South Africa's ports and rail system facing imminent ‘collapse’

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    Transnet manages 8 container ports along South Africa's coast.
    Rampant corruption and theft is the main problem followed by aging equipment.

    Transnet’s container ports, mostly situated in Durban and Cape Town, are rated among the world’s worst in terms of efficiency, featuring in the bottom 10 of 348 ports ranked by the World Bank’s in its latest container port performance index.
     
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    Typical African tribal influence. Yes, apartheid was wrong, but the economy was more stable then. Now, the chiefs take it all and the masses still have nothing.
     
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    Same with the submarine fleet they had. Ended up tied up to the piers rusting away. They have 3 now and I think they're battery powered. Upkeep of submarines takes a phenomenal amount of money and a country like South Africa can't afford that.
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