SAMSA CEO confirms his resignation
Durban, Wednesday 25 May 2016
Tsietsi Mokhele has confirmed that he has resigned from the South African Maritime Safety Authority with immediate effect.
The Commander, who has been in the position since 2008, is largely acknowledged to be the driving force behind to give the maritime industry more prominence at government level. Addressing delegates at the first South African Maritime Industry Conference (SAMIC) in 2012, he spoke passionately about the "10th Province" and his efforts to highlight its importance to the president.
Durban Buoyed by the Return of the 13th Durban Boat & Lifestyle Show
Durban, Friday 20 May 2016
The Durban Marina will once again play host to the 13th Durban Boat & Lifestyle Show, from Friday, 24 June to Sunday, 26 June. Several marquees will be erected around the Durban Marina area and boats will be moored in the Marina itself, as well as being showcased on the surrounding areas.
The Durban Boat & Lifestyle Show is a 3 day annual lifestyle event that showcases all sorts of weird and wonderful boats from affordable inflatable motor and paddle powered boats to luxurious yachts and catamarans. The show also features exhibitors showcasing the latest fishing, navigational, electronic equipment and much more.
BURSARY AND TRAINEE ACCOUNTANT OPPORTUNITIES AT TRANSNET
Durban, Wednesday 18 May 2016
Transnet SOC Ltd is a focused freight transport company delivering integrated, efﬁcient, safe, reliable and cost effective services to promote economic growth in South Africa.
As part of its human capital development strategy, the company is offering bursaries to B.Eng or B.Sc. Engineering students and Chartered Accountants Training Programme. This aligns to address Transnet’s skills needs in support of the Company’s Market Demand Strategy Bursary Application (B.Eng or Bsc Engineering) Minimum Requirements:
Grade 12 Learners (SA Citizens) with outstanding achievements, minimum ﬁve symbol in Mathematics and Physical Science and students currently studying towards B Eng or B.Sc Engineering are encouraged to apply for one of our comprehensive bursaries in the following disciplines.....
TPT improves port efficiencies in Benin
Durban, Monday 16 May 2016
Benin’s Societe Bennoise Des Manutentions Portuaires (SO.BE.MA.P) terminal operator, in the Port of Cotonou, has experienced a major increase in port efficiencies since the deployment of a skilled team from Transnet Port Terminals [TPT] in January 2016.
As a result of TPT’s globally compliant systems and procedures being implemented in the areas of safety and operations - the progress made thus far has been significant. The improved efficiencies demonstrate TPT’s progress and commitment to the contract which was signed by Transnet and SOBEMAP in 2015.
Seized Chinese trawler escorted to Cape Town in illegal fishing rumpus
Durban, Monday 16 May 2016
A seized Chinese fishing trawler was escorted into Cape Town harbour by a coastal protection vessel on Saturday and was expected to be searched for evidence of illegal fishing.
It is one of nine vessels suspected by the Department of Agriculture‚ Forestry and Fisheries of fishing illegally in South African waters.
"They were spotted around Durban‚ Port Saint John's and Cape Recife‚" said a Daff spokesman. "Their activity seemed suspicious and we dispatched Victoria Mxenge‚ our patrol vessel‚ to search for them."