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South Africa's Durban Port remains closed after severe storm
October 11, 2017 / 12:50 PM / in a month

South Africa's Durban Port remains closed after severe storm

JOHANNESBURG, Oct 11 (Reuters) - South Africa’s Port of Durban remained closed on Wednesday after vessel movements were suspended on Tuesday when a severe storm lashed the region, the Durban Port manager said.

Moshe Motlohi told Reuters it was still too early to assess the extent or costs of damages to sub-Saharan Africa’s largest port, which is a key transit point for commodities such as maize.

Reporting by Tanisha Heiberg; Editing by Ed Stoddard

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