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SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2017
 
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Adapting to a changing playing field in the salvage industry
 

 

SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2017
 
SUBTECH
Adapting to a changing playing field in the salvage industry
 
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Contents

 

FROM THE BRIDGE:

MAKING NOTES ON PHAKISAWe made some notes on the recent report back provided by President Jacob Zuma on the implementation of Operation Phakisa three years into the programme. 


COLUMNS:

THROUGH THE LENS:  Claire Attwood opens a can of fish to discover that only one of every 11 cans contains South African sardines - and investigates developments in management that currently confront the industry.

AT THE END OF THE LINE:  Mark Botha explores the tourism opportunities that may exist for small scale fishers as well as how these should be managed and developed.  According to him there are a number of potentailly viable opportunities for consideration. 

MARITIME MEMORIES: Brian Ingpen speaks to Dave Main about his journey from seafarer to salvage master as he recalls some of the major salvage successes that he has been privileged to be part of. 


ON THE RADAR:

PEOPLE TO WATCH:

  • Terence Brown
  • Salmaa Vincent
  • Mbongi Qwabe
  • Asmir Bisrat
  • Mark Fiandeiro

FEATURES: 

MARITIME ENGINEERING:

  • Massive project delivers advanced hydraulic sampling tool
  • New gyroscopic technology reaches SA boating community
  • 3D printed ship propeller becoming a reality
  • Crowdfunding as a tool for the boat building sector
  • Floating dock repaired in Namibia
  • Ensuring the pipeline of marine engineers
  • New eco-friendly tug design features hybrid propulsion
  • Testing opportunities for drones to survey ships
  • Patrol vessel for Nigerian oil fields
  • Tug build programme nears completion
  • New propulsion for workboat market
  • Fluid handling solutions for the maritime industry
  • Ballistic protection helps save crew in pirate attack off Nigeria
  • Innovating propulsion

SALVAGE AND INCIDENT RESPONSE

  • The Main strategy for a successful salvage
  • Search and rescue at sea
  • A changing playing field in the salvage industry
  • Salvage operation provides learning experience
  • Amandla's busy year at sea
  • Salvaging the sector
  • Extreme care required for coastal wreck removal on heritage site
  • SA built tug provides a variety of services in southern Africa

MARITIME NEWS:

AFRICAN NEWS

  • ITF to tackle violations at African ports
  • Northern Mozambique Logistics Alliance launched
  • Transport Takeover
  • Merger approved
  • Ferry tender cancelled
  • Nigerian first
  • increased safety charges ire shippers
  • New port for Mozambique
  • New programme launched to combat IUU
  • Book Review:  Diving in Mozambique
  • Competition Tribunal dismisses dominance complaint against TNPA
  • Desalination plans underway for South Africa
  • Funding Africa's ocean economy

OFFSHORE NEWS

  • LNG sales agreement
  • Evaluation agreement
  • Staking a claim in South Africa's offshore oil sector
  • South Africa and Russia sign offshore exploration agreement 

PEOPLE AND EVENTS

NEWS:  

  • Appointments
  • Cruising for awards
  • Conference to focus on education and training
  • South African appointed to leadership position
  • Getting sea-rious about transformation
  • SAIMENA lunch
  • Red sock day
  • Massive investment in local enterprise development launched

GREEN MARINE

NEWS AND UPDATES  

  • A wasted planet
  • Green Warrior:  Simon Elwen
  • 44 Beaches receive Blue Flag Status
  • Fishing line recovery programme expands
  • SA insurer signs up for sustainability

 

FROM THE BRIDGE:

MAKING NOTES ON PHAKISAWe made some notes on the recent report back provided by President Jacob Zuma on the implementation of Operation Phakisa three years into the programme. 


COLUMNS:

THROUGH THE LENS:  Claire Attwood opens a can of fish to discover that only one of every 11 cans contains South African sardines - and investigates developments in management that currently confront the industry.

AT THE END OF THE LINE:  Mark Botha explores the tourism opportunities that may exist for small scale fishers as well as how these should be managed and developed.  According to him there are a number of potentailly viable opportunities for consideration. 

MARITIME MEMORIES: Brian Ingpen speaks to Dave Main about his journey from seafarer to salvage master as he recalls some of the major salvage successes that he has been privileged to be part of. 


ON THE RADAR:

PEOPLE TO WATCH:

  • Terence Brown
  • Salmaa Vincent
  • Mbongi Qwabe
  • Asmir Bisrat
  • Mark Fiandeiro

FEATURES: 

MARITIME ENGINEERING:

  • Massive project delivers advanced hydraulic sampling tool
  • New gyroscopic technology reaches SA boating community
  • 3D printed ship propeller becoming a reality
  • Crowdfunding as a tool for the boat building sector
  • Floating dock repaired in Namibia
  • Ensuring the pipeline of marine engineers
  • New eco-friendly tug design features hybrid propulsion
  • Testing opportunities for drones to survey ships
  • Patrol vessel for Nigerian oil fields
  • Tug build programme nears completion
  • New propulsion for workboat market
  • Fluid handling solutions for the maritime industry
  • Ballistic protection helps save crew in pirate attack off Nigeria
  • Innovating propulsion

SALVAGE AND INCIDENT RESPONSE

  • The Main strategy for a successful salvage
  • Search and rescue at sea
  • A changing playing field in the salvage industry
  • Salvage operation provides learning experience
  • Amandla's busy year at sea
  • Salvaging the sector
  • Extreme care required for coastal wreck removal on heritage site
  • SA built tug provides a variety of services in southern Africa

MARITIME NEWS:

AFRICAN NEWS

  • ITF to tackle violations at African ports
  • Northern Mozambique Logistics Alliance launched
  • Transport Takeover
  • Merger approved
  • Ferry tender cancelled
  • Nigerian first
  • increased safety charges ire shippers
  • New port for Mozambique
  • New programme launched to combat IUU
  • Book Review:  Diving in Mozambique
  • Competition Tribunal dismisses dominance complaint against TNPA
  • Desalination plans underway for South Africa
  • Funding Africa's ocean economy

OFFSHORE NEWS

  • LNG sales agreement
  • Evaluation agreement
  • Staking a claim in South Africa's offshore oil sector
  • South Africa and Russia sign offshore exploration agreement 

PEOPLE AND EVENTS

NEWS:  

  • Appointments
  • Cruising for awards
  • Conference to focus on education and training
  • South African appointed to leadership position
  • Getting sea-rious about transformation
  • SAIMENA lunch
  • Red sock day
  • Massive investment in local enterprise development launched

GREEN MARINE

NEWS AND UPDATES  

  • A wasted planet
  • Green Warrior:  Simon Elwen
  • 44 Beaches receive Blue Flag Status
  • Fishing line recovery programme expands
  • SA insurer signs up for sustainability
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EDITOR: Colleen Jacka


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


 

APPLAUD:

 All of those involved in the mop up operations in the port of Durban after the massive storm wrecked havoc on visiting ships as well as port infrasture.

KEELHAULED:

Those involved within the SAMSA Board and in the Department of Transport that continue to delay the appointment of a permanent CEO for the Authority.


 

 

 

EDITOR: Colleen Jacka


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


 

APPLAUD:

 All of those involved in the mop up operations in the port of Durban after the massive storm wrecked havoc on visiting ships as well as port infrasture.

KEELHAULED:

Those involved within the SAMSA Board and in the Department of Transport that continue to delay the appointment of a permanent CEO for the Authority.