There are hundreds if not thousands of public servants who are facing disciplinary action - they did not benefit directly, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds is frantically rescuing oil-covered sea birds near Port Elizabeth.
Disgruntled SA Maritime Safety Authority employees have asked for Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi’s intervention in ending “arbitrary” salary increases and a jobs-for-pals scandal at the parastatal.
The body of a skipper has been found on board the service launch Troupant which capsized near the Table Bay Port, Samsa has confirmed.
Officials will probe the cause of a fire on a fishing trawler in the Cape Town harbour as soon as it is safe to go on board, says the SA Maritime Safety Authority.
The executive head of the SA Maritime Safety Authority has resigned with immediate effect, reports Netwerk24.
Police Search and Rescue have taken over the search operation for a 58-year-old woman reported to have gone missing from a yacht six nautical miles off-shore of the Tugela River mouth in KwaZulu-Natal.
A fishing trawler that spilled 10 000 liters of diesel after it collided with rocks near the Stony Point Penguin colony has placed the lives of 4 000 penguins in jeopardy.
The oil has stopped leaking from the cargo ship Kiani Satu, stranded near Knysna in the Western Cape.
Fuel oil is still being pumped from the engine room of the leaking cargo ship Kiani Satu to higher parts of the vessel.
A parliamentary committee has urged harsher penalties for those polluting the sea.
Authorities discovered explosive goods aboard the vessel last Sunday while conducting operations at the port.
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.
The SA Maritime Safety Authority says it has launched an initial investigation into the cause of a fire on board a party boat at Hartbeespoort Dam which left four people dead.
It took nearly four years, but all six fisheries department vessels are back at sea, patrolling and researching.
Arrangements are being made for loved ones to identify the remains of the fishermen who died when a fishing trawler overturned off Cape Town, the Viking Fishing Company has confirmed.
A South African catamaran crew on a voyage to Thailand have not been heard from in a month and a half.
Environment-damaging fuels have been all but removed from a bulk carrier which has run aground off Richards Bay harbour.
Fisheries department officials have been criticised again for a delay in ensuring the country's research and patrol vessels take to the seas.
Stormy seas and tides are complicating efforts to refloat a stranded cargo ship off the southern Cape coast from which oil has already spilled.
An "oversight" by the department of transport has seen MPs delay processing draft legislation aimed at making South Africa a full member of the International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund.
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