicap Hurdle at Kelso and he then placed third at Newbury in March. Those having a bet on the Grand National will find him available at 16/1 with Paddy Power in the ante-post list.
    Fast & Furious row continues over new spin-off movie

    Fast & Furious row continues over new spin-off movie

    In the caption, Tyrese calls The Rock a "hater", and refers to his project as one of the best RNB slash soul albums of all time. Gibson bizarrely tries to tell the man who he is taking to the airport: "I need to stop at a auto wash, my vehicle is dirty".

    Canadian National Railway Company (CNR) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages

    Integral Derivatives Llc has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Weatherford International Plc (NYSE:WFT). (NASDAQ:IDCC). Canadian Pacific Railway Limited now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of C$215.38.
  • Snap Inc. (SNAP) Earns Buy Rating from Royal Bank Of Canada

    The new features come as Snapchat tries to remain relevant and fight off competition from Facebook Inc. Seven Bridges Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in Snap in the 2nd quarter valued at about $101,000.
    Southwest Airlines makes it official: Hawaii service on the way

    Southwest Airlines makes it official: Hawaii service on the way

    Travelers have wanted Southwest to offer flights to Hawaii for years, and Kelly said it's one of the top questions from employees. The Dallas airline began to fly outside the U.S.in 2014 when it took over flights to the Caribbean from its subsidiary AirTrans.
    Domino's shares slip as same-store sales growth slows

    Domino's shares slip as same-store sales growth slows

    William Blair Investment Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Domino's Pizza during the 2nd quarter worth $113,818,000. The firm had revenue of $628.61 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $609.87 million.
  • Irish masters Elliott and Mullins set for three-pronged attacks in Grand National

    Irish masters Elliott and Mullins set for three-pronged attacks in Grand National

    As for Elliott, his Grand National trio this year are headed by three-time Cheltenham Festival winner Tiger Roll . The 2018 renewal has a typically wide-open feel and that’s certainly evident from a betting perspective.
    Iden Versio Receives The Emperor's Orders In Star Wars Battlefront II Cutscene

    Iden Versio Receives The Emperor's Orders In Star Wars Battlefront II Cutscene

    Do you plan on playing the Star Wars Battlefront 2 beta? Though it clearly really depends on how great at multiplayer you are. And Battlefront fans yearn for a game to deliver the gameplay they remember so fondly from the original Battlefront II .
    Police searching for missing child, person of interest in OH  triple murder

    Police searching for missing child, person of interest in OH triple murder

    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has been contacted and is assisting the LCSO in the search for this child. Upon arrival Deputies found three adults inside a house trailer deceased from apparent gunshot wounds.
  • How to Choose the Best Tennis Racket

    How to Choose the Best Tennis Racket

    It’s worth familiarising yourself with these categories, as it makes it easier to predict how any given racket will respond. By being less taught and more elastic, you can benefit from a better feel for the ball, and as a result, more power over it.

    Core MSCI EAFE Ishares (IEFA): Tracking the Technicals

    Williams %R is a popular technical indicator created by Larry Williams to help identify overbought and oversold situations. A certain stock may be considered to be on an uptrend if trading above a moving average and the average is sloping upward.

    Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) Trading Down - Short Interest Up 14.46%

    New York-based Amalgamated Bancshares has invested 0.22% in Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB). 3,106 are held by Trust Comm Of Vermont. Opus Point Partners Management Llc sold 5,627 shares as the company's stock declined 13.45% while stock markets rallied.

The First Offline Date After Online Relationships The First Offline Date After Online Relationships The Date Day: How To Behave When you meet your date offline for the first time, there are many things that can go wrong. That is a very responsible step that will either empower or destroy the already formed relationships.

Gustav Klimt Could Challenge For 2,000 Guineas Gustav Klimt Could Challenge For 2,000 Guineas However, Gustav Klimt bounced back with a fine performance at the Barronstown Stud Irish European Breeders Fund in June last year. Gustav Klimt moved to the inside down the final furlong and found just enough speed to beat out his compatriot Nebo by a head .

Joe Namath disagrees with Mike Ditka's comments about oppression Joe Namath disagrees with Mike Ditka's comments about oppression That has never had anything to do with anything. "There has been no oppression in the last 100 years that I know of", Ditka said. Jesse Owens is one of the classiest individuals that ever lived. "Is everything based on color?" I don't see it that way.

Sweden Inflation Remains Stable In September Sweden Inflation Remains Stable In September The data revealed the overall food inflation moderated to 1.25 per cent in September from 1.67 per cent in the previous month. Retail or consumer inflation rose at lower-than-expected 3.28 per cent in September, unchanged from August.

Ireland approves massive Apple data centre Ireland approves massive Apple data centre However, three objectors subsequently asked the fast track Commercial Court division of the High Court to review the decision. Construction of the first phase promised to generate 300 temporary jobs, with 100 permanent staff required to run it.

Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) The firm owned 55,447 shares of the exchange traded fund's stock after selling 433 shares during the period. SPDR MidCap 400 Trust focuses to correspond to the price and yield performance of the S&P MidCap 400 Index.

Apple, NBC Partner For Spielberg's 'Amazing Stories' Apple, NBC Partner For Spielberg's 'Amazing Stories' Currently, Apple releases reality shows like "Planet of the Apps" and "Carpool Karaoke" on the Apple Music app. Like "Twilight Zone", the show features a new story with each new episode.

Warm again today, spotty rain Friday Warm again today, spotty rain Friday Saturday highs will be in the mid-70s, then near 80 on Sunday! A noticeable cool-down is on the way for the start of next week. Friday afternoon a cold front slows and comes to a halt to our northwest, that will allow for more clouds by Friday night.

Balloons to provide Puerto Rico with telephone service Balloons to provide Puerto Rico with telephone service To deliver signal to people's devices, Loon needs be integrated with a telco partner's network - the balloons can't do it alone. The reason for increased difficulty is that Loon was already in testing in Peru with a carrier and was ready to roll.

Lawmaker slams removal of flags from Russian diplomatic missions in US Lawmaker slams removal of flags from Russian diplomatic missions in US The Russian Mission to the U.S. released photos of the closed diplomatic facility without Russian state flags on Wednesday.

Woman, 99, Escapes Home Invasion; Husband Dies Woman, 99, Escapes Home Invasion; Husband Dies Officials say the 100-year-old was treated on the scene for superficial marks around her legs consistent with being tied up. Sources told News 4 the burglars may have beaten him, but the nature of his deadly injuries wasn't clear.

This actress to star opposite Hrithik, Tiger Shroff in Siddharth Anand's next This actress to star opposite Hrithik, Tiger Shroff in Siddharth Anand's next Siddharth was thoroughly thrilled by Vaani in her previous projects, therefore chose to get her on board. He also said that he was looking for a young and fresh face for this movie and then he found Vaani.

South Korea Says No Sign of North Korean Missile Launch Yet South Korea Says No Sign of North Korean Missile Launch Yet The B-1Bs also conducted exercises with Japan's Air Force in what the USA statement called a "sequenced bilateral mission". It did not say when the Hawaii-based submarine with a crew of around 150 would depart the peninsula.

Agree Realty Corporation (ADC) Receives Media Sentiment Rating of 0.11 Aberdeen Asset Public Uk stated it has 184,399 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. 140,776 shares of the stock were exchanged. Van Hulzen Asset Management Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.16% of its portfolio in Realty Income Corp (NYSE:O) for 7,450 shares.

Family held hostage by Taliban rescued after 5 years Family held hostage by Taliban rescued after 5 years Boyle, 34, and Coleman, 31, were kidnapped by the Taliban-linked Haqqani network in October 2012. A video released by the Taliban past year had showed the family, including two young boys.