Afrit trailers promise safer movements

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With the support of Transnet Port Terminals (TPT), a local South African manufacturer has designed a trailer that will make it safer and easier to move containers from ship to shore.

Pretoria-based Afrit has now delivered the consignment of 66 new 'cornerless bathtub' trailers.

The trailers will not only streamline operations and speed up container turnaround times, but also provide a  safer method of moving containers from ship to shore, according to the manufacturer. Sixty trailers have been delivered to Cape Town container terminal while six were delivered to Pier 1 container terminal in Durban.

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