The year 2021 may go down as Transnet’s worst one yet — a considerable (non)achievement, given that the rail and ports monopoly was the launchpad for state capture. A cyberattack at its ports in July, which forced it to declare force majeure, was followed by two fires this week. The FM spoke to Transnet National Ports Authority executive Moshe Motlohi.

How serious was the fire damage, and how is it affecting operations?..

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