Latest News for: South africa maritime


Oil, gas an ‘illusionary’ quick fix

Mail Guardian South Africa 24 Apr 2021
the increasing drive to declare greater amounts of South Africa’s maritime domain as protected areas is certainly aided in this regard, as is the creation of a national oceans and coastal information management system.” ... “South Africa has a golden opportunity to demonstrate ...

Servest signs MoU with eThekwini Maritime Cluster for reskilling

Independent online (SA) 22 Apr 2021
Despite South Africa having a vibrant maritime industry, professional skills in many areas of the sector were in short supply, with many skills being limited to unskilled areas ... The EMC will allow graduates the opportunity to apply for bursary opportunities offered by various stakeholders in the maritime industry.

Future Maritime Leaders Challenged to Share their 2050 Vision

The Maritime Executive 19 Apr 2021
Camille Simbulan (the Philippines), Nikol Hearn (South Africa), and Jonathan Brown (UK), won the competition in 2020 with essays on how the maritime industry can improve the wellbeing of seafarers, finance its decarbonization, and establish effective practices for ship recycling.

This phase of our revolution is perhaps most testing, as the enemy is now unseen ...

Independent online (SA) 19 Apr 2021
(3) Closely related to this is the Blue Oceans Economy, which strategically favours South Africa, with two oceans and vast experience ... (4) South Africa is favoured by some of the most diverse flora and fauna, which can work to our advantage, so long as we invest in the labour intensive tourism sector.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ....

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 ...

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.