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Nelson Mandela Bay sea cadets get a head start in the maritime sector

THE only active training unit of the South African Sea Cadets (SASC) in the Eastern Cape, the TS Lanherne Sea Cadets, hosted their annual...

SA maritime education and training going global with MOU signing next month

THE South African International Maritime Institute (SAIMI) in Nelson Mandela Bay hosted delegates from the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU) last week, during...

Transport and logistics bounce back despite April setbacks

THE floods in KwaZulu-Natal in mid-April had a severe negative impact on the South African logistics sector. The flooding was particularly devastating in the...

Leading logistics firm announces global consolidation

ESTABLISHED in 1962 by Sir Clive Bourne as a parcel delivery service in Europe, Seabourne is launching the next stage of its global journey...

Buffalo City geared to capitalise on maritime sector

IN support of local players and maritime stakeholders, The South African International Maritime Institute (SAIMI) in collaboration with the Buffalo City Maritime Cluster (BCMC)...

How the oceans economy can help tackle youth unemployment

TWO out of three people under the age of 35 are unemployed, while almost 75% of South Africans under the age of 25 do...

Geared up for a festive season at sea

WHILE most businesses gear down for a well-deserved year-end break, the MV Zemora, operated by Crux Maritime Solutions (CMS), is ready to provide offshore...

Oceans economy’s R208bn boost for SA unpacked

The total contribution of the country’s oceans economy sector is projected to rise to R208 billion in 2038, according to the Gqeberha-based South African...

Compliance in shipping: how to tell the amazing from the mediocre

Road continues to be the transport mode for the majority of goods in South Africa. And with such vast quantities of freight on the...

Container stow collapses – a South African perspective

By Michael Asherson and Michael Tatham THE world has been gripped by the COVID-19 pandemic for over a year, the effects of which are likely...

NMB robot Solar Boat to go solo soon

AN Autonomous Solar Boat prototype that was designed in Nelson Mandela Bay will soon have its maiden voyage at sea. The boat is a pilot...

Maritime enforcement laws a lifeline for shipping creditors

SOUTH Africa’s maritime enforcement laws can be a lifeline for shipping creditors left high and dry despite having an arbitration award against their debtors. That’s...

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Construction of Coega automotive plant to begin ‘shortly’

STELLANTIS, the world’s third-biggest automotive manufacturer by volume, and South Africa’s largest development funder, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) have concluded key milestones that...

SA’s auto sector notes decline in exports, increase in (low) NEV sales

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