May 31, 2016

Lloyd’s Register of Ships

Lloyd’s Register of Ships is a list of most ships above 500 gross register tons (see below) and gives many details about each vessel – her owner, previous names, length, beam, draught, cargo capacity, machinery and other details. (See the examples below of three ships – Scott Spirit, Safmarine Mafadi, […]
August 15, 2016

Southern African Ports

The following parts are profiled in this section: Richards Bay Durban East London Port Elizabeth Ngqura Mossel Bay Cape Town Saldanha Bay Simon’s Town Distances Between Ports (Nautical Miles) Walvis Bay – Cape Town 705 Cape Town – Mossel Bay 245 Mossel Bay – Port Elizabeth 188 Port Elizabeth – […]
August 15, 2016

Richard’s Bay

      Major Exports Major Imports Steam Coal Coking Coal (for the steel industry) Woodchip Petroleum Products Ferro-chrome Alumina Mineral Sands Project Cargoes Steel Liquid Pitch Aluminium Grain Forest Products
August 15, 2016


  Exports Imports Containers Containers (including containerised vehicle parts) Petroleum Products Crude oil (via offshore buoy) Woodchip Chemicals Ferro-chrome Project Cargoes Steel  Grain Graded coal Fruit Household detergents Sugar (bulk and bagged) Forest Products e.g. Paper Vehicles