Weekly Press Review – 22 November 2013

The Coldest Journey team is back in the press this week. A disappointed team returned from their failed mission to cross the Antarctic, team leader Hugh Bowring was quick to point out that, "Although we have failed in our objective to cross Antarctic, it will have escaped nobody's notice that our other; more important objective … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 22 November 2013

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Weekly Press Review – 15 November 2013

The big maritime headline of the week was the adoption of the Marine Living Resources Amendments Bill by the National Assembly. The bill was welcomed as a way of transforming the inequalities of the past. Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Tina Joemat-Pettersson said that the legislation would realise her department's goal of empowering small-scale … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 15 November 2013

Weekly Press Review – 8 November 2013

Rock lobster quotas were back in the press last week. In an attempt to aid the recovery of the drastically depleted stocks, the fisheries department has reduced this season's quota for West Coast rock lobster. According to DAFF, the stocks are so depleted that they are at only three percent of what they were 100 … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 8 November 2013

Weekly Press Review – 1 November 2013

Saldanha Bay made the news this week with officials from the national and provincial governments and local authorities, along with President Zuma descending upon the coastal town for the official designation of the Saldanha Bay Industrial Development Zone. (IDZ) It is estimated that more than 11,000 jobs will be created over the next 25 years … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 1 November 2013