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 JULY/AUGUST 2018

FISHING WITH FURUNO AND RADIO HOLLAND:  Radio Holland South Africa supports the highly competitive local fishing sector by providing key navigation and communication solutions 24/7. 

 

 

 JULY/AUGUST 2018

FISHING WITH FURUNO AND RADIO HOLLAND:  Radio Holland South Africa supports the highly competitive local fishing sector by providing key navigation and communication solutions 24/7. 

 
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Contents

 

FROM THE BRIDGE:

CHASING THE SEAFARING DREAM:  International Day of the Seafarer during June helped to highlight some of the issues facing seafarers from the African continent. We take a look at what the industry can do to ensure that a career path remains open to them from cadet to captain.

COLUMNS:

THROUGH THE LENS:  Claire Attwood takes a closer look at the Viking Fishing deal and speaks to Sea Harvest CEO, Felix Ratheb about what this means for the company and the fishing industry.

AT THE END OF THE LINE:  Mark Botha highlights the plight of the small scale rock lobster fishers who have held out to ensure they get a better deal going forward.

MARITIME MEMORIES: Brian Ingpen talks to Ian Merriman about a successful career at sea as a tug master who has been at the helm to help at a number of high-profile marine incidents around the South African coastline. 


REPORT BACK

TOWARDS DAY ZERO:  Fishing continues to live up to its reputation as one of the world's most dangerous professions with 32,000 deaths reported internationally in 2016. Addressing the local fishing industry at the Sixth Fishing Safety Indaba in Cape Town, the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) challenged the local fishing industry to aim for zero fatalities in 2019


FEATURES: 

PORT DEVELOPMENT:

  • Port Louis Harbour on the threshold of a bright new era
  • African port development infographic 
  • TPT aims for top five position
  • Nigeria to access port concessions
  • Port briefs
  • Providing a snapshot of Cape ports

MARITIME SECURITY:

  • Challenged to protect and promote marine assets
  • Military veterans to help curb abalone poaching in South Africa
  • SA Navy vessels return from duty in the Mozambican Channel
  • Security Briefs
  • India continues to support defence capacity in Mauritius
  • Milestone for Mauritius Maritime Air Squadron
  • Supporting maritime law enforcement in Ghana
  • Breaking barriers to entry
  • Training to bolster security response
  • New security resource for world fleet
  • Putting maritime security in the hands of the port
  • Promoting law and security in Ghanaian ports

MARITIME NEWS:

AFRICAN NEWS

  • Fisheries agreement concluded
  • Second offshore bunker operator for Algoa Bay
  • Fishing with Furuno and Radio Holland
  • New project to address fish management in West Africa
  • Mining vessel gets a new lease on life
  • Shipping line pays for cartel conduct
  • Seeking competitive financing for the maritime sector
  • Addressing shipping regulations
  • Shipping line seeks to expand East African routes
  • Maritime briefs
  • Collusion catches up with museum island ferry operators
  • Bridging the gap for engineers

OFFSHORE NEWS

  • African E&P updates from Gabon, Tunisia, Mozambique, Angola, Ghana and Nigeria

PEOPLE AND EVENTS

NEWS:  

  • Wearcheck appointments
  • Adjusting the sails on a successful career
  • Maritime training organisation supports youth day 
  • Nigeria commits to ocean economy
  • IBIA seminar in Cape Town
  • Mauritius celebrates hydrography day
  • New branch for bursary fund
  • Sailing towards a brighter future
  • New executive for Cummins
  • Port Harbour Master rotations

GREEN MARINE

NEWS AND UPDATES  

  • Turning poachers into custodians
  • Gearing up to tackle marine pollution
  • Spotting a path for people and sharks to coexist
  • International operation nets results
  • Environmental Affairs hosts SA Agulhas open day in Comoros
  • Illegal removal of sand threatens dunes in Beira

 

FROM THE BRIDGE:

CHASING THE SEAFARING DREAM:  International Day of the Seafarer during June helped to highlight some of the issues facing seafarers from the African continent. We take a look at what the industry can do to ensure that a career path remains open to them from cadet to captain.

COLUMNS:

THROUGH THE LENS:  Claire Attwood takes a closer look at the Viking Fishing deal and speaks to Sea Harvest CEO, Felix Ratheb about what this means for the company and the fishing industry.

AT THE END OF THE LINE:  Mark Botha highlights the plight of the small scale rock lobster fishers who have held out to ensure they get a better deal going forward.

MARITIME MEMORIES: Brian Ingpen talks to Ian Merriman about a successful career at sea as a tug master who has been at the helm to help at a number of high-profile marine incidents around the South African coastline. 


REPORT BACK

TOWARDS DAY ZERO:  Fishing continues to live up to its reputation as one of the world's most dangerous professions with 32,000 deaths reported internationally in 2016. Addressing the local fishing industry at the Sixth Fishing Safety Indaba in Cape Town, the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) challenged the local fishing industry to aim for zero fatalities in 2019


FEATURES: 

PORT DEVELOPMENT:

  • Port Louis Harbour on the threshold of a bright new era
  • African port development infographic 
  • TPT aims for top five position
  • Nigeria to access port concessions
  • Port briefs
  • Providing a snapshot of Cape ports

MARITIME SECURITY:

  • Challenged to protect and promote marine assets
  • Military veterans to help curb abalone poaching in South Africa
  • SA Navy vessels return from duty in the Mozambican Channel
  • Security Briefs
  • India continues to support defence capacity in Mauritius
  • Milestone for Mauritius Maritime Air Squadron
  • Supporting maritime law enforcement in Ghana
  • Breaking barriers to entry
  • Training to bolster security response
  • New security resource for world fleet
  • Putting maritime security in the hands of the port
  • Promoting law and security in Ghanaian ports

MARITIME NEWS:

AFRICAN NEWS

  • Fisheries agreement concluded
  • Second offshore bunker operator for Algoa Bay
  • Fishing with Furuno and Radio Holland
  • New project to address fish management in West Africa
  • Mining vessel gets a new lease on life
  • Shipping line pays for cartel conduct
  • Seeking competitive financing for the maritime sector
  • Addressing shipping regulations
  • Shipping line seeks to expand East African routes
  • Maritime briefs
  • Collusion catches up with museum island ferry operators
  • Bridging the gap for engineers

OFFSHORE NEWS

  • African E&P updates from Gabon, Tunisia, Mozambique, Angola, Ghana and Nigeria

PEOPLE AND EVENTS

NEWS:  

  • Wearcheck appointments
  • Adjusting the sails on a successful career
  • Maritime training organisation supports youth day 
  • Nigeria commits to ocean economy
  • IBIA seminar in Cape Town
  • Mauritius celebrates hydrography day
  • New branch for bursary fund
  • Sailing towards a brighter future
  • New executive for Cummins
  • Port Harbour Master rotations

GREEN MARINE

NEWS AND UPDATES  

  • Turning poachers into custodians
  • Gearing up to tackle marine pollution
  • Spotting a path for people and sharks to coexist
  • International operation nets results
  • Environmental Affairs hosts SA Agulhas open day in Comoros
  • Illegal removal of sand threatens dunes in Beira
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EDITOR: Colleen Jacka


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


 

APPLAUD:

 We applaud the NSRI for the deployment of 275 pink bouys at beaches around the country. According to a recent Facebook post from the Institute, 12 lives have already been saved thanks to quick thinking by the public and the strategic placement of the bouys.

KEELHAULED:

Pranksters who have taken 25 of the pink bouys deployed by the NSRI - thus impacting on the safety of bathers at some beaches.

 

 

 

EDITOR: Colleen Jacka


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


 

APPLAUD:

 We applaud the NSRI for the deployment of 275 pink bouys at beaches around the country. According to a recent Facebook post from the Institute, 12 lives have already been saved thanks to quick thinking by the public and the strategic placement of the bouys.

KEELHAULED:

Pranksters who have taken 25 of the pink bouys deployed by the NSRI - thus impacting on the safety of bathers at some beaches.