Weekly Press Review – 20 April 2012

The tender war seems to have taken on a whole new dimension according to the latest newspaper reports. As if life on a marine research ship is not exciting enough, now that the navy has taken over the running of the fisheries vessels belonging to the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, the fisheries scientists will  … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 20 April 2012

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Weekly Press Review – 13 April 2012

With the amount of maritime-related stories making the news this past week, it may well be that mass media has finally noticed that we are a maritime nation. Sad, however, is that fact that most of the headlines relate to negative associations. Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Tina Joemat-Pettersson has once again rocked the … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 13 April 2012

Weekly Press Review – 4 April 2012

Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) made the news this week by promising minimal disruption with the temporary shutdown of Pier 2 at the Durban container terminal(DCT) for refurbishment of berths.  Over the next 74 months, TPT plans to divert 400 000 twenty-foot equivalent units of container traffic from the DCT to the RoRo and Maydon Wharf terminals at the … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 4 April 2012