ON THE COVER

  

ON THE COVER

As an engine and genset supplier, Wartsila is keenly focusing on collaboration with shipyards, ship-owners as well as policy makers; and is working with local stake holders to bring modern technology to the continent in an informed manner."Wartsila is working far beyond just it's core market as an engine manufacturer and this codes well fior Africa ," says Greg Davids of USG Advisory Services, Business Development, partner to Wartsils in South Africa. 
 
 

  

ON THE COVER

As an engine and genset supplier, Wartsila is keenly focusing on collaboration with shipyards, ship-owners as well as policy makers; and is working with local stake holders to bring modern technology to the continent in an informed manner."Wartsila is working far beyond just it's core market as an engine manufacturer and this codes well fior Africa ," says Greg Davids of USG Advisory Services, Business Development, partner to Wartsils in South Africa. 
 
 
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Contents

 

 COLUMNS: 

FISHY BUSINESS: Shaheen Moolla addresses the current controversy surrounding the hake inshore trawl fishery that was suspended by an urgent court interdict by Viking Fishing against the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

THROUGH THE LENS:  Claire Attwood delves into the marathon court case involving fish factory owners, skippers, fisheries inspectors and fisheries monitors that came to a conclusion late last year and that highlights some pertinent legal and management themes that need to be addressed.

TAKING B-BBEE ON BOARD:   In this issue Kgomotso Selokane addresses the issues of transformation through ownership and equity.  She highlights the need for more participation by Black women and highlights the need to focus on actual economic benefits that flow to Black beneficiaries.  

MARITIME MEMORIES:  Brian Ingpen speaks to Roger Pawley about his long history in the maritime industry that eventually lead him to the Cape Peninsula University of Technology where he became a towering figure in the maritime training sector before retiring recently.


ON BOARD

MADIBA 1:  She may not have been intended for operation in the Port of Cape Town, but the Madiba 1 certainly sets a new standard for marine tourism platforms operating out of the harbour.  Built in South Africa originally for a client in the offshore oil sector, the vessel has undergone some significant changes to convert her into a passenger ferry ostensibly for the route between Cape Town and Robben Island.


FEATURES

MARITIME LAW AND INSURANCE

  • Cabinet sends Maritime Transport Policy for public comment
  • South Africa: a safe haven for ships
  • Insurers call for combined action to improve fire fighting on ships
  • Cape Town to host IUMI conference
  • Overhauling South Africa's Maritime Legislation:  Where are we?
  • Nigeria needs to revisit obsolete maritime laws
  • Navigating through 2017 likely to be volatile for shipping sectors
  • Understanding two sides to the story

MARINE ENGINES AND PROPULSION

  • Cover story:  Connecting the dots
  • Record breaking engine
  • Major milestone in engine production
  • Setting sights on the African market
  • Low running costs for naval power
  • Innovation is key to keep engines running
  • Compact diesel engine debuts in Dusseldorf
  • Mitigating against the risks of engine room fires
  • Fit for the marine market
  • Next generation gasoline engine revealed
  • Penetrating the newbuild sector in Africa
  • Offering technology to support development in Africa
  • Experts to discuss combustion technology
  • Engineers remain vital to vessel efficiency

MARITIME NEWS

AFRICAN NEWS

  • Maydon Wharf reconstruction reaches another milestone
  • Spotlight on port app
  • RoPax ferry for Africa
  • Maritime briefs
  • IMO interacts with Africa
  • Ivory Coast to receive eight new pontoons
  • Productivity training for Angolan fishermen
  • Liquid Bulk Terminal Operation for Ngqura
  • Nigeria seeks to combat port corruption competitiveness
  • Two new LPG vessels to address LPG shortages
  • Workshop aims to unlock fisheries potential for Kenya and Tanzania
  • Maritime briefs
  • Fifth tug launched in newbuild project
  • Supporting port development in Tanzania
  • Mooring buoys for Mombasa
  • Delivering an experience in maritime safety
  • South Africa commemorates the lives lost on the SS Mendi
  • Completed dredging project increases Maputo port capacity

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

  • New report confirms positive economic trends in EU fishing fleet
  • Fatigue report highlights problems of stress and motivation on seafarers

PEOPLE AND EVENTS:

 NEWS

  • Annual Navy camp inspires youth
  • Top performance award for Richards Bay
  • Nigerian appointed as IMSO Chairman
  • Celebrating a milestone with ambitious plans for the future
  • Nigerian authority redeploys directors
  • Prize giving recognises achievements of Sea Cadets
  • Appointment at Chevron Africa
  • New Transport Minister visits Abidjan port
  • Introduction to the board
  • Farewell marks new beginnings

 GREEN MARINE

NEWS AND UPDATES

  • BCC aims to become self-funded
  • Ghana increases fines for IUU fishing
  • Discounts on port charges offered for environmental performance
  • Green warrior:  A chemical attraction to the ocean
  • Spotlight on African-Asia wildlife crime

 

 COLUMNS: 

FISHY BUSINESS: Shaheen Moolla addresses the current controversy surrounding the hake inshore trawl fishery that was suspended by an urgent court interdict by Viking Fishing against the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

THROUGH THE LENS:  Claire Attwood delves into the marathon court case involving fish factory owners, skippers, fisheries inspectors and fisheries monitors that came to a conclusion late last year and that highlights some pertinent legal and management themes that need to be addressed.

TAKING B-BBEE ON BOARD:   In this issue Kgomotso Selokane addresses the issues of transformation through ownership and equity.  She highlights the need for more participation by Black women and highlights the need to focus on actual economic benefits that flow to Black beneficiaries.  

MARITIME MEMORIES:  Brian Ingpen speaks to Roger Pawley about his long history in the maritime industry that eventually lead him to the Cape Peninsula University of Technology where he became a towering figure in the maritime training sector before retiring recently.


ON BOARD

MADIBA 1:  She may not have been intended for operation in the Port of Cape Town, but the Madiba 1 certainly sets a new standard for marine tourism platforms operating out of the harbour.  Built in South Africa originally for a client in the offshore oil sector, the vessel has undergone some significant changes to convert her into a passenger ferry ostensibly for the route between Cape Town and Robben Island.


FEATURES

MARITIME LAW AND INSURANCE

  • Cabinet sends Maritime Transport Policy for public comment
  • South Africa: a safe haven for ships
  • Insurers call for combined action to improve fire fighting on ships
  • Cape Town to host IUMI conference
  • Overhauling South Africa's Maritime Legislation:  Where are we?
  • Nigeria needs to revisit obsolete maritime laws
  • Navigating through 2017 likely to be volatile for shipping sectors
  • Understanding two sides to the story

MARINE ENGINES AND PROPULSION

  • Cover story:  Connecting the dots
  • Record breaking engine
  • Major milestone in engine production
  • Setting sights on the African market
  • Low running costs for naval power
  • Innovation is key to keep engines running
  • Compact diesel engine debuts in Dusseldorf
  • Mitigating against the risks of engine room fires
  • Fit for the marine market
  • Next generation gasoline engine revealed
  • Penetrating the newbuild sector in Africa
  • Offering technology to support development in Africa
  • Experts to discuss combustion technology
  • Engineers remain vital to vessel efficiency

MARITIME NEWS

AFRICAN NEWS

  • Maydon Wharf reconstruction reaches another milestone
  • Spotlight on port app
  • RoPax ferry for Africa
  • Maritime briefs
  • IMO interacts with Africa
  • Ivory Coast to receive eight new pontoons
  • Productivity training for Angolan fishermen
  • Liquid Bulk Terminal Operation for Ngqura
  • Nigeria seeks to combat port corruption competitiveness
  • Two new LPG vessels to address LPG shortages
  • Workshop aims to unlock fisheries potential for Kenya and Tanzania
  • Maritime briefs
  • Fifth tug launched in newbuild project
  • Supporting port development in Tanzania
  • Mooring buoys for Mombasa
  • Delivering an experience in maritime safety
  • South Africa commemorates the lives lost on the SS Mendi
  • Completed dredging project increases Maputo port capacity

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

  • New report confirms positive economic trends in EU fishing fleet
  • Fatigue report highlights problems of stress and motivation on seafarers

PEOPLE AND EVENTS:

 NEWS

  • Annual Navy camp inspires youth
  • Top performance award for Richards Bay
  • Nigerian appointed as IMSO Chairman
  • Celebrating a milestone with ambitious plans for the future
  • Nigerian authority redeploys directors
  • Prize giving recognises achievements of Sea Cadets
  • Appointment at Chevron Africa
  • New Transport Minister visits Abidjan port
  • Introduction to the board
  • Farewell marks new beginnings

 GREEN MARINE

NEWS AND UPDATES

  • BCC aims to become self-funded
  • Ghana increases fines for IUU fishing
  • Discounts on port charges offered for environmental performance
  • Green warrior:  A chemical attraction to the ocean
  • Spotlight on African-Asia wildlife crime
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EDITOR: Colleen Jacka


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


KEELHAULED:

  Pranksters who released red flares at sea in January resulting in the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) spending fours hours searching for non-existent people in distress at sea.

APPLAUD:

The International Maritime Organisation for developing a child-friendly website (www.kids.imo.org) that incliudes specially-commissioned animation showing how IMO works to protect the marine environment and atmosphere.

 

 

 

EDITOR: Colleen Jacka


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


KEELHAULED:

  Pranksters who released red flares at sea in January resulting in the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) spending fours hours searching for non-existent people in distress at sea.

APPLAUD:

The International Maritime Organisation for developing a child-friendly website (www.kids.imo.org) that incliudes specially-commissioned animation showing how IMO works to protect the marine environment and atmosphere.