south africa

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Photos Reveal Fire Damage Aboard APL Austria in South Africa

The salvage of the APL Austria has entered the mop-up phase after a major fire broke out in one of the vessel’s cargo holds as it was off Port

February 16, 2017
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Thursday, December 8, 2016

South Africa Tells Stricken Bulk Carrier to Stay Away from Coast

South African officials are prohibiting the stricken bulk carrier Antaois from coming to within 30 miles of the South African coast until all fuel oil has been

December 8, 2016
Total Views: 96

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Salvage Underway After Crew Abandons Bulk Carrier Off Cape Town

A salvage operation is underway to retrieve an abandoned bulk carrier from the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of South Africa following a fire in its engine room

December 6, 2016
Total Views: 63

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Maritime News

South Africa Raids Global Shipping Lines in Collusion Probe

By Liezel Hill (Bloomberg) — South Africa’s Competition Commission searched the premises of six shipping companies including AP Moeller-Maersk A/S as

September 28, 2016
Total Views: 50

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

WATCH Failure At Full Throttle: How Not To Rescue A Drowning Swimmer With A RIB

Even well trained professionals make big, simple, stupid mistakes. The dolphin coast of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa is an area with near perfect weather,

August 31, 2016
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Monday, August 22, 2016

You Can Scuba Dive For Diamonds But…

Wynand Hendrikse is a diamond diver. For 20 years, he’s spent his days sailing off the western coast of South Africa, exploring a private offshore

August 22, 2016
Total Views: 107

Thursday, October 29, 2015
Maritime News

Statoil to Explore Offshore South Africa

Norwegian oil major Statoil says it has completed a deal with ExxonMobil to explore for oil and gas offshore South Africa. Under the farm-in transaction,

October 29, 2015
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Friday, February 27, 2015
Port of Durban south africa
Maritime News

Durban Digs Deep to Lure Large Container Ships From Suez Canal

The South African port of Durban has started an excavation project to triple its capacity to handle large container ships, encouraging more vessels to sail

February 27, 2015
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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

MV Smart Stern Refloated and Sunk Off South Africa [PHOTOS]

A salvage team working to remove the MV Smart shipwreck in Richards Bay, South Africa successfully refloated the stern section of the broken capesize bulk

October 8, 2013
Total Views: 352

Thursday, October 3, 2013
Fire Incidents

LILAC Container Fire Blamed on Undeclared Dangerous Goods

An incorrect declaration of the contents – omitting that the contents were Dangerous Goods under the IMDG code - was a major contributing factor to a

October 3, 2013
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Monday, September 30, 2013
Fire Incidents

Fire Reported on CMA CGM Containership Off Table Bay, South Africa

Crews in South Africa responded over weekend to a fire that broke out in the cargo hold of a fully-laden containership which was at anchor just off the Port of

September 30, 2013
Total Views: 17

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

MV SMART Salvage Kicks Into High Gear

It's been just two days since the bulk carrier MV Smart ran aground on a South African beach, but the incident is already being coined as the biggest salvage

August 21, 2013
Total Views: 45

Tuesday, August 20, 2013
mv smart aground

Bulk Carrier MV Smart Has Split in Two After Running Aground in South Africa [UPDATE]

A bulk carrier has run aground and has broken up along the east coast of South Africa near Richards

August 20, 2013
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Tuesday, August 13, 2013
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Salvors Wait for High Tide and Bigger Seas to Help Free the Kiani Satu

Amateur photographer Penny Foyn from South Africa sent us this image yesterday of the grounded bulk carrier Kiani Satu taken with her Olympus OM-D E-M5.

August 13, 2013
Total Views: 11

Sunday, August 11, 2013
kiani satu

Salvors Are in a Race Against Time as Oil Leaks From the Kiani Satu [IMAGES]

Oil leaking from the bulk carrier Kiani Satu, which ran aground in heavy weather on Thursday has forced South Africa's Department of Environmental Affairs, in

August 11, 2013
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Thursday, August 8, 2013
Grounding Incidents

Bulk Carrier Kiani Satu Runs Aground Off South Africa [IMAGES]

South Africa’s National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) has reported that as of 1002 local time, all 19 crew members from the bulk carrier Kiani Satu are

August 8, 2013
Total Views: 56

Thursday, July 18, 2013

PetroSA Plans $510 Million LNG Import Terminal

July 18 (Bloomberg) — PetroSA, South Africa’s state-owned oil company, said it planning to build a liquefied natural-gas terminal off the

July 18, 2013
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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Labor Unrest: Major Delays May Hit South African Ports

The prospect of major delays reoccurring in South Africa’s ports due to labour unrest appears to be increasingly likely as workers in a range of sectors

May 15, 2013
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Friday, March 22, 2013

Great White Shark Breaks Into Dive Cage [VIDEO]

This is why I don’t shark dive. Here’s the description from the uploader: I went shark diving March 21st, 2013 for the first time in Gansbaai,

March 22, 2013
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