The leader of the Green Party, Judith Sole, is back in the news this week with her third attempt to stop the fishing of West Coast rock lobster off the shores of the Western Cape with immediate effect. She has failed twice due to not properly following the letter of the law. According to Shaheen … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 12 April 2013
South Africa's patrol and research vessels are back in the news this week with the signing of a contract between the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) and Damen Shipyards Cape Town for "emergency and urgent vessel repairs and maintenance." When questioned about the condition of the vessels, Gary Atkins, service and repairs manager … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 5 April 2013
It's not often, as an editor of a B2B magazine aimed at the maritime industry, that you receive a press release that really knocks you sideways. Let's face it I am used to getting announcements relating to appointments, product launches, acquisitions and mergers, but today I literally did a double-take at a press release marketing … Continue reading A naval affair!