July 8 - Total E&P has appointed GAC South Africa to provide shipping and logistics support for its drilling project off the coast of South Africa, which began in June.

Total E&P is one of the first companies to drill for oil and gas in the country.

GAC South Africa expressed its intention to draw on the global reach and resources of the GAC Group, as well as its own local expertise, to provide strategic freight forwarding solutions to move the drilling equipment needed for the project by air, sea and road.