Industry News

  • July 09, 2024

    FREE TO READ | Skills Development

    SA's young people know what they want and are keen to give back if they are granted opportunities to learn, grow and thrive
  • July 08, 2024

    New names for Maritime related ministries-South African cabinet announcement

    SOUTH AFRICA: The much-anticipated announcement of the new South African cabinet following May’s election has seen the instatement of new names at the helm of the ministries related to governing the country’s maritime sectors. Editor, Colleen Jacka, looks at how some of these changes may impact on maritime structures and government priorities.
  • July 04, 2024

    Seafarer’s Day celebration honours maritime heroes

    SAIMI CEO Odwa Mtati encouraged high school learners and young job seekers to look into the industry for fulfilling careers.
  • November 18, 2022

    Onboard the MV Bangus

    “Do you want to go home?” a doctor in the port of Cape Town asked an ill, 25-year-old rating Lungisani Ntobela. “No, I want to finish my contract, I want to go back to the ship,” Ntobela replied, with quiet determination, which he did as soon as he recovered. Ntobela is one of the ratings onboard the Torvald Klaveness’ MV Bangus as part of the Klaveness Manpower Development (MDP) in collaboration with the SAIMI managed National Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP), a programme which has seen countless young lives transformed through quality maritime training and presents them with opportunities they would have otherwise had no access to.
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