Weekly Press Review – 24 April 2017

Two men were arrested in Gordon's Bay this week in possession of 3,015 crayfish tails. According to the press, Captain van Wyk, provincial police spokesperson, said that the goal of responsible policing in the area had been achieved after information provided by members of the local community lead to the arrests. The K9 dog unit … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 24 April 2017

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Weekly Press Review – 18 April 2017

During a joint operation between Greenpeace and Guinean fisheries authorities, two Chinese vessels were each fined 250,000 euros (R3.14 million) after shark fins were discovered on board the vessels. According to the press, a third Chinese vessel was also fined after it was discovered that it was using illegal nets and fishing for species outside … Continue reading Weekly Press Review – 18 April 2017

New DoT Minister misses maritime 

It is disheartening to note that the first briefing given by the new Minister of Transport, Joe Maswanganyi, yesterday outlining the immediate tasks for his department made no mention of the maritime industry. This, despite the recent revealing of the DoT's Comprehensive Maritime Transport Policy as well as the central role that the DoT's agency, the … Continue reading New DoT Minister misses maritime