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Subtech's Diving Division has been involved in a diverse array of subsea service provisions in 2012.

Subtech's Diving Division has been involved in a diverse array of subsea service provisions in 2012.

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IN DEPTH:

EPIC JOURNEY: The successful launch of South Africa's dedicated training vessel in July this year culminated in the opportunity for South Africa to become involved in a high profile maritime adventure that will see one of the world's most intrepid modern-day adventurers, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, lead an ice team across the Antarctic in winter.


 COLUMNS: 

MARITIME MEMORIES:  Brian Ingpen interviews Reg Kelson, a thorough gentleman and an outstanding shipmaster.

FISHY BUSINESSShaheen Moolla questions DAFF's decision to abandon the west coast rock lobster recovery plan.


 FEATURES

ENGINES AND PROPULSION

  • Are efficiency upgrades needed in today's merchant fleet?
  • Family team powered for success
  • Award winning sterndrive innovation
  • Seeking alternative power for commercial vessels
  • Hybrid propulsion
  • Integrated propulsion system optimises harbour tugs
  • Finnish landing craft to be delivered between 2014 & 2016
  • New automation system and restyled bridge components
  • EPA Tier 3 Certified marine engines now available
  • Acquisition for expansion

DIVING & SURVEY

  • Diverse subsea projects undertaken in 2012
  • Echo sounder for hydrographic professionals
  • Multi-client offshore survey
  • Improving safety and efficiency for multi-purpose vessel seismic surveys
  • Showcasing environmental monitoring

INDUSTRY NEWS:

AFRICA NEWS

  • South African fish stock recovery
  • Maritime book tugs at the heart
  • Transport logistics impact negatively on trade between South Africa and Jamaica
  • Old Durban International Airport site handed over for port development
  • Positive changes move aquaculture forward in South Africa
  • User-friendly ECDIS with flexible configurations
  • Celebrating a decade in boat building
  • Fishing boat handover
  • New mobile harbour crane for port of Cape Town
  • New vessel for Mozambique launch
  • Cruise liner season starts
  • Emergency socketing undertaken offshore
  • 2013 Fishing Rights Allocation Process
  • New tandem lift STS cranes a first for Africa
  • Trilateral Naval exercises conclude in Saldanha Bay
  • Aquaculture programme for South Africa finalised

OFFSHORE NEWS

  • Pipeline construction gets underway in Tanzania
  • Offshore 3D seismic contract
  • Offshore Angola 3D Multi-client survey
  • Saldanha Industrial Development Zone now at the final hurdle
  • PetroSA motor maintenance contract awarded

 INTERNATIONAL NEWS

  •   Cooperation agreement to develop warship trainer
  •   New majority in Dockwise
  •   Calling for a multi-layered approach to defence
  •   Senior Leadership Forum to launch BIMCO Shanghai Centre
  •   Acquisition strengthens supplier's safety portfolio
  • IMB warns against fake cargo tracking websites
  • ISF disappointed at slow implementation of ILO 185

APPOINTMENTS & FUNCTIONS

  • Lawhill learners look ahead to maritime career
  • Semenya attends the South African Navy Sports Awards
  • Long service awards ceremony
  • Benguela Current Commission in Port Elizabeth
  • Namibia hosts international marine and fisheries scientists
  • SAIMENA Golf Day
  • South Africans rewarded for bravery
  • Cadets welcomed to the maritime world
  • Flagship offices inaugurated for Cape Town shipbuilder
  • Celebrating a challenging year with significant milestones
  • Lawhill Centre celebrates first Master Mariner


GREEN MARINE

NEWS & DEBATE

  • South Africa's abalone .... going, going, gone!
  • South African hake fishery meets environmental challenges
  • Scientists map iron in Southern Ocean to understand how it helps to curb green house gases
  • Balancing the needs of humans and nature
  • Smartphone technology to aid sustainable seafood choices
  • Seeking green ship solutions
  • Chefs turn up the heat on sustainability
  • Increased fishing depths put pressure on vulnerable deepsea species
  • EIA for LNG offloading facility in Mossel Bay

IN DEPTH:

EPIC JOURNEY: The successful launch of South Africa's dedicated training vessel in July this year culminated in the opportunity for South Africa to become involved in a high profile maritime adventure that will see one of the world's most intrepid modern-day adventurers, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, lead an ice team across the Antarctic in winter.


 COLUMNS: 

MARITIME MEMORIES:  Brian Ingpen interviews Reg Kelson, a thorough gentleman and an outstanding shipmaster.

FISHY BUSINESSShaheen Moolla questions DAFF's decision to abandon the west coast rock lobster recovery plan.


 FEATURES

ENGINES AND PROPULSION

  • Are efficiency upgrades needed in today's merchant fleet?
  • Family team powered for success
  • Award winning sterndrive innovation
  • Seeking alternative power for commercial vessels
  • Hybrid propulsion
  • Integrated propulsion system optimises harbour tugs
  • Finnish landing craft to be delivered between 2014 & 2016
  • New automation system and restyled bridge components
  • EPA Tier 3 Certified marine engines now available
  • Acquisition for expansion

DIVING & SURVEY

  • Diverse subsea projects undertaken in 2012
  • Echo sounder for hydrographic professionals
  • Multi-client offshore survey
  • Improving safety and efficiency for multi-purpose vessel seismic surveys
  • Showcasing environmental monitoring

INDUSTRY NEWS:

AFRICA NEWS

  • South African fish stock recovery
  • Maritime book tugs at the heart
  • Transport logistics impact negatively on trade between South Africa and Jamaica
  • Old Durban International Airport site handed over for port development
  • Positive changes move aquaculture forward in South Africa
  • User-friendly ECDIS with flexible configurations
  • Celebrating a decade in boat building
  • Fishing boat handover
  • New mobile harbour crane for port of Cape Town
  • New vessel for Mozambique launch
  • Cruise liner season starts
  • Emergency socketing undertaken offshore
  • 2013 Fishing Rights Allocation Process
  • New tandem lift STS cranes a first for Africa
  • Trilateral Naval exercises conclude in Saldanha Bay
  • Aquaculture programme for South Africa finalised

OFFSHORE NEWS

  • Pipeline construction gets underway in Tanzania
  • Offshore 3D seismic contract
  • Offshore Angola 3D Multi-client survey
  • Saldanha Industrial Development Zone now at the final hurdle
  • PetroSA motor maintenance contract awarded

 INTERNATIONAL NEWS

  •   Cooperation agreement to develop warship trainer
  •   New majority in Dockwise
  •   Calling for a multi-layered approach to defence
  •   Senior Leadership Forum to launch BIMCO Shanghai Centre
  •   Acquisition strengthens supplier's safety portfolio
  • IMB warns against fake cargo tracking websites
  • ISF disappointed at slow implementation of ILO 185

APPOINTMENTS & FUNCTIONS

  • Lawhill learners look ahead to maritime career
  • Semenya attends the South African Navy Sports Awards
  • Long service awards ceremony
  • Benguela Current Commission in Port Elizabeth
  • Namibia hosts international marine and fisheries scientists
  • SAIMENA Golf Day
  • South Africans rewarded for bravery
  • Cadets welcomed to the maritime world
  • Flagship offices inaugurated for Cape Town shipbuilder
  • Celebrating a challenging year with significant milestones
  • Lawhill Centre celebrates first Master Mariner


GREEN MARINE

NEWS & DEBATE

  • South Africa's abalone .... going, going, gone!
  • South African hake fishery meets environmental challenges
  • Scientists map iron in Southern Ocean to understand how it helps to curb green house gases
  • Balancing the needs of humans and nature
  • Smartphone technology to aid sustainable seafood choices
  • Seeking green ship solutions
  • Chefs turn up the heat on sustainability
  • Increased fishing depths put pressure on vulnerable deepsea species
  • EIA for LNG offloading facility in Mossel Bay
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EDITOR: Colleen Jacka


Read Colleen's maritime blog at www.maritimematters.net


KEELHAULED:
It seems that Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson will continue to be keelhauled and as we started off the year with her, it seems worthy that she finishes the year in the same position.


APPLAUD:
The various groups of companies and individuals that are promoting the maritime industry and actively providing berths to cadets in need of sea time.


 


EDITOR: Colleen Jacka


Read Colleen's maritime blog at www.maritimematters.net


KEELHAULED:
It seems that Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson will continue to be keelhauled and as we started off the year with her, it seems worthy that she finishes the year in the same position.


APPLAUD:
The various groups of companies and individuals that are promoting the maritime industry and actively providing berths to cadets in need of sea time.