Transnet declares force majeure on iron ore, manganese shipments from Saldanha

South African transport operator Transnet is issuing force majeure notices to iron ore and manganese ore customers after a railway bridge was damaged near the port of Saldanha.

All rail operation was suspended following the accident in the morning on Wednesday November 28 and will restart in two weeks, Transnet said. “The accident has damaged the railway line network and compromised the integrity of the railway bridge, resulting in an immediate stop of rail movement along the route. Transnet is issuing force majeure...


Janie Davies

Karen Ng

Jon Stibbs

November 30, 2018

14:28 GMT

London, Singapore