Inclement weather wreaked havoc along South Africa’s coast, leading to a significant drop in container throughput as detailed in the latest Cargo Movement Update by Saaff and Busa. Port operations faced challenges including equipment breakdowns, system failures, and adverse weather conditions, resulting in decreased handling capacity across various commercial ports. The Port of Cape Town and other ports endured nature’s fury, with operational hours lost and delays due to stormy conditions. Rail freight reported minimal incidents, with slight fluctuations in year-on-year levels on the Container Corridor line.
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