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Deputy Minister to visit Port of Cape Town for Operation Phakisa Progress

February 9, 2017 • Sea, TransportComments Off on Deputy Minister to visit Port of Cape Town for Operation Phakisa Progress

Cape Town-The Deputy Minister of Transport,  Ms Sindisiwe Chikunga will visit the Sturrock Dock within the Port of Cape Town to monitor progress made by the Transnet National Port Authority in implementing projects under the Marine Transport and Manufacturing (MTM) on Friday, 10 February 2017. MTM is one of the six focus areas of Operations [&hellip...

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New floating dock for Dormac promises great returns

September 4, 2016 • Sea, Traffic, TransportComments Off on New floating dock for Dormac promises great returns

Dormac Marine and Engineering, a division of Southey Holdings (Pty) Ltd and one of Africa’s largest and internationally-recognised ship repair companies, launched its new, multi-million-rand composite floating dry dock, Dormac 1, at a traditional maritime...

Deputy Minister Chikunga leads delegation to Maritime India Summit

April 14, 2016 • Sea, TransportComments Off on Deputy Minister Chikunga leads delegation to Maritime India Summit

Mumbai, India: Transport Deputy Minister, Honourable Sindisiwe Chikunga will lead a South African delagation of senior government officials and specialists to the Maritime India Summit 2016 (MIS 2016) to be held in Mumbai from 14 to 16 April 2016. The Prime...

Transport Deputy Minister to address eThekwini maritime summit

February 24, 2016 • Sea, TransportComments Off on Transport Deputy Minister to address eThekwini maritime summit

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal- The Deputy Minister of Transport, Ms.Sindisiwe Chikunga, will deliver keynote address at the Durban 1st annual maritime summit on Thursday, 25 February 2016. The summit is hosted by the eThekwini Maritime Cluster in partnership with the...

19 Year old near drowning victim found dead after earlier declining medical attention

February 13, 2016 • Accidents, News, Sea, TransportComments Off on 19 Year old near drowning victim found dead after earlier declining medical attention

A 19-year-old woman has been declared dead at a holiday resort in Margate, Kwa-Zulu Natal. Reports from the scene indicate that the woman allegedly had a near drowning incident yesterday at the resort. It’s also alleged that the woman didn’t seek any...

Richards Bay shipping accident leaves two injured

January 24, 2016 • Accidents, Sea, TransportComments Off on Richards Bay shipping accident leaves two injured

This afternoon Netcare 911 paramedics flew on board the Port Net helicopter to a vessel about seven miles out to sea off Richards Bay. Reports indicate that two sailors sustained severe burns after an explosion on a ship. The Netcare 911 paramedics was...

Paramedics attend to 14 injured when fish trawler sank bear Cape Point

January 19, 2016 • Accidents, News, Sea, TransportComments Off on Paramedics attend to 14 injured when fish trawler sank bear Cape Point

14 people were left with minor injuries after a fish trawler sank about ten nautical miles from Cape Point, Western Cape. The incident occurred earlier this morning. It is believed that the fish trawler was allegedly struck by a container ship that lead to...

Lifeguards pull man to safety from rip currents at Umdloti Main beach

January 11, 2016 • News, Sea, TransportComments Off on Lifeguards pull man to safety from rip currents at Umdloti Main beach

This morning at 10h50 Netcare 911 paramedics received a call for a person that was drowning at the Umdloti Main beach on the Natal North coast. Reports from the scene indicate that the man, a minister from Johannesburg and his family was at the beach when he...

Maserati Cape Town Race Week in glorious weather

December 15, 2015 • News, Sea, TransportComments Off on Maserati Cape Town Race Week in glorious weather

The inaugural Maserati  Cape Town Race Week reached the midway point yesterday after a weekend of glorious weather and shifting winds, that challenged all crews and brought out the very best in technical yacht racing. The predominantly Westerly wind meant...

49 Western Cape beaches received international Blue Flag Status

October 6, 2015 • Sea, TransportComments Off on 49 Western Cape beaches received international Blue Flag Status

As a major achievement by municipalities in the Western Cape, 49 beaches, marinas and boats received the international Blue Flag Status. In total 84 Blue Flags were given to South Africa of which more than half were in the Western Cape. The Blue Flag is an...