Published on: 15 June 2023

Skills were identified as a constraint in the economic growth across all the Operation Phakisa Oceans Economy Labs, and the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) was therefore tasked to lead the skills development aspects across the sec

The purpose of this study was to conduct a Skills Audit and Needs Analysis for the Marine Protection and Ocean Governance (MPG) focus area of the oceans economy.

Aquaculture has been identified as a potential growth area of the oceans economy by the South African government through Operation Phakisa. However, little information is available not only on the skills needed to grow thi

Against the background of expected increase in future demand for energy, it is appropriate that Operation Phakisa focuses on the Offshore Oil and Gas sector as an important subsector of the oceans economy.

This process identified the Marine Manufacturing sub- sector, with particular focus on vessel repair and building, based on the need to address certain key skills gaps, particularly the development of a strong technical sk

The Nelson Mandela Bay Maritime Cluster (NMBMC) has been in existence since 2012 and has 72 names and entities registered on its database as members. The NMBMC has had relative success in promoting awareness of the maritim