In 25 years or less, Cape Town could lose 25 square kilometres of its coastline due to rising sea-levels and storms surges.
11 Dec 2013 09:29
Africa has 31,000km of coastline, with 300,000km of inland waterways. Along this vast stretch of water, there are officially 34 ports - only a handful of which are operational. Despite this, 91% of African trade is conducted via sea.
10 Dec 2013 11:19
Eight Arabian Gulf countries have joined forces to propose strategies to protect the marine environment of the wider gulf region, reports Arab News.
10 Dec 2013 10:08
Several voices have been raised to urge the European Parliament (EP) members to reject the EU-Morocco Fisheries Protocol.
10 Dec 2013 09:30
NEWSWATCH: Cape Times' editor Alide Dasnois has been fired, reports Mail & Guardian. Dasnois' removal appears to coincide with the publication of an article on Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's finding on fisheries minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson, reports IOL.
By Rod Baker 9 Dec 2013 08:00
A great man has passed away and we all mourn the loss of Madiba, but while we mourn, let us also celebrate the life and the achievements of one of history's greatest statesmen, and certainly South Africa's and Africa's greatest. (video)
6 Dec 2013 05:06
In Cape Town last week, experts from the sector of African maritime security met to discuss what can be done to keep Africa's coasts piracy-free. Why should you care?
By Rebecca Davis 2 Dec 2013 17:20
Denel is expanding its presence in the maritime environment with a growing number of products and services that can be used to support naval operations.
2 Dec 2013 17:05
South Africa and the Netherlands signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for future co-operation in the water sector on Thursday, 21 November 2013, the water affairs department said.
26 Nov 2013 11:18
PRETORIA: The Deputy Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs, Rejoice Mabudafhasi, has given the Elandsfontein Colliery a week to stop polluting water and operating without a water use licence or face criminal charges.
26 Nov 2013 09:31
PRETORIA: As the Department of Water Affairs launches National Enforcement Week, a stern warning has been issued to companies and individuals responsible for the pollution of the country's water resources.
26 Nov 2013 06:28
Richard Hardiman's pitch for his system to automate the cleaning of surface water in harbours, ports and marinas and ridding these areas of surface waste and fluids, has brought him to the global final of Entrepreneur X Factor 2013.
22 Nov 2013 08:39
A welcome introduction of an internationally competitive international shipping tax regime is proposed in terms of the Taxation Laws Amendment Bill 2013, tabled in Parliament on October 24.
19 Nov 2013 11:43
PRETORIA: Over 500 delegates from over 50 countries has convened in Cape Town for the 23rd regular meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT).
19 Nov 2013 07:03
The Cape Town-based black empowerment shipping company Marine Bulk Carriers and its partners have placed a second R300m order for an Anchor Handling Tug and Supply (AHTS) vessel.
18 Nov 2013 12:55
Namibia's Walvis Bay will begin an upgrade early next year to transform its port into a regional hub that can handle about a million containers a year, according to Namibian Port Authority's chief executive Bisey Uirab.
14 Nov 2013 10:22
Lots of attractions, interactive experiences and EDUtainment is the name of the game at uShaka Kids World. At Little Fry's, kiddies can "stick and paste" and test their skills at painting to create works of art to show off to their friends. There are also other fun attractions like the On Da Block Go Building Lounge and Riggadees Dough Café.
14 Nov 2013 10:13
Some 600 maritime and naval experts are expected to meet in Cape Town from 25-27 November 2013 to discuss the price of piracy in Africa and the institutional and technical solutions available during the annual Maritime & Coastal Security Africa conference and exhibition.
12 Nov 2013 12:05
The MSC Opera arrived in Cape Town on 11 November 2013 for the start of the 20-13/14 summer cruise season.
11 Nov 2013 10:47
PRETORIA: The total allowable catch for the West Coast Rock Lobster 2013/2014 fishing season has been set at 2,167.06 tons, says acting deputy director general: fisheries management, Desmond Stevens.
11 Nov 2013 08:33
South African bulk-haulage company Cargo Carriers is increasingly active through sub-Saharan Africa, as African economies continue to grow apace despite a global recession.
8 Nov 2013 11:03
Transnet has issued a global R5bn bond registered with the London Stock Exchange at a yield of 9.5% - the first African local-currency issuance on international capital markets.
8 Nov 2013 08:25
Fitch Ratings has upgraded SA-based Transnet's long-term foreign currency issuer default rating (IDR) to BBB from BB+ and its long-term local currency IDR to BBB from BBB-. The outlook is stable.
5 Nov 2013 11:08
WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA: The International Water Association's (IWA) 9th Conference on Water Reuse ended on a high note on Thursday, 31 October 2013, with technical tours to the Goreangab Reclamation Plant, Gammams Water Care Works, which is one of the city's recharge boreholes, as well as the Von Bach Dam.
5 Nov 2013 10:39
One of Orange's fleet of cable ships, the Leon Thevenin, has made Cape Town Harbour its home port and is always ready to ensure business continuity for Orange Business Services' customers - keeping the African continent connected to the world.
4 Nov 2013 09:55
The transaction between Foodcorp and Oceana was approved this week‚ subject to a divestiture condition imposed on the firms by the Competition Commission.
By Amanda Visser 1 Nov 2013 16:49
As South Africa continues to strengthen its trade ties with countries like China, Germany, Japan and the UK, it is becoming increasingly important for exporters and importers to get to grips with the complexities of arranging marine cargo insurance.
1 Nov 2013 13:36
The chairlady of the Benguela Current Commission (BCC) last week said increased business opportunities and the likelihood of regional joint ventures are but some of the benefits that the fully ratified convention could hold for citizens of Namibia, Angola and South Africa.
By Edgar Brandt 29 Oct 2013 10:36
As farmers and herders fight over dwindling water levels in the Pangani River Basin in northeastern Tanzania, a new dispute is emerging between farmers and the state-run power utility firm over this precious resource.
By Kizito Makoye 29 Oct 2013 10:25
A vote to phase out deep sea fish trawling in the northeast Atlantic has been delayed in the European Parliament, reports European Voice.
28 Oct 2013 14:33
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