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Dormac is poised to celebrate significant milestones in 2013 as the company positions itself to take up further space in the port of Cape Town

Dormac is poised to celebrate significant milestones in 2013 as the company positions itself to take up further space in the port of Cape Town

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IN DEPTH:

FISHING SAFETY STATS: The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) has released their annual safety statistics for the fishing industry and revealed that 13 fishers died during 2012.  The figure, which is slightly up on the previous year, points to an increase in incidents and deaths in the fishing sectors employing vessels of less than 10 metres.


 

COLUMNS: 

MARITIME MEMORIESBrian Ingpen remembers one the greatest shipping journalists.

FISHY BUSINESSShaheen Moolla reviews DAFF's Fisheries Management strategy.


FEATURES

SHIP REPAIR AND BOAT BUILDING

  • Gaining ground in Cape Town
  • Busy period and investment boost expansion plans
  • Illegal anchoring for affecting repairs at sea
  • New vessel offering for security sector
  • Latest IACS Blue Book released
  • Providing environmental protection for the ship repair sector
  • Saldanha develops
  • Software upgrade for Angolan shipyard
  • Setting the standard for sea rescue
  • Changing needs see rubber duck supplier evolve
  • Varied contracts in store for expanded motor workshop

MARITIME TRAINING

  • Changing the face of shipping one cadet at a time
  • Sea Cadets plays a role in fostering an interest in the sea
  • Angolan fishing academy
  • Fishing falls through the net of maritime training
  • IN HOUSE TRAINING
  • South Africa declares the Year of the Artisan
  • Taking lessons from Denmark

 


INDUSTRY NEWS:

AFRICA NEWS

  • Acquisition boosts UK engineering group's African presence
  • Nigeria cracks down on illegal activity at sea
  • Agreement strengthens services in West Africa
  • French-South African fisheries' protection agreement in the pipeline
  • Africa calls for Department of Maritime Affairs
  • Product news
  • Public consultation process concludes for Saldanha IDZ
  • New ship-loader for Richard's Bay
  • Integrating abilities for world first Tall Ship sailing
  • Product news

OFFSHORE NEWS

  • Port handbook highlights key aspects of using South African ports and capacities
  • Impact of oil exploration off South Africa

 INTERNATIONAL NEWS

  •   Safety recommendations for container yard equipment
  •   IMO 2012 overview
  •   Discussing the future of maritime communications
  •   Ironing out grey areas in the labour convention
  •   2013 Reflecting on the year ahead

PEOPLE & EVENTS:

APPOINTMENTS & FUNCTIONS

  • Change of guard at SAOGA
  • New port manager for Walvis Bay
  • New vice president for exploration company
  • Award winning business travel
  • Award winning carrier
  • South African skipper recognised by the queen
  • Meeting the challenges of an African Maritime economy

GREEN MARINE

NEWS & DEBATE

  • Will industry get behind IMO's green theme?
  • South African public asked to help curb marine poaching
  • Cashing in on the medical value of marine biodiversity
  • Ocean awards recognise conservation
  • Setting benchmarks for efficiency and environmentally safe shipping
  • Aluminium and steel recycling
  • Strengthening fisheries management
  • Precedent-setting sentence
  • Victory as European parliament votes for sustainable fisheries

IN DEPTH:

FISHING SAFETY STATS: The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) has released their annual safety statistics for the fishing industry and revealed that 13 fishers died during 2012.  The figure, which is slightly up on the previous year, points to an increase in incidents and deaths in the fishing sectors employing vessels of less than 10 metres.


 

COLUMNS: 

MARITIME MEMORIESBrian Ingpen remembers one the greatest shipping journalists.

FISHY BUSINESSShaheen Moolla reviews DAFF's Fisheries Management strategy.


FEATURES

SHIP REPAIR AND BOAT BUILDING

  • Gaining ground in Cape Town
  • Busy period and investment boost expansion plans
  • Illegal anchoring for affecting repairs at sea
  • New vessel offering for security sector
  • Latest IACS Blue Book released
  • Providing environmental protection for the ship repair sector
  • Saldanha develops
  • Software upgrade for Angolan shipyard
  • Setting the standard for sea rescue
  • Changing needs see rubber duck supplier evolve
  • Varied contracts in store for expanded motor workshop

MARITIME TRAINING

  • Changing the face of shipping one cadet at a time
  • Sea Cadets plays a role in fostering an interest in the sea
  • Angolan fishing academy
  • Fishing falls through the net of maritime training
  • IN HOUSE TRAINING
  • South Africa declares the Year of the Artisan
  • Taking lessons from Denmark

 


INDUSTRY NEWS:

AFRICA NEWS

  • Acquisition boosts UK engineering group's African presence
  • Nigeria cracks down on illegal activity at sea
  • Agreement strengthens services in West Africa
  • French-South African fisheries' protection agreement in the pipeline
  • Africa calls for Department of Maritime Affairs
  • Product news
  • Public consultation process concludes for Saldanha IDZ
  • New ship-loader for Richard's Bay
  • Integrating abilities for world first Tall Ship sailing
  • Product news

OFFSHORE NEWS

  • Port handbook highlights key aspects of using South African ports and capacities
  • Impact of oil exploration off South Africa

 INTERNATIONAL NEWS

  •   Safety recommendations for container yard equipment
  •   IMO 2012 overview
  •   Discussing the future of maritime communications
  •   Ironing out grey areas in the labour convention
  •   2013 Reflecting on the year ahead

PEOPLE & EVENTS:

APPOINTMENTS & FUNCTIONS

  • Change of guard at SAOGA
  • New port manager for Walvis Bay
  • New vice president for exploration company
  • Award winning business travel
  • Award winning carrier
  • South African skipper recognised by the queen
  • Meeting the challenges of an African Maritime economy

GREEN MARINE

NEWS & DEBATE

  • Will industry get behind IMO's green theme?
  • South African public asked to help curb marine poaching
  • Cashing in on the medical value of marine biodiversity
  • Ocean awards recognise conservation
  • Setting benchmarks for efficiency and environmentally safe shipping
  • Aluminium and steel recycling
  • Strengthening fisheries management
  • Precedent-setting sentence
  • Victory as European parliament votes for sustainable fisheries
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EDITOR: Colleen Jacka


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


KEELHAULED:
Is it viable to keelhaul her again? After nominating her on some many occassions, it hardly seems worth saying it again. Perhaps though we should extend the keelhauling to the navy this time - as it seems they should take some responsibility for the lack of availability of the SAS Africana.


APPLAUD:
The very real strides being made in the fishing industry in their approach to improving safety - especially in the sector operating larger vessels.

The in-house training investments being undertaken by large portion of the maritime industry


 


EDITOR: Colleen Jacka


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


KEELHAULED:
Is it viable to keelhaul her again? After nominating her on some many occassions, it hardly seems worth saying it again. Perhaps though we should extend the keelhauling to the navy this time - as it seems they should take some responsibility for the lack of availability of the SAS Africana.


APPLAUD:
The very real strides being made in the fishing industry in their approach to improving safety - especially in the sector operating larger vessels.

The in-house training investments being undertaken by large portion of the maritime industry