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Salvage Tug SMIT Amandla and the MV Smart that ran aground when exiting the Port of Richards Bay



Salvage Tug SMIT Amandla and the MV Smart that ran aground when exiting the Port of Richards Bay


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IN DEPTH:

The group of 27 South African students that set off for Sweden at the beginning of September toppled the World Maritime University's total enrolment figures in favour of the African continent.  This marks the first time since 1994 that the number of students from Africa outnumbers those from Asia.


REPORT BACK

SECURITY CONFERENCE:   The collective experience, knowledge and involvement in maritime security within the African region represented at the Maritime Security Conference held in Tanzania helped the event stand out amongst many similar conferences being organised on and about the continent.


 COLUMNS: 

FISHY BUSINESSS:  Shaheen Moolla identifies some of the legal loopholes in the current rights allocation process.

MARITIME MEMORIES:  Brian Ingpen looks at the rise and fall of Port Nolloth.


FEATURES

SALVAGE

  • It all comes together with a .... TEAM
  • Three-year pollution prevention and salvage contract awarded
  • Grounding off Buffels Bay mobilises South Africa resources
  • Busy year of salvage for Durban-based responder

PORT DEVELOPMENT

  • LNG import facility contract awarded
  • PBid extension for Tema port expansion project
  • Eyeing out South African cruise terminal opportunities
  • Civil engineering tenders close for Nigeria
  • Cameroon deepwater port project enters next stage
  • Walvis Bay aims to be a logistics hub
  • City of Cape Town sign MoU with port
  • Proposing multi-user offshore hub for Mozambique
  • Walvis Bay container terminal tender awarded to Chinese firm
  • Getting the data that counts
  • Intelligent port development 
  • Namibia's prospects grow with port development
  • From 15 to 50 million tons for Maputo

MARINE ELECTRONICS

  • Meeting your vessels automation needs
  • New features on Sailor Fleet Broadband
  • Laser based relative position reference system launched
  • Bridge system retrofitted to African fleet
  • A family of fishing products
  • Make your crew feel at home
  • IMCA Publishers Guidance on the use of Simulators

 INDUSTRY NEWS:

AFRICAN NEWS

  • Big response to MLRA amendments for small fishing
  • Interpol notice issued for vessel involved in illegal fishing off Africa
  • MoU to protect the Nigerian maritime domain
  • SA Navy to deploy to West Africa
  • Certification for South African vessel manager
  • Record enrolment at World Maritime University
  • Key maritime legislation to be fast-tracked
  • MoU for training
  • Scam alert
  • MIPS suspended
  • Acquisition
  • International interns impact positively on skills transfer
  • Oil analysis lab for Ghana

OFFSHORE NEWS

  • New training centre works towards international accreditation
  • Rig delivery
  • Crew and cargo changes offshore Congo
  • Newbuild for Nigeria
  • Seismic surveying
  • Multi-purpose vessel for East Africa
  • Offshore Ghana
  • Recognising legal expertise in oil and gas
  • FPSO refurbishment for Port of Ngqura
  • Offshore well capping base puts Saldanha Bay on the map

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

  • Maritime London hiring again
  • IMO invites feedback
  • Shipping industry urges IMO to approve container weight verification requirement
  • "Rulecheck" system for port state control inspectors

 PEOPLE & EVENTS:

ON THE QUAYSIDE

We speak to John Hughes about taking up the reigns at SABT

NEWS

  • Explorer of the Year Awards
  • Eco-logic Awards
  • Ocean Supplier Excellence Award
  • PMSAESA's African Maritime Conference
  • Intermodal Africa
  • Maritime and Coastal Security Africa
  • Subsea & Offshore Support Vessels Africa
  • A bonus for the community
  • Aid for the displaced in Nigeria
  • 13th Year for Cape Town International Boat Show
  • South Africa celebrates World Maritime Day in Northern Cape
  • Noel Tunbridge
  • Edward Hayman

GREEN MARINE

NEWS & DEBATE

  • Price, legislation and availability will drive shipping's move towards greener fuel
  • An overview of the alternatives to heavy fuel oil
  • Low sulphur fuels:  an opportunity for Africa
  • Selling science through communication
  • Shark spotters called to action for shark season
  • Partnership to benefit Algoa Bay
  • Highlighting the role of science
  • Gough Island agreement
  • Working for the coast

IN DEPTH:

The group of 27 South African students that set off for Sweden at the beginning of September toppled the World Maritime University's total enrolment figures in favour of the African continent.  This marks the first time since 1994 that the number of students from Africa outnumbers those from Asia.


REPORT BACK

SECURITY CONFERENCE:   The collective experience, knowledge and involvement in maritime security within the African region represented at the Maritime Security Conference held in Tanzania helped the event stand out amongst many similar conferences being organised on and about the continent.


 COLUMNS: 

FISHY BUSINESSS:  Shaheen Moolla identifies some of the legal loopholes in the current rights allocation process.

MARITIME MEMORIES:  Brian Ingpen looks at the rise and fall of Port Nolloth.


FEATURES

SALVAGE

  • It all comes together with a .... TEAM
  • Three-year pollution prevention and salvage contract awarded
  • Grounding off Buffels Bay mobilises South Africa resources
  • Busy year of salvage for Durban-based responder

PORT DEVELOPMENT

  • LNG import facility contract awarded
  • PBid extension for Tema port expansion project
  • Eyeing out South African cruise terminal opportunities
  • Civil engineering tenders close for Nigeria
  • Cameroon deepwater port project enters next stage
  • Walvis Bay aims to be a logistics hub
  • City of Cape Town sign MoU with port
  • Proposing multi-user offshore hub for Mozambique
  • Walvis Bay container terminal tender awarded to Chinese firm
  • Getting the data that counts
  • Intelligent port development 
  • Namibia's prospects grow with port development
  • From 15 to 50 million tons for Maputo

MARINE ELECTRONICS

  • Meeting your vessels automation needs
  • New features on Sailor Fleet Broadband
  • Laser based relative position reference system launched
  • Bridge system retrofitted to African fleet
  • A family of fishing products
  • Make your crew feel at home
  • IMCA Publishers Guidance on the use of Simulators

 INDUSTRY NEWS:

AFRICAN NEWS

  • Big response to MLRA amendments for small fishing
  • Interpol notice issued for vessel involved in illegal fishing off Africa
  • MoU to protect the Nigerian maritime domain
  • SA Navy to deploy to West Africa
  • Certification for South African vessel manager
  • Record enrolment at World Maritime University
  • Key maritime legislation to be fast-tracked
  • MoU for training
  • Scam alert
  • MIPS suspended
  • Acquisition
  • International interns impact positively on skills transfer
  • Oil analysis lab for Ghana

OFFSHORE NEWS

  • New training centre works towards international accreditation
  • Rig delivery
  • Crew and cargo changes offshore Congo
  • Newbuild for Nigeria
  • Seismic surveying
  • Multi-purpose vessel for East Africa
  • Offshore Ghana
  • Recognising legal expertise in oil and gas
  • FPSO refurbishment for Port of Ngqura
  • Offshore well capping base puts Saldanha Bay on the map

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

  • Maritime London hiring again
  • IMO invites feedback
  • Shipping industry urges IMO to approve container weight verification requirement
  • "Rulecheck" system for port state control inspectors

 PEOPLE & EVENTS:

ON THE QUAYSIDE

We speak to John Hughes about taking up the reigns at SABT

NEWS

  • Explorer of the Year Awards
  • Eco-logic Awards
  • Ocean Supplier Excellence Award
  • PMSAESA's African Maritime Conference
  • Intermodal Africa
  • Maritime and Coastal Security Africa
  • Subsea & Offshore Support Vessels Africa
  • A bonus for the community
  • Aid for the displaced in Nigeria
  • 13th Year for Cape Town International Boat Show
  • South Africa celebrates World Maritime Day in Northern Cape
  • Noel Tunbridge
  • Edward Hayman

GREEN MARINE

NEWS & DEBATE

  • Price, legislation and availability will drive shipping's move towards greener fuel
  • An overview of the alternatives to heavy fuel oil
  • Low sulphur fuels:  an opportunity for Africa
  • Selling science through communication
  • Shark spotters called to action for shark season
  • Partnership to benefit Algoa Bay
  • Highlighting the role of science
  • Gough Island agreement
  • Working for the coast
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EDITOR: Colleen Jacka


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


KEELHAULED:
Dare we keelhaul them again - that would seem daft?

APPLAUD:
We applaud INTERPOL for issuing its first Purple Notice for a vessel believed to be involved in illegal fishing off Africa (see story on page 39)

We also applaud the South African Maritime Safety Authority together with the Department of Higher Education for providing scholarships to 27 students to pursue PhD and Masters courses at the World Maritime University (see story on page 6)


 


EDITOR: Colleen Jacka


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


KEELHAULED:
Dare we keelhaul them again - that would seem daft?

APPLAUD:
We applaud INTERPOL for issuing its first Purple Notice for a vessel believed to be involved in illegal fishing off Africa (see story on page 39)

We also applaud the South African Maritime Safety Authority together with the Department of Higher Education for providing scholarships to 27 students to pursue PhD and Masters courses at the World Maritime University (see story on page 6)