Weekly Press Review – 28 September 2012

Our marine and research vessels are back in the news this week. The Algoa, staffed by Smit personnel, sailed from Simon's Town to East London last week in order to undergo some maintenance before heading out on a research cruise. The vessel has officially been transferred out of the control of the SA Navy and … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 28 September 2012

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Weekly Press Review – 21 September 2012

Today's review is based on the stunned silence that has greeted readers of the Cape Times this week. For the entire week, the maritime industry has gone unmentioned, which must mean that there have been no major maritime events worth reporting. Members of the Department of Agricultre, Forestry and Fisheries have decided to play nice … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 21 September 2012

Weekly Press Review – 14 September 2012

Amid concerns around the continuing oil leaks should the wreck of the Seli 1 remain in Table Bay, the media reports that city officials confirmed on Friday last week that the national Transport Department had agreed to pay for the removal of the wreck. Interestingly, this announcement was made exactly three years to day that … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 14 September 2012

A professional approach

Over the last few months I have exchanged business cards with a great many people and I am amazed to see how many are still using free Gmail, Yahoo or Hotmail addresses for business purposes. In this day and age where creating a business website is relatively easy and inexpensive, why are businesses still choosing … Continue reading A professional approach

Weekly Press Review – 7 September 2012

Despite the bulk of the oil being removed from the Seli 1 soon after it ran aground in September 2009, some oil remains trapped inside the fuel tanks. This oil leaked into the news this week as oil began to pollute Dolphin Beach. Experts have been quoted in the media saying that this will continue … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 7 September 2012