Africa Transport and Infrastructure Show celebrated some of the "shining stars of the African transport sector" this year with its annual Transport Africa Awards dinner which was held on the 25th of June at the Sandton Sun Hotel, where the industry had the chance to identify and reward companies who had demonstrated an unparalleled ability to succeed and have continually-set standards of excellence.
The South African Minister of Public Enterprises, Malusi Gigaba won the Transport Personality of the Year award. This award is won by an individual in the Transport sector who has gone the extra mile to ensure the growth and success of their company. This individual's contribution has had a positive impact on the reputation of the industry.
About this category:
This award aims to recognise an individual whose ideas, achievements and vision have provided invaluable direction, leadership and voice to Africa's transport sector.
The lavish awards recognised the outstanding achievements of Africa's transport executives who had positively contributed to the development of the industry in Africa.
Other winners included:
GE Transportation – Transport Supplier of the year
World Bank – The Best Financial support in the Transport Industry
Transnet Freight Rail – Best African Rail Operator or Concessionaire
Transnet Ports Authority – Best Port/Harbour Operator or Terminal in Africa
PRASA – Best Skills Contributor
Cap Dakar – The Best Africa Project Team
GE Transportation – The Transport Green Award
Transnet Ports Terminals – The Transport Safety Award