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DCD Marine Cape Town kicked off 2014 with a number of projects for the oil and gas sector seeing the company gear up to operate at their fullest capacity in years.

DCD Marine Cape Town kicked off 2014 with a number of projects for the oil and gas sector seeing the company gear up to operate at their fullest capacity in years.

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Contents

 

COLUMNS: 

FISHY BUSINESS:  Africa's fishing communities:  destined for inescapable poverty and overfishing?

MARITIME MEMORIES:  Nonagenarian Captain Paul Staples has had a remarkable sea-going career that spanned a time in sail, standing his watch on the open bridge of a coal-fired coaster, as well as handling massive tankers and ore carriers in Saldanha Bay.


FEATURES

SHIP BUILDING AND REPAIR

  • State of the Marine Manufacturing Industry
  • Concentrating on the oil and gas sector
  • Expansion plans for industry stalwart
  • Ship repair an important sector for shipyard
  • Cape Town shipyard continues to eye expansion
  • Newbuild investments reflect commitment to South Africa
  • Further floating dock on the cards for Durban
  • South Africa to build dredger in the Netherlands
  • Shift in priorities required to boost South Africa's ship repair sector
  • Jack-up rig repaired in Walvis Bay
  • Hull structure analysis software
  • New load test facility fully operational
  • Restoring Africa's oldest ship

MARINE FINANCE, LAW AND INSURANCE 

  • AFRICA RISING:  Uniform legislation, locally owned fleets and a cabotage regime:  pipedream or possibility?
  • Merger strengthens offerings of Durban firm
  • Yacht Registration - Choosing a home for your yacht
  • Recent progress on marine pollution legislation in South Africa
  • THE SANCTITY OF CONTRACT: Are contracts as safe as they once were?
  • Shipping line sets course for improved top line
  • New legal team aims to support oil and gas sector

INDUSTRY NEWS:

AFRICAN NEWS

  • The cruising industry's hidden shame
  • Promoting the blue economy
  • Helicopter service back up and running
  • South African port increases:  April 2014
  • Maritime training in Angola goes high-tech
  • MoU cements ties between South Africa and Port of Miami
  • Millions paid out to fishing trust
  • Saldanha crude oil terminal gets the go-ahead
  • Morocco hosts SAR course
  • Fishing companies collude to divide market
  • Reconstruction of quay wall gets green light
  • Merge strengthens logistics offerings
  • Namibia stipulates seismic vessels need to be temporarily imported

OFFSHORE NEWS

  • Major projects for oil major
  • Prioritising South Africa's oil and gas sector
  • West African ocean modelling
  • Predicting future energy mix
  • Driving innovation in offshore renewable energy support
  • Assessing offshore conditions in West Africa for improved drilling safety
  • Delegation promotes South African services to Mozambique
  • Supporting offshore operations

PEOPLE & EVENTS:

NEWS

  • New era for management at marine electronics company
  • Marine engineering bursary recipient announced
  • Key personnel changes and management appointments
  • SAMSA Dusi canoeists take silver
  • TNPA shuffles harbour masters
  • South Africa wins international award
  • Change of command
  • Appointment
  • South Africa's new permanent representative to IMO

GREEN MARINE

NEWS & DEBATE

  • Renewing commitment to sustainability
  • Climate change is increasing the risk of tropical storms for southern Africa
  • SANBI staff join penguin waddle
  • Green Warrior:  Ahmed Daime
  • The hefty cost of research:  Is it justified?
  • Expert intervention saves Christmas chicks
  • China bans shark fin soup at official engagements
  • Reducing sulphur oxide emmissions
  • Calling on Africa to be vigilant against fishing fraudsters

 

COLUMNS: 

FISHY BUSINESS:  Africa's fishing communities:  destined for inescapable poverty and overfishing?

MARITIME MEMORIES:  Nonagenarian Captain Paul Staples has had a remarkable sea-going career that spanned a time in sail, standing his watch on the open bridge of a coal-fired coaster, as well as handling massive tankers and ore carriers in Saldanha Bay.


FEATURES

SHIP BUILDING AND REPAIR

  • State of the Marine Manufacturing Industry
  • Concentrating on the oil and gas sector
  • Expansion plans for industry stalwart
  • Ship repair an important sector for shipyard
  • Cape Town shipyard continues to eye expansion
  • Newbuild investments reflect commitment to South Africa
  • Further floating dock on the cards for Durban
  • South Africa to build dredger in the Netherlands
  • Shift in priorities required to boost South Africa's ship repair sector
  • Jack-up rig repaired in Walvis Bay
  • Hull structure analysis software
  • New load test facility fully operational
  • Restoring Africa's oldest ship

MARINE FINANCE, LAW AND INSURANCE 

  • AFRICA RISING:  Uniform legislation, locally owned fleets and a cabotage regime:  pipedream or possibility?
  • Merger strengthens offerings of Durban firm
  • Yacht Registration - Choosing a home for your yacht
  • Recent progress on marine pollution legislation in South Africa
  • THE SANCTITY OF CONTRACT: Are contracts as safe as they once were?
  • Shipping line sets course for improved top line
  • New legal team aims to support oil and gas sector

INDUSTRY NEWS:

AFRICAN NEWS

  • The cruising industry's hidden shame
  • Promoting the blue economy
  • Helicopter service back up and running
  • South African port increases:  April 2014
  • Maritime training in Angola goes high-tech
  • MoU cements ties between South Africa and Port of Miami
  • Millions paid out to fishing trust
  • Saldanha crude oil terminal gets the go-ahead
  • Morocco hosts SAR course
  • Fishing companies collude to divide market
  • Reconstruction of quay wall gets green light
  • Merge strengthens logistics offerings
  • Namibia stipulates seismic vessels need to be temporarily imported

OFFSHORE NEWS

  • Major projects for oil major
  • Prioritising South Africa's oil and gas sector
  • West African ocean modelling
  • Predicting future energy mix
  • Driving innovation in offshore renewable energy support
  • Assessing offshore conditions in West Africa for improved drilling safety
  • Delegation promotes South African services to Mozambique
  • Supporting offshore operations

PEOPLE & EVENTS:

NEWS

  • New era for management at marine electronics company
  • Marine engineering bursary recipient announced
  • Key personnel changes and management appointments
  • SAMSA Dusi canoeists take silver
  • TNPA shuffles harbour masters
  • South Africa wins international award
  • Change of command
  • Appointment
  • South Africa's new permanent representative to IMO

GREEN MARINE

NEWS & DEBATE

  • Renewing commitment to sustainability
  • Climate change is increasing the risk of tropical storms for southern Africa
  • SANBI staff join penguin waddle
  • Green Warrior:  Ahmed Daime
  • The hefty cost of research:  Is it justified?
  • Expert intervention saves Christmas chicks
  • China bans shark fin soup at official engagements
  • Reducing sulphur oxide emmissions
  • Calling on Africa to be vigilant against fishing fraudsters
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EDITOR: Colleen Jacka


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


KEELHAULED:
Fishing companies, PIONEER FISHING and BLUE CONTINENT PRODUCTS who were found to be working as a cartel to divide the market for the supply of horse mackerel by allocating territories and customers. . 

APPLAUD:
We applaud REV PAUL NOEL who was announced as the winner of the Seafarers' Welfare Awards Personality of the Year at a ceremony in Geneva at the beginning of April.  


 


EDITOR: Colleen Jacka


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


KEELHAULED:
Fishing companies, PIONEER FISHING and BLUE CONTINENT PRODUCTS who were found to be working as a cartel to divide the market for the supply of horse mackerel by allocating territories and customers. . 

APPLAUD:
We applaud REV PAUL NOEL who was announced as the winner of the Seafarers' Welfare Awards Personality of the Year at a ceremony in Geneva at the beginning of April.