Market Report Week 41 – 2021

Update on the last packing of Valencias in South Africa The Valencia season is coming to an end with the Northern areas that have finished packing and the Western Cape…

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Market Report Week 40 – 2021

Update on the last packing of Valencias in South Africa The last packing out of the Northern areas should be at the end of this week, while the Western Cape…

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Market Report Week 39 – 2021

The last big shipment to Europe was loaded last week (week 38) to meet the European duty deadline on 15 October and the last conventional vessel was loaded for the…

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Market Report Week 38 – 2021

South African ports are still under pressure with vessel omissions, short shipments, and equipment shortages that have caused a knock-on effect with cargo rolling over.  This is an ongoing weekly…

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Market Report Week 37 – 2021

South African ports are still under pressure with vessel omissions, short shipments, and equipment shortages that have caused a knock-on effect with cargo rolling over.  This is an ongoing weekly…

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Market Report Week 36 – 2021

South African ports are still under pressure with vessel omissions, short shipments, and equipment shortages that have caused a knock-on effect with cargo rolling over.  This is an ongoing weekly…

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Market Report Week 35 – 2021

Durban port is still under severe congestion with at least 560 trucks waiting in a queue outside one of the Piers. There are also limited to no reefer plug points…

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Market Report Week 34- 2021

Due to limited shipping opportunities out of Durban port, this week has resulted in an increase in cold store capacity. Last week (week 33) has seen a record 4.8 million…

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Market Report Week 33- 2021

Citrus growers stopped picking/packing from Friday 6th August to 12th August as suggested by CGA (Citrus Growers Association) to help alleviate the congestion in Durban port and cold stores.  This…

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Market Report Week 32- 2021

South African ports are still working away the back log caused by the recent cyber-attack which caused major disruptions to all South African ports. All ports are operational now and…

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