Anglo American renews partnership with Vuka Marine

2018-03-08 15:54

Anglo American has renewed its ocean freight contracts with Vuka Marine, a joint venture between Via Maritime Holdings of SA and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha of Japan.

Transnet Port Terminals honoured

2015-09-01 18:09

Transnet Port Terminals has been nominated among the top three finalist of the 2015 Business Continuity Institute Africa Awards.

Ferry burns in Adriatic; rough seas slows rescue

2014-12-28 18:14

Gale force winds are hampering the rescue of the 470 people on the ferry burning in the Adriatic.

US to create world's largest marine sanctuary

2014-09-25 10:29

President Barack Obama will create the world’s largest marine sanctuary in the Pacific Ocean in a bid to protect sea life from climate change, the White House says.

Mass whale stranding on New Zealand coast

2014-01-14 07:07

At least 13 pilot whales have beached on a remote New Zealand coastline and conservation officials are desperately battling to prevent another 50 from reaching the shore.

Manhattan-sized iceberg could threaten shipping

2013-11-15 13:51

An iceberg the size of Manhattan has broken off a glacier in Antarctica and could survive long enough to drift into international shipping lanes, scientists say.

MPs approve Southern Africa marine convention

2013-11-12 14:54

A unique international agreement to protect the marine ecosystem around the south and west coasts of southern Africa has been approved by MPs.

Tsunami hits US East Coast

2013-06-25 23:13

A higher than normal US East Coast wave on 13 June was a tsunami, possibly caused by a strong storm.

US city building tsunami resistant port

2012-11-22 21:15

After 2011 devastation a California port is building a "tsunami-resistant" harbour.


Largest destroyer built for US headed to sea for tests

2015-12-07 21:30

The largest destroyer built to date for the US Navy has headed out to the ocean for the first time, where it will undergo sea trials.

Most of Hawaii's coral recovers

2015-01-30 05:00

Most of Hawaii's coral has recovered from mass bleaching, but a study shows the coral has weakened because of warmer ocean temperatures.

Two merchant ships collide off Italy

2014-12-28 15:21

One person has drowned and two are missing at sea after two merchant ships collided in rough seas off the Italian Adriatic coast.

Hemingway grandsons push for Cuba marlin conservation

2014-09-09 06:30

Ernest Hemingway's grandsons sailed into the fishing village that inspired "The Old Man and the Sea" in a campaign to save game fish like the giant marlin that dragged the fictitious Santiago out to sea.

Fishermen find conjoined gray whale calves

2014-01-09 13:00

The Mexican government says fishermen found two rare conjoined gray whale calves in a northern Mexico lagoon that died shortly after being born.

Sasol to explore SA coast for oil amid objection

2013-11-14 12:07

Sasol has announced that it will start to explore the East Coast of South Africa for oil and gas for the next three years amid opposition from Dolphin Action and Protection Group.

Deadly E. coli found in Milnerton Lagoon

2013-11-06 11:51

A high concentration of deadly E. coli has been recorded at the Milnerton Lagoon, sparking warnings by the City of Cape Town for residents in the popular recreational area.

From shark dodger to defender

2013-03-11 21:34

Once petrified at the thought of a deep-sea encounter with a shark, free-dive champion Pierre Frolla now travels the world to swim with these predators, describing them as majestic and much-maligned.

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