Latest News for: South africa maritime


South African govt invests ZAR 19 mln in 2 nanosatellites for maritime purposes

Telecom Paper 31 Mar 2021
... in developing two nanosatellites aimed at increasing maritime awareness in South Africa, reports BusinessTech.

N538bn ports revenue shows private sector can generate more for govt

Business Day Online 30 Mar 2021
The session, tagged ‘Public-Private Partnership as Alternative Financing Model in the Maritime Sector,’ and organised by SIFAX Group in partnership with the Nigeria-South Africa Chamber of Commerce, had a consensus that government needs to allow the private sector bridge the infrastructural gaps limiting the country’s economic potentials.

Southern Africa struggles to respond to Mozambique’s Islamist insurgency

The Irish Times 30 Mar 2021
South Africa doesn’t have a lot of faith in the SADC secretariat to tackle the insurgency efficiently and effectively ... Louw-Vaudran said that in the short term, one option for South Africa would be to use its maritime agreement with Mozambique, which was originally signed to tackle piracy, to legitimately increase its presence in the area.

Damen Shipyards Cape Town Launches SA Navy's 1st MMIPV

The Maritime Executive 29 Mar 2021
The vessels will augment South Africa’s maritime security by enhancing the country’s capability to respond effectively, rapidly and cost-effectively to threats such as illegal trafficking and fishing ... One can truly state that the MMIPVs have been built in South Africa, by South Africans for South Africa,” she adds.

Digital Transformation of Maritime Freight Market Size, Share, Regional Trend, Future Growth, Leading Players Updates, ...

The Sentinel Newspaper 26 Mar 2021
With respect to geographical reach, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, North America, and South America are the key regions in which the global digital transformation of maritime freight market is divided ... The computerized change of maritime cargo advertises in the ...

SA Invests U.S.$1.3 Million in Two Nanosatellites

All Africa 26 Mar 2021
The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) has invested about R18.9 million in the development of two nanosatellites, a move that will increase maritime domain awareness in South Africa ....

How did a ship get stuck in the Suez Canal, and how to un-stick it?

Sandhills Express 26 Mar 2021
... from the Mediterranean and in the Red Sea to the south ... Navy’s Fifth Fleet over maritime security concerns for vessels that do chose to sail south around Africa, which would put them in waters off the continent’s eastern coast that have a long history of piracy.

2023: Jonathan Fails to Rule Himself Out, Says Reported Interest Mere Speculation

This Day 06 Mar 2021
He equally lauded Jonathan for his role in the establishment of Maritime University in Okerenkoko, Warri South West Local Government Area of the state which, according to him, has engendered peace in the Niger Delta.

US Navy’s Expeditionary Sea Base docks in Cape Town

Independent online (SA) 26 Feb 2021
“The visit is yet another indication of the deep abiding partnership between South Africa and the United States. This is a partnership that builds shared prosperity, saves lives and creates security both in South Africa and the US and around the African continent.

Damen Shipyards Cape Town Holds Blessing Ceremony for First IPV

The Maritime Executive 23 Feb 2021
The MMIPVs will contribute to South Africa’s maritime security in augmenting the country’s capability to respond effectively, rapidly, and cost-efficiently to threats such as illegal trafficking and fishing ... The 62 x 11 meter naval vessel will be the first Damen Sea Axe vessel to operate in South Africa.

Mackinder and Sea Power

Black Hills Pioneer 22 Feb 2021
British garrisons were positioned at strategic locations throughout maritime Eurasia and Africa — at Gibraltar, Malta, Suez, Aden, the South African Cape, Colombo, Singapore, Hong Kong, and elsewhere.

UN experts: Trump ally, UAE firms violated Libya sanctions

Las Vegas Sun 21 Feb 2021
The companies were “controlled and managed” by Christiaan Paul Durrant of Australia and Amanda Kate Perry of the United Kingdom, with the ground team leader being Stephen John Lodge of South Africa ... Africa provided little of the substantive information requested by the panel.”.

Clarke to guide Team Qhubeka ASSOS at Tour des Alpes Maritimes et du Var

Supersport 18 Feb 2021
... will be doing throughout the year, we are privileged to have one of our dedicated fans announce the line-up for this race, in their own creative way.</p>The team for Tour des Alpes Maritimes et du Var has been put together in a video release by Adam Nunn from South Africa.

Alvi calls for solution to regional conflicts

Dawn 14 Feb 2021
The conference is part of the harbour phase of the multinational maritime exercise Aman-2021 ... CEO, Zero Emissions Research and Initiatives, South Africa, Dr Gunter Pauli talked on ‘Blue Growth Strategy for the Future World’ ... Dr Timothy Walkers from South Africa discussed his country’s perspective on the blue economy and security management.