Weekly Press Review – 25 July 2014

The final journey of the ill-fated Costa Concordia has continued to make headlines this week.   In what is being described as the greatest salvage operation in history, the righted and raised vessel has slowly been towed to its final destination, Genoa in Northern Italy.  She will now be scrapped.  A sad end for a once … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 25 July 2014

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Weekly Press Review – 18 July 2014

The Costa Concordia and the salvage team responsible for resurrecting the stricken vessel, headed by Capetonian Nick Sloane,  have made headlines this week as the luxury vessel was refloated in one of the largest salvage operations in history.  The liner capsized two-and-a-half years ago off the coast of Italy, killing 32 people.  A year ago … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 18 July 2014

Weekly Press Review – 11 July 2014

The Global Ocean Commission has made headlines this week with a report stating that our oceans are in decline and that “anarchy rules the waves.” However, the report is not all doom and gloom.  The commission have come up with a rescue package, entitled “Mission Ocean”. The commission, made up of former heads of state, … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 11 July 2014

Weekly Press Review – 4 July 2014

The re-allocation of fishing rights for fisheries for next year is back in the news this week.  MPs were informed this week that the process, with a combined value of R1.5 million, is way behind schedule. The portfolio committee has been urged to take an active role in getting the process back on track.  Joseph Ginindza, … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 4 July 2014