Increased duties on wheat imports

Increased duties on wheat imports

National Treasury has approved increased duties on wheat imports to protect local producers after United States prices of the grain dropped to the lowest in more than five years this month. The tariff increased by 78% to R911.20 a metric tonne – the highest since the...
Growth of African containerised cargo handling

Growth of African containerised cargo handling

Container shipping industry analysts have estimated overall African containerised cargo handling to have increased by 7.2% in 2014, as compared with an overall global growth rate of 5.4%. African port container volumes are forecast to continue to increase well above...
The Top Ten Busiest Ports in the World

The Top Ten Busiest Ports in the World

10. Tianjin port, China In 2013, Tianjin port took just over 13 million TEU, which is a clear 700,000 TEU more than the previous year. (Source: Forbes) 9. Jebel Ali Port, Dubai Jebel Ali handled some 13.64 million TEU in 2013. Work is currently being carried out at...
ICS ‘ 20 Year Anniversary Cocktail Evening

ICS ‘ 20 Year Anniversary Cocktail Evening

Ensign had the honour to be one of 3 sponsors of the ICS 20′ year anniversary cocktail evening. This event took place on the 17th of December 2014 at the Coastlands hotel.This was such a fantastic event to be apart of. Ensign Shipping was to proud to be...