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Project Freight, not for the faint-hearted

Project Freight refers to the movement of any out of gauge, oversized or abnormal freight. This can be in the form of a single large or heavy item or a turnkey project with a mix of breakbulk, containers and oversized goods. Chris Mulder, Project Freight Manager at Turners Shipping says […]

Young students get a head start in the shipping industry

Five young students are halfway through their year-long learnership at Turners Shipping. The initiative is part of the Turners Training Academy’s ongoing education programme. The young school-leavers, selected from Westridge High School and the Open Air School, are getting hands-on job experience and will finish with a recognised certificate in […]

Two kilometres of shelves

Shipping’s newly built archive room is finished and the custom shelving has been installed. The room covers 326 square metres and has over two kilometres of shelving which can accommodate about a quarter of a million files. “We used 11.5 tons of galvanised steel to make the shelves and it […]

Johannesburg team heads to Bass Lake

The staff of Turners Shipping’s Johannesburg office headed for Bass Lake for their team building weekend. Taking a break from the city they embraced the outdoor challenges which tested their skills of puzzle solving and the ability to work as a single unit. Teams also prepared and gave presentations drawing […]

Committed to building a better future

One hundred members from the Durban office of Turners Shipping headed down the South coast for the annual team building. The theme for this year was ‘Motivation and Empowerment’. In the above photo, from left are Sasha Lawrence, Alain Lobo, and Sansiya Govender who, along with their colleagues, placed their […]

Steady trade with China

China remains one of South Africa’s strongest trading partners and on a recent trip to Hong Kong, Blain Kondiah, Managing Director of Turners Shipping, met with representatives of BDP International in the region. From left are, Vincent Kwan, Dick Yip, Amanda Qiu, Jennifer Zhu, and Dennis Wan. “China has seven […]