Maersk suspends some operations in KZN

Durban – Global shipping company Maersk says it is assessing the impact on its operations.

The company said the flooding has caused widespread damage to infrastructure including the Port’s container terminal.

Container gate operations as well as terminal operations have been suspended for now.

Maersk has also had to close its offices and its employees are currently working from home. Depots in the Durban area are closed amid reports of damage to containers. Warehouses have also been closed with potential damage to cargo.

The company has also suspended the rail connection to the terminal and all trucks have been grounded.

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