Weekly Press Review – 23 March 2012

The DAFF tender is still firmly entrenched in the headlines of the last week. It now looks like the navy could be asked to step in and secure our waters, while the battle between DAFF, Smit Amandla Marine and Sekunjalo continues.  The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries spokesman, Selby Bokaba, is giving nothing away, … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 23 March 2012


Weekly Press Review: 16 March 2012

The Cape Times and other daily news portals have kept Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson and her department firmly in the headlines this week. She has been criticised for her planned relocation of the Marine and Coastal Management offices to Pretoria.  So many weighed in on the subject that the Minister herself  responded in the Cape Times offering … Continue reading Weekly Press Review: 16 March 2012

A maritime “meme”

According to thedailymeme.com  "Meme's are viral and propagate around sometimes mutating as they propagate."  Many of you may have seen the widely spreading graphic (meme) that takes a type of person, a place or a profession and breaks them down into six perceptions with the last perception purporting to the the "true" perception or reality. … Continue reading A maritime “meme”