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 MARCH/APRIL 2018

Subtech Survey provides essential survey, measurement and positioning services to the sister divisions in the Subtech Group, and to external clients including port operators, government ministers and parastatals, mining groups, dredging contractors, marine construction companies and desalination solution providers.           

 

 MARCH/APRIL 2018

Subtech Survey provides essential survey, measurement and positioning services to the sister divisions in the Subtech Group, and to external clients including port operators, government ministers and parastatals, mining groups, dredging contractors, marine construction companies and desalination solution providers.           

 
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Contents

 

FROM THE BRIDGE:

GREEN SHIP RECYCLING:  An RFQ issued by Transnet National Ports Authority in January this year indicates that the Port Authority intends investigating opportunities for ship recycling in the Port of Cape Town.


COLUMNS:

THROUGH THE LENS:  In spite of the high profile arrests and the handing down of harsh sentences to five members of an abalone poaching syndicate, lawlessness prevails in the Overberg region.  Claire Attwood investigates the impact of criminal activities on the abalone sector.  

AT THE END OF THE LINE:  Mark Botha addresses the aging population amongst the fishing communities and highlights how their stories could have a positive impact on coastal communities.

THE WATCHKEEPERIn this new column we ask maritime stakeholders to share their views and opinions on aspects of the industry that challenge them.  Read about transformation in the freight forwarding sector this issue.

MARITIME MEMORIES: Brian Ingpen speaks to one of Cape Town's experienced ships' agents about his memories in the mariitme industry.


FEATURES: 

HYDROGRAPHY AND SURVEY:

  • Establsihed hydrography survey capabilities
  • Mapping the oceans
  • Indian Navy helps chart African waters
  • World Hydrographic Day
  • Project Hotel to go ahead
  • Hydrographic Bill introduced

HEALTH & SAFETY

  • The importance of filing accident reports
  • Questioning maritime incidents
  • In-port cargo infestation protects against outbreaks
  • Polar Code ready
  • Responding to ship fires
  • Regional cooperation for safety of navigation strengthened
  • Pirate attacks worsen in Gulf of Guinea
  • Working out health and wellness in the workplace
  • Fishing industry safety statistics

MARITIME NEWS:

AFRICAN NEWS

  • Breakwater repair successsfully completed
  • Port of Maputo to reconstruct quays
  • Another step cloer for Durban Cruise Terminal
  • Training ship in dock for repairs and maintenance
  • Port of Antwerp intensifies cooperation with coast of West Africa
  • Private sector required to revive Nigerian shipping line
  • Fast maritime connection announced
  • Book review
  • EU and Cote d'Ivoire renew fisheries agreement
  • China takes action against illegal fishing in West Africa
  • South African shipping company to list on Nasdaq
  • New trade association aims to grow shipping sector
  • New port aims to address the needs of fishermen
  • Mobile harbour cranes sail to Africa
  • Fishing company posts increased profits
  • Working towards expansion for South African shipping

OFFSHORE NEWS

  • African E&P updates

PEOPLE AND EVENTS

ON THE RADAR

NEWS:  

  • Marking 40 years in the maritime industry
  • Massive milestone for boat builder
  • Officially opened offices
  • Recognised for empowerment
  • Golf Day

GREEN MARINE

NEWS AND UPDATES  

  • Urgent need for seafood transparency and traceability
  • South Africa to play a key role in exciting Weddell Sea Expedition
  • A natural leader
  • Identifying a need to certify more fisheries
  • Better data, healthier oceans

 

FROM THE BRIDGE:

GREEN SHIP RECYCLING:  An RFQ issued by Transnet National Ports Authority in January this year indicates that the Port Authority intends investigating opportunities for ship recycling in the Port of Cape Town.


COLUMNS:

THROUGH THE LENS:  In spite of the high profile arrests and the handing down of harsh sentences to five members of an abalone poaching syndicate, lawlessness prevails in the Overberg region.  Claire Attwood investigates the impact of criminal activities on the abalone sector.  

AT THE END OF THE LINE:  Mark Botha addresses the aging population amongst the fishing communities and highlights how their stories could have a positive impact on coastal communities.

THE WATCHKEEPERIn this new column we ask maritime stakeholders to share their views and opinions on aspects of the industry that challenge them.  Read about transformation in the freight forwarding sector this issue.

MARITIME MEMORIES: Brian Ingpen speaks to one of Cape Town's experienced ships' agents about his memories in the mariitme industry.


FEATURES: 

HYDROGRAPHY AND SURVEY:

  • Establsihed hydrography survey capabilities
  • Mapping the oceans
  • Indian Navy helps chart African waters
  • World Hydrographic Day
  • Project Hotel to go ahead
  • Hydrographic Bill introduced

HEALTH & SAFETY

  • The importance of filing accident reports
  • Questioning maritime incidents
  • In-port cargo infestation protects against outbreaks
  • Polar Code ready
  • Responding to ship fires
  • Regional cooperation for safety of navigation strengthened
  • Pirate attacks worsen in Gulf of Guinea
  • Working out health and wellness in the workplace
  • Fishing industry safety statistics

MARITIME NEWS:

AFRICAN NEWS

  • Breakwater repair successsfully completed
  • Port of Maputo to reconstruct quays
  • Another step cloer for Durban Cruise Terminal
  • Training ship in dock for repairs and maintenance
  • Port of Antwerp intensifies cooperation with coast of West Africa
  • Private sector required to revive Nigerian shipping line
  • Fast maritime connection announced
  • Book review
  • EU and Cote d'Ivoire renew fisheries agreement
  • China takes action against illegal fishing in West Africa
  • South African shipping company to list on Nasdaq
  • New trade association aims to grow shipping sector
  • New port aims to address the needs of fishermen
  • Mobile harbour cranes sail to Africa
  • Fishing company posts increased profits
  • Working towards expansion for South African shipping

OFFSHORE NEWS

  • African E&P updates

PEOPLE AND EVENTS

ON THE RADAR

NEWS:  

  • Marking 40 years in the maritime industry
  • Massive milestone for boat builder
  • Officially opened offices
  • Recognised for empowerment
  • Golf Day

GREEN MARINE

NEWS AND UPDATES  

  • Urgent need for seafood transparency and traceability
  • South Africa to play a key role in exciting Weddell Sea Expedition
  • A natural leader
  • Identifying a need to certify more fisheries
  • Better data, healthier oceans
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EDITOR: Colleen Jacka


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


 

APPLAUD:

 The stalwarts of the maritime industry who have helped build companies and organisations that stand the test of time - notably OMS, Belmet, Atlatech, Tallie and SAMSA.

KEELHAULED:

Those responsible for the series of descision making that saw piloted vessels in the Port of Cape Town and the Port of Durban become involved in incidents. 

 

 

 

EDITOR: Colleen Jacka


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


 

APPLAUD:

 The stalwarts of the maritime industry who have helped build companies and organisations that stand the test of time - notably OMS, Belmet, Atlatech, Tallie and SAMSA.

KEELHAULED:

Those responsible for the series of descision making that saw piloted vessels in the Port of Cape Town and the Port of Durban become involved in incidents.