ARTICLES RELATING TO MARITIME

#Samic2017: SA needs to unlock maritime industry

2017-04-06 18:58

There is a lot of work to be done to whip the South African maritime industry into shape, according to a conference by South African Maritime Industry.

Pakistan arrests 100 Indian fishermen

2017-03-27 07:18

Pakistan has arrested at least 100 Indian fishermen for illegally fishing in its waters.

Norway fines French Arctic adventurer

2017-03-21 21:37

A Norwegian court has slapped a fine on the leader of a French maritime expedition in the Arctic for violating the regulations of the Svalbard archipelago.

SA to honour more than 600 dead in WWI ship sinking

2017-02-21 06:42

President Jacob Zuma is to lay a wreath in Durban in honour of the mostly black troops who died when the SS Mendi sank in the English channel during World War I, while a navy vessel carrying descendants will hold a ceremony in waters over the wreck.

Container ship carrying hazardous cargo on fire in Algoa Bay

2017-02-13 22:30

Efforts are being made to extinguish a fire in the hold of a container ship carrying hazardous cargo currently docked at the Port of Ngqura.

Robben Island ferry rescues 3 fishermen

2017-01-09 16:10

Three fishermen have been rescued by a Robben Island ferry after their fishing ski-boat capsized near the iconic island, the NSRI says.

Beware of new moon rip currents - NSRI

2016-12-29 10:15

Bathers have been urged to be extra careful due to super-strong rip currents that come with the new moon.

WATCH: Vessels collide in Port of Cape Town dry dock

2016-12-09 20:09

Two vessels have collided in the Sturrock Dry Dock in the Port of Cape Town after the caisson, the watertight chamber, breached and the dry dock flooded.

Stricken Cape Town trawler likely unsalvageable

2016-11-09 13:25

The ship that caught fire in Cape Town harbour a week ago may be sold as scrap, the South African Maritime Safety Authority says.

Indonesia arrests 2 boat crew, search for missing continues

2016-11-03 15:07

Two crewmen of an overcrowded speedboat that capsized in Indonesia have been arrested as rescuers continued searching for the dozens of passengers still missing.

 

German tourist, 58, missing in Cape St Francis

2017-03-30 22:38

A National Sea Rescue Institute rescue team has been unable to find a 58-year-old German tourist believed to have been swept out to sea.

Pakistan arrests 100 Indian fishermen

2017-03-27 07:17

Pakistan has arrested at least 100 Indian fishermen for illegally fishing in its waters.

SS Mendi victims loved peace and justice - Zuma

2017-02-21 19:11

The more than 600 black men killed when the SS Mendi sank, died believing their contribution to World War I would lead to the better treatment of black people in South Africa, President Jacob Zuma has said.

PE museum to remember 607 victims of SS Mendi

2017-02-18 08:45

An exhibition honouring the 607 black soldiers who died on SS Mendi in 1917 will open at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum, PE.

African Union should do more to prevent marine piracy - expert

2017-01-11 12:13

The African Union should play a bigger role to ensure the safekeeping of crew members and cargo ships in African waters, says the Marine Crew Services.

300 tons of oil spills after Malaysia ship collision

2017-01-04 16:35

Almost 300 tons of oil has spilled into Malaysian and Singaporean waters after two container ships collided in a Malaysian port.

Thai navy shows off new technology

2016-12-11 15:30

Thailand's navy has demonstrated new technology to monitor fishing boats in a renewed effort to crack down on illegal fishing.

Nato criticises Russian missiles near Poland, Lithuania

2016-11-23 06:46

Nato is criticising Russia's deployment of anti-ship missiles in its westernmost Baltic region as "aggressive military posturing," and is urging dialogue to cool escalating tensions.

Death toll from Indonesian boat accident climbs to 54 - official

2016-11-04 16:57

The death toll from a speedboat accident in Indonesia has climbed to 54, an official said after dozens of bodies were found floating in the ocean.

800 000 polystyrene containers burning on ship in Cape Town harbour

2016-11-02 13:06

About 800 000 polystyrene containers are on fire on a fishing ship in the Cape Town harbour, the city's fire services say.

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