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SA sets up body to manage marine pollution

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The South African National Department of Transport has -- for the first time in the history of the South African maritime transport...

Seagoing pilot seafarer training underway aboard SA Agulhas

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Fresh from recent dry-docking in East London, the newly refurbished SA Agulhas sailed out of Port Elizabeth harbour this week on a...

SA trials satellite-based marine vessel tracking

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The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) has completed a small vessel tracking trial using Advanced Class B Satellite-Enabled AIS (ABSEA) technology. The...

Maritime icon turns 40

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The tug Smit Amandla (ZTUG) may be 40 years old, but she is still going strong and the ocean-going salvage tug has...

SAMSA investigating seized Chinese trawler

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The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) is investigating a Chinese fishing vessel seized by authorities after it and eight others were...

Crew training that maximises vessel operation

The Nautic Maritime Training Academy has received SAMSA accreditation for a number of their courses relating to Certificates of Competences for skippers. Offering theoretical and...

Crew training that maximises vessel operation

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Offering theoretical and practical training in all aspects of vessel operation and maintenance, the Nautic Maritime Training Academy (NMTA) provides crew training that maximises...

Nautic Africa launches Nautic Maritime Training Academy

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Nautic Africa has announced that it has launched its South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) accredited training academy, which offers theoretical and...

SAMSA exploring acquisition of standby tugs

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The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) is exploring the possibility of building or leasing two tugs for emergency towing duties. In...

DAFF research, patrol vessel operations under new management for next 12...

Due to supply chain regulations, SAMSA's Special Marine Projects Division will take over from Nautic SA at the end of October.South African shipbuilding and...

DAFF research, patrol vessel operations under new management for next 12...

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South African shipbuilding and maritime solutions company Nautic South Africa has confirmed it will transfer the operation of the six Department of Agriculture, Forestry...

SAMSA to take control of DAFF vessel fleet

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The South African Maritime Safety Authority's (SAMSA's) Special Marine Projects Division will at the end of this month take over the Department...

Maritime cadets set sights on Antarctica

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Forty South African sea cadets have set sail for Europe aboard the South African Maritime Safety Authority's (SAMSA's) SA Agulhas training vessel,...

“Agulhas 1” headed for London

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"Agulhas 1", the South African Maritime Safety Authority's (SAMSA) dedicated training vessel is set to head for African ports, Antarctica and London...

Veil of secrecy over marine safety?

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Opposition Democratic Alliance party Shadow Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Pieter van Dalen, is asking whether a veil of secrecy...

SA Agulhas now a training vessel

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The polar supply and research ship SA Agulhas has been re-launched as a dedicated training vessel by the South African Maritime Safety...

Repairs for oil, gas rigs could create 5 000 jobs

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South Africa can create at least 5 000 jobs by providing ship and oil rig repair and maintenance, Minister of Transport Ben Martins...

Piracy prosecutions poor

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Transnet General Manager for Security Major General Rodney Toka says only a small fraction of the pirates operating in seas around the...

SAMSA to fight pirates

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The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) says it is supporting efforts by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to combat piracy. SAMSA...

SAAF, SAPS, ports authority rescue sailors

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Helicopters from the South African Air Force, the SA Police Service and the National Port Authority (NPA) yesterday rescued 15 Indian sailors...

SA needs maritime investment: SAMSA

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Lack of investment in the maritime sector could undermine the benefits of South Africa's recent joining of the Brazil, Russia, India and...

SAS Isandlwana making heavy weather in South Atlantic rescue

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The South African Navy Valour-class frigate, SAS Isandlwana, is encountering heavy weather – rain and strong wind – in the South Atlantic....

Navy frigate on South Atlantic rescue mission

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The South African Navy has deployed a frigate to Tristan da Cunha island in the South Atlantic ocean to provide medical support...