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Sandock Austral Shipyards does its part for Operation Phakisa

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Durban based shipbuilding and ship repair company Sandock Austral Shipyards (SAS) has responded to the government’s ambitious task of skilling South Africa’s youth in...

Cabinet approves Marine Protected Areas

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Acting Environmental Affairs Minister Derek Hanekom says a network of 20 Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) will considerably advance South Africa's efforts to...

Ramaphosa talking Phakisa in Canada

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is in Quebec, Canada, today and tomorrow for the G7 Leaders' Summit Outreach under the theme "healthy,...

Indian Ocean can be the key driver of economies

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President Jacob Zuma says more innovative ways need to be developed to use oceans sustainably for food, transport, trade and other activities. He...

Zuma sees Simon’s Town becoming “government garage” for ships

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President Jacob Zuma cemented part of the Defence Review during his State of the National Address when he pointed out the SA...

Southern African Shipyards launches fourth new tug for Transnet

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The Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has received a fourth tug, from Southern African Shipyards (SAS), as it moves ahead with its...

CSIR looks to unlock SA’s maritime potential

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The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has commenced the implementation of the Oceans and Coasts Information System (OCIMS). The system aims...

Operation Phakisa reignites ocean economy

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The South African Government's Operation Phakisa: Oceans Economy initiative has yielded more results with the launch of two tugboats built for Transnet...

Operation Phakisa achievements welcomed

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Cabinet has welcomed the achievements highlighted by President Jacob Zuma during his site visit to the Port of Port Elizabeth in the...

SA government to give progress on Oceans Economy

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Government will on Friday provide a progress report on the implementation of the Operation Phakisa: Oceans Economy initiative at the Port of...

Draft regulations boost SA’s ocean protection

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Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has published draft notices and regulations in the Government Gazette to declare a network of 22 new...

Feature: Maritime defence an essential part of Operation Phakisa

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Economic growth through development of the ocean economy as part of Operation Phakisa requires effective maritime surveillance and defence, with nearly 4...

Southern African Shipyards upbeat about 2016 after a tough 2015

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Southern African Shipyards CEO Prasheen Maharaj believes there is a lot to be positive about regarding South Africa's maritime industry, which experienced...

Fuel storage project launched in Cape Town

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The R650 million Burgan Cape Terminals fuel storage project - which will create 350 new local jobs - has been launched in...

South African delegation at first ever IORA blue economy conference

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South Africa's plan to make its oceans and the potential in and on them into contributors to grow the national economy has...

CSTC will help SAS rejuvenate South African maritime industry

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The China Shipbuilding and Trading Company (CSTC) will use its expertise to assist Southern African Shipyards (SAS) in the rebuilding of South...

Operation Phakisa to help SA economy

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Operation Phakisa is a good example of government and the private sector coming together to share views and implement plans to improve...

Operation Phakisa to help SA economy

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Operation Phakisa is a good example of government and the private sector coming together to share views and implement plans to improve...