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Veecraft Marine is set to take South Africa's marine involvement in the African oil and gas sector to new levels with the launch of their unique new wave piercing catamaran.

Veecraft Marine is set to take South Africa's marine involvement in the African oil and gas sector to new levels with the launch of their unique new wave piercing catamaran.

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IN DEPTH:

"It is a new beginning for the region" said South Africa's President Jacob Zuma when he opened Saldanha's new Industrial Development Zone during November. It's a message that the people of Saldanha have heard before along with the promises of increased employment and economic development. it's a message that came with the arrival of Saldanha Steel and lead to riots at the plant when expectations were not met


COLUMNS: 

FISHY BUSINESS:  Shaheen Moolla looks at the MRLA amendment bill.

MARITIME MEMORIES:  Brian Ingpen looks at the dedicated service of Sean Day.


FEATURES

ENGINES & PROPULSION

  • It all comes together with a .... Market research predicts decreasing marine diesel engine market
  • Partnering for power
  • More power, better maneuverability with less emissions
  • Improved market for marine engine sales
  • Oil analysis for Mozambique
  • Expanded engine portfolio
  • Growing market for marine electric vehicles
  • Popular marine engine re-enters production
  • Reliability and durability in engine performance
  • Maintenance for the modern engine

MARINE LAW, SALVAGE,

  • Anti-piracy meeting targets prosecutors and investigators
  • South Africa ratifies wreck convention
  • GAPS
  • Casting a legal eye on African maritime infrastructure
  • Upgrading credit rating
  • History in the making
  • Wreck removal cover
  • EU fishing reform to impact international fish management
  • New convention aims to navigate the difficulties associated with judicial sale of ships
  • Web resource assists MLC implementation
  • Assisting law enforcement see the crime
  • Training prosecutors

INDUSTRY NEWS:

AFRICAN NEWS

  • Investing in automated mooring
  • New shareholder aims to boost Cape Town Shipyard
  • Supporting cadet training
  • Developing offshore bunkering in South Africa
  • SOE aims to boost artisan training in South Africa

OFFSHORE NEWS

  • New policy to address challenges of managing Tanzania's gas industry
  • Periodic survey for Salpem at A-Berth
  • SAOGA plots new direction
  • Investigating the impacts of proposed development of the Ibhubesi Gas field
  • Addressing oil spill response in west, central and southern Africa

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

  • Illegal shark finning sees Interpol issue a Purple Notice
  • International body aims to raise standards in the bunker industry
  • Britain's new gateway to global trade
  • Seeking zero incidents in the marine contracting sectors

PEOPLE & EVENTS:

NEWS

  • True survivor
  • Royal visit to SA Agulhas 11
  • South African's bravery recognised by IMO
  • Drydock inauguration
  • Maritime soccer day raises bursary funds
  • Streamlining personnel for added efficiencies
  • More support for SAIMENA golf day
  • Maritime authority supports canoe-training programme

GREEN MARINE

NEWS & DEBATE

  • Pilot project aims to monitor environmental effects of underwater hull cleaning
  • Building local knowledge for coastal management
  • Diving in to save local resources
  • Developing new science talent
  • Research contributes to the declaration of marine projects protected area
  • Harmonising ballast water treatment testing
  • France seeks CO2 reports from foreign shipowners
  • Multi million dollar grant supports conservation of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden
  • WAF welcomes DAFF's rock lobster TAC
  • Assessing the environmental impact on seismic surveying

IN DEPTH:

"It is a new beginning for the region" said South Africa's President Jacob Zuma when he opened Saldanha's new Industrial Development Zone during November. It's a message that the people of Saldanha have heard before along with the promises of increased employment and economic development. it's a message that came with the arrival of Saldanha Steel and lead to riots at the plant when expectations were not met


COLUMNS: 

FISHY BUSINESS:  Shaheen Moolla looks at the MRLA amendment bill.

MARITIME MEMORIES:  Brian Ingpen looks at the dedicated service of Sean Day.


FEATURES

ENGINES & PROPULSION

  • It all comes together with a .... Market research predicts decreasing marine diesel engine market
  • Partnering for power
  • More power, better maneuverability with less emissions
  • Improved market for marine engine sales
  • Oil analysis for Mozambique
  • Expanded engine portfolio
  • Growing market for marine electric vehicles
  • Popular marine engine re-enters production
  • Reliability and durability in engine performance
  • Maintenance for the modern engine

MARINE LAW, SALVAGE,

  • Anti-piracy meeting targets prosecutors and investigators
  • South Africa ratifies wreck convention
  • GAPS
  • Casting a legal eye on African maritime infrastructure
  • Upgrading credit rating
  • History in the making
  • Wreck removal cover
  • EU fishing reform to impact international fish management
  • New convention aims to navigate the difficulties associated with judicial sale of ships
  • Web resource assists MLC implementation
  • Assisting law enforcement see the crime
  • Training prosecutors

INDUSTRY NEWS:

AFRICAN NEWS

  • Investing in automated mooring
  • New shareholder aims to boost Cape Town Shipyard
  • Supporting cadet training
  • Developing offshore bunkering in South Africa
  • SOE aims to boost artisan training in South Africa

OFFSHORE NEWS

  • New policy to address challenges of managing Tanzania's gas industry
  • Periodic survey for Salpem at A-Berth
  • SAOGA plots new direction
  • Investigating the impacts of proposed development of the Ibhubesi Gas field
  • Addressing oil spill response in west, central and southern Africa

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

  • Illegal shark finning sees Interpol issue a Purple Notice
  • International body aims to raise standards in the bunker industry
  • Britain's new gateway to global trade
  • Seeking zero incidents in the marine contracting sectors

PEOPLE & EVENTS:

NEWS

  • True survivor
  • Royal visit to SA Agulhas 11
  • South African's bravery recognised by IMO
  • Drydock inauguration
  • Maritime soccer day raises bursary funds
  • Streamlining personnel for added efficiencies
  • More support for SAIMENA golf day
  • Maritime authority supports canoe-training programme

GREEN MARINE

NEWS & DEBATE

  • Pilot project aims to monitor environmental effects of underwater hull cleaning
  • Building local knowledge for coastal management
  • Diving in to save local resources
  • Developing new science talent
  • Research contributes to the declaration of marine projects protected area
  • Harmonising ballast water treatment testing
  • France seeks CO2 reports from foreign shipowners
  • Multi million dollar grant supports conservation of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden
  • WAF welcomes DAFF's rock lobster TAC
  • Assessing the environmental impact on seismic surveying
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EDITOR: Colleen Jacka


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


KEELHAULED:
We keelhaul TRANSNET for issuing a tender for a dredging tug boat that is worded in a way that will exclude all South African shipbuilders from participating - this after the State announced that all future builds would be undertaken in the country

APPLAUD:
We applaud SMIT AMANDLA MARINE for initiating the Maritime Soccer Tournament that raised R 21 000 for a bursary at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology. Congratulations to all the companies that participated in what is set to become an annual event.


 


EDITOR: Colleen Jacka


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


KEELHAULED:
We keelhaul TRANSNET for issuing a tender for a dredging tug boat that is worded in a way that will exclude all South African shipbuilders from participating - this after the State announced that all future builds would be undertaken in the country

APPLAUD:
We applaud SMIT AMANDLA MARINE for initiating the Maritime Soccer Tournament that raised R 21 000 for a bursary at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology. Congratulations to all the companies that participated in what is set to become an annual event.