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Equipping Africa's fashion entrepreneurs to conquer Covid-19
Equipping Africa's fashion entrepreneurs to conquer Covid-19Article

Fashion entrepreneurs, creatives and digital innovators joined in on Fashionomics Africa's new webinar series to discuss the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic...

4 Jun 2020

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The Covid-19 impact on global shipping and SA's economyArticle

The economic impact of the global lockdown is harshly felt, with the global freight and shipping industry being the biggest casualties...

20 May 2020

Battling the damaging effects of 'fast fashion'
Battling the damaging effects of 'fast fashion'Article

The numbers are astronomical: to make one pair of jeans, it takes close to 8,000 litres of water - the amount a person drinks over seven years. Even a simple cotton shirt requires close to 3,000 litres of water...

Pavithra Rao 5 Mar 2020

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The year of the flexi-brandArticle

With news of Uber choosing Hyundai to build its Air Taxi Fleets, the reality that brands cannot be just one thing in 2020 is reinforced. Businesses need to evolve rapidly...

Eben Esterhuizen 28 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: The decade of partnership
#BizTrends2020: The decade of partnershipArticle

Maersk's head of marketing and business development for Africa, Anita de Werd, spoke to Bizcommunity.com about global marketing trends on a recent visit to Cape Town...

6 Jan 2020

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Teaching trade: the importance of empowering the female entrepreneurArticle

Maersk has developed a partnership with She-Trade, an initiative from the International Trade Centre, which aims to connect three million women entrepreneurs to the global markets by 2021...

Louise Burgers 17 Dec 2019

Shipping industry's environmental impact set to improve
Shipping industry's environmental impact set to improveArticle

New environmental guidelines from the International Maritime Organisation for global shipping traffic will take effect in January 2020, which are set to improve the industry's environmental impact...

26 Nov 2019

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#EpicaAwards2019: SA's VMLY&R announced as one of the finalists!Article

The 2019 Epica Awards shortlist has been announced with South Africa's VMLY&R's "Don't Tell Me What To Do" campaign for Edgars revealed as a finalist in the Branded Content - Music Video category...

12 Nov 2019

The convergence of IT and OT systems in the mining industry
The convergence of IT and OT systems in the mining industryArticle

Digital transformation is disrupting every industry and the mining sector is no exception...

30 Oct 2019

SMEs are the weakest link in supply chain cybersecurity
SMEs are the weakest link in supply chain cybersecurityArticle

Small to medium enterprises are at greatest risk from cybersecurity threats, and their vulnerability in turn poses a danger to the major corporations that they do business with...

7 Oct 2019

Blockchain systems are tracking food safety and origins
Blockchain systems are tracking food safety and originsArticle

When a Chinese consumer buys a package labelled "Australian beef", there's only a 50-50 chance the meat inside is, in fact, Australian beef. It could just as easily contain rat, dog, horse or camel meat...

Nir Kshetri 30 Jan 2019

Hilton Mashonga appointed as Boomtown creative director
Hilton Mashonga appointed as Boomtown creative directorArticle

Hilton Mashonga joins Boomtown as creative director and brings with him over 20 years experience, numerous awards and global big-brand and agency experience...

Issued by BOOMTOWN 29 Jan 2019

Cargo ships are emitting boatloads of carbon, and nobody wants to take the blame
Cargo ships are emitting boatloads of carbon, and nobody wants to take the blameArticle

Maritime shipping transports 90% of the goods traded around the world by volume...

Henrik Selin and Rebecca Cowing 19 Dec 2018

Milestone charter sees fashion giants pledge to reduce emissions
Milestone charter sees fashion giants pledge to reduce emissionsArticle

The global fashion sector has increased momentum to address climate change by launching the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action. Premier fashion brands, retailers, and supplier organisations have agreed...

18 Dec 2018

2018 International Architecture Awards winners announced
2018 International Architecture Awards winners announcedArticle

The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies have announced the winners...

7 Sep 2018

Shippers get serious about cyber threats
Shippers get serious about cyber threatsArticle

Major attacks like the NotPetya malware incident have been a wake-up call for the shipping sector...

14 Aug 2018

Why 50,000 ships are so vulnerable to cyberattacks
Why 50,000 ships are so vulnerable to cyberattacksArticle

The 50,000 ships sailing the sea at any one time have joined an ever-expanding list of objects that can be hacked. Cybersecurity experts recently displayed how easy it was to break into a ship's navigational equipment...

Keith Martin and Rory Hopcraft 16 Jul 2018

5 security and risk management trends you need to pay attention to
5 security and risk management trends you need to pay attention toArticle

Security - once merely a small part of enterprise IT - is now a significant function, crucial for organisational success. This has elevated the role of security and risk management (SRM) leaders...

Peter Firstbrook 29 May 2018

Plain sailing: how traditional methods could deliver zero-emission shipping
Plain sailing: how traditional methods could deliver zero-emission shippingArticle

On 10 May 2018 the 43.5-metre schooner Avontuur arrived in the port of Hamburg. This traditional sailing vessel, built in 1920, transported some 70 tonnes of coffee, cacao and rum across the Atlantic...

Christiaan De Beukelaer 28 May 2018

Maersk Container Industry appoints new CEO
Maersk Container Industry appoints new CEOArticle

Sean S. Fitzgerald has been appointed as Maersk Container Industry's new chief executive officer to lead the A.P. Moller - Maersk's Transport & Logistics division in its development of refrigerated and dry containers...

7 Nov 2017

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Railway development key to improving access to Southern Africa hinterland countriesArticle

The development of railway infrastructure is an important building block to improve trade across Southern Africa Hinterland Territories which are vital for the growth of the African continent...

29 Aug 2017

Female Saldanha marine pilot guiding in the big ships
Female Saldanha marine pilot guiding in the big shipsArticle

Port of Saldanha marine pilot, Salmaa Vincent is the first female within Transnet National Ports Authority to hold an Open Licence certification, enabling her to guide the biggest vessels into port...

28 Aug 2017

Ethiopian law firm partners with BonelliErede
Ethiopian law firm partners with BonelliEredeArticle

International law firm BonelliErede has signed an exclusive partnership with leading Ethiopian law firm Tameru Wondm Agegnehu to encourage inward investment by Italian and international business looking for commercial opportunities in Ethiopia...

31 Jul 2017

East Africa containerised trade volumes grow 1% Q1 2017
East Africa containerised trade volumes grow 1% Q1 2017Article

The 2017 First Quarter East Africa Trade Report issued by Maersk Line Eastern Africa reveals that aggregate trade levels in the region have improved slightly since 2016...

10 Jul 2017

New global ransomware attack disrupts thousands of companies
New global ransomware attack disrupts thousands of companiesArticle

NEWSWATCH: This week saw another global ransomware attack spread across the globe affecting big companies such as WPP, Maersk, and FedEx, among many others...

Ilse van den Berg 30 Jun 2017

Export orders, container shipping on the rise
Export orders, container shipping on the riseArticle

Stronger global trade is expected this year and as reported by the World Trade Organisation (WTO), indicators like export orders and container shipping are on the rise at the beginning of 2017...

19 Jun 2017

Blockchain seen as tool in food safety
Blockchain seen as tool in food safetyArticle

The food industry is turning to the same technology used by virtual currencies to strengthen food safety and inventory management by tracking meats and crops...

6 Jun 2017

David Williams
#AfricaMonth: Internal trade barriers show signs of fallingArticle

While the road ahead may still present significant challenges, some of Africa's most long-standing internal trade barriers are beginning to show signs of falling. We interview David Williams, Maersk Line Africa chief executive and global head of Safmarine to find out more...

Ilse van den Berg 30 May 2017

South African reefer market soars due to high fruit demand
South African reefer market soars due to high fruit demandArticle

Even though 2016 saw the South African reefer (refrigerated cargo solutions) market contract by about 3%, refrigerated container trade still makes up about 19% of total SA container exports...

29 Mar 2017

Riverbed supports Maersk Line's digitalisation strategy
Riverbed supports Maersk Line's digitalisation strategyArticle

In a five-year contract, Riverbed Technology will support Maersk Line's strategy to become the digital leader within the shipping sector...

30 Jan 2017

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More choppy waters for shippingArticle

SA's shipping market is expected to remain under pressure in 2017, with import figures likely to be weaker after low third-quarter import numbers despite a strengthened rand...

Karl Gernetzky 3 Jan 2017

Maersk Line eyeing German acquisition: report
Maersk Line eyeing German acquisition: reportArticle

The container shipping unit of Danish conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk refused to comment on a report that it was mulling an acquisition of German peer Hamburg Sud...

30 Nov 2016

Weak consumer demand hinders container trade performance
Weak consumer demand hinders container trade performanceArticle

According to the 2016 Q3 Maersk Trade Report, expectations that the container market would experience growth during the third quarter of the year have not been realised...

8 Nov 2016

India-South Africa trade route holds vast trade and commercial opportunities
India-South Africa trade route holds vast trade and commercial opportunitiesArticle

The 2016 H1 Maersk Group India Trade Report reveals that extensive opportunities exist for South African-India trade...

27 Oct 2016

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Rwanda agents happy as Dar shipping lines waive container deposit feesArticle

Maersk and Safmarine shipping lines recently agreed to give a waiver on container cash deposit to members of the Rwanda Freight Forwarders Association to reduce the cost of doing business...

23 Sep 2016

A.P. Moller Maersk to split into transport and energy divisions
A.P. Moller Maersk to split into transport and energy divisionsArticle

Danish oil and shipping conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk said it would split the group into separate businesses for transport and energy as it faces headwinds in both sectors...

22 Sep 2016

2016 Q2 Trade Report: Maersk cautiously optimistic about SA container trade
2016 Q2 Trade Report: Maersk cautiously optimistic about SA container tradeArticle

Although South African container trade remains in negative territory, the second quarter of 2016 proved to be more encouraging than the first...

7 Sep 2016

Representatives of the winners in the category of Best Safety Performer (from left to right) - Hoosen Ahmed and Paulo Franco of FPT (for Point Precinct), Jannie Roux of Bidfreight Port Operations (for Maydon Wharf Precinct), David Leisegang of Bidvest Tank Terminals (Island View Precinct) and Michelle Phillips representing Transnet Port Terminals Pier 1 (for Container Precinct), pictured with TNPA GM: Legal, Risk, Compliance and Regulatory, Sagree Chetty (far right).
TNPA awards Durban Port operators for excellenceArticle

TNPA recently hosted it's inaugural Port of Durban Customer Awards at the Durban International Convention Centre, acknowledging outstanding terminal operators for...

6 Sep 2016

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Efficient maritime shipping key in addressing a growing Africa's climate challengesArticle

In the ongoing need for economic development in Africa, the aim should be to reduce CO2 emissions while increasing trade and economic opportunities...

28 Jun 2016

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Maersk to mull splitting group under new CEOArticle

Danish oil and shipping conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk said it is considering splitting the group into several separate companies, as it named a new chief executive...

27 Jun 2016

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Maersk report: struggling trade market curbed by economic restraintsArticle

Container trade in South Africa has been negatively impacted by the declining demand for mining commodities, the economic slowdown in China, dwindling consumer spending and...

22 Jun 2016

Unlocking the potential of maritime careers for youth
Unlocking the potential of maritime careers for youthArticle

Chairman of Maersk SA Frederick Jacobs says that the maritime industry is a robust national asset that offers career potential...

17 Jun 2016

Intra-regional trade is the key to boosting economic growth in Africa, says Maersk executive
Intra-regional trade is the key to boosting economic growth in Africa, says Maersk executiveArticle

Despite the untapped opportunities that exist on the continent, trade between various African countries is still largely restricted as a result of various regulation barriers and a lack of supporting infrastructure and scale...

25 May 2016

Matthew Conroy
Intra-Africa trade a key catalyst for growthArticle

Increasing the production of manufactured goods on the African continent and further standardisation of trade regulation are both key to improving inter-regional trade...

23 May 2016

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Safmarine returns to roots, moves HQ to SAArticle

International container carrier focused on trade to and from Africa, West and Central Asia, Safmarine will move its head office to Cape Town...

11 May 2016

Import/export container market to contract by 5%
Import/export container market to contract by 5%Article

According to the Maersk Trade Report, it is anticipated that the import and export container market will contract by about 5% during the first quarter...

18 Mar 2016

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Maersk profit plunges amid weak trade, low oil pricesArticle

Danish conglomerate A.P. Moller-Maersk on Wednesday reported an 82-percent drop in annual profit as its shipping unit was hit by lower freight rates and its oil business suffered from lower oil prices...

11 Feb 2016

Green efficiency key to sustainable global trade
Green efficiency key to sustainable global tradeArticle

The maritime industry needs to grow responsibly and sustainably...

Signe Bruun Jensen 5 Jan 2016

New business-led trade alliance formed
New business-led trade alliance formedArticle

Three leading private-sector organisations have joined forces to launch a major new partnership to support effective implementation of the World Trade Organization's...

18 Dec 2015

Maritime sector must reduce its environmental impact
Maritime sector must reduce its environmental impactArticle

Maritime transport is a significant driver of global trade and economic development which connects people, goods and markets all around the world...

Signe Bruun Jensen 17 Dec 2015

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