Port St Johns in the Eastern Cape Province is the venue for South Africa’s celebration of World Maritime Day 2017 over two days, from Wednesday 27 September 2017 to Thursday 28 September 2017.
Pretoria, South Africa, June 08, 2017:
The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) in partnership with the Department of Transport will celebrate the 2017 International Day of the Seafarer on the 25th of June in Bizana in the Eastern Cape.
Celebrating the life and legacy:
In Honour of the life and global legacy of Oliver Reginald Tambo, South Africa has dedicated the year of 2017 to celebrate the values that he embodied during his leadership in the struggle for freedom.
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The SA Agulhas, South Africa’s only dedicated cadet training vessel under command of the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) has clocked yet another milestone after reaching its half-way point on Monday in a research survey expedition to the ice cordoned southern seas of the Antarctica, a journey that began just before Christmas last year.
Burning Ship in Cape Town Harbour
The New Certificates for Seafarers in compliance with the Standard of Training, Certification and Watch-keeping Convention are in focus this month. Speaking about the new Certificates for Seafarers the Chief Examiner in the Centre for Seafares Captain Azwimmbavi Mulaudzi said that the new certificate will ensure that the South African complies with all the South African Seafarer complies with the strict training standards as set out by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO).
Wishing our SAMSA a great 18th birthday. Like all things in life, maturing is never easy but remaining focused and following the leadership of the proverbial parent (EXCO and BOARD) we have managed to remain steady on our course . May the years ahead be met by fair winds and following seas.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY SAMSA