Weekly Press Review – 27 November 2015

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Senzeni Zokwana, attended a World Fisheries Day celebration in Humansdorp in the Eastern Cape this week.  According to the press, the minister said that fishing communities needed to be the custodians of the protection of marine resources. The celebrations served to highlight the importance of maintaining the world’s fisheries, … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 27 November 2015

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Weekly Press Review – 20 November 2015

I&J has made headlines this week with the launch of two new vessels to be added to their fishing fleet.  The Ferox and the Umlodi will form part of the company’s R500 million investment in the fishing industry. The two new vessels will be replacing older vessels in the fleet and will provide 75 new … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 20 November 2015

Weekly Press Review – 13 November 2015

Environmental concerns have featured predominantly in the press this week. A large glacier in Greenland has become unmoored and has started to crumble into the Atlantic Ocean.  The result could be an increase in water levels of up to 45 cm. A research team from the University of California have been studying the glacier in question using … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 13 November 2015

Weekly Press Review – 6 November 2015

This week a small slice of maritime history was celebrated as the South Africa Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) hosted a commemoration entitled:  Remembering the Icons of the Sea. Members of the media were included in the event which took place aboard the SA Agulhas in the Cape Town docks.  The commemoration was in honour of the approximately … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 6 November 2015