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Posted: 1 months ago

SAMSA: MSC boxship released from detention after container loss

The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) has released from detention MSC Palak, a 9,411 T...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 1 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

MSC-operated ship loses over 20 containers overboard off South Africa

Earlier this week, a containership operated by Swiss shipping major Mediterranean Shipping Company (...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

Stricken Chinese supertanker reaches Durban

The stricken Chinese-flagged crude oil tanker Yua Hua Hu has arrived in the Port of Durban, where it...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

SAMSA releases bulker involved in throwing stowaways overboard from detainment

The Panama-flagged bulk carrier Top Grace, which was detained in South Africa last month after it wa...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

Captain, crew plead guilty to attempted murder of two stowaways

The captain and the crew of Panama-flagged bulk carrier MV Top Grace have pleaded guilty before the ...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 5 months ago

SAMSA: Captain, crew suspected of throwing two stowaways overboard

The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) is working with South African Police Services on...

Categories:
  • Authorities & Government
Posted: 5 months ago
Posted: 8 months ago

South African Ship Registry Failing to Gather Speed

SAMSA is disappointed with the slow growth of the South African Ship Registry. ...

Posted: 8 months ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

SAMSA Investigating Bunker Spill off Ngqura Port

The incident occurred during a fuel transfer operation to the Liberia-flagged MV Chrysanthi S. ...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

South Africa Concerned over IMO’s STCW Delisting Action

South Africa: IMO’s intentions to delist over 80 countries from its STCW Whitelist raise conce...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

South Africa Green-Lights Use of Scrubbers in Its Waters

The use of open-loop, closed-loop or hybrid systems is accepted until further notice. ...

Categories:
  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: about 1 year ago

Vessel Fire Claims Six Casualties in Durban Port

SAMSA: Six people have lost their lives in a vessel fire at the Port of Durban. ...

Posted: about 1 year ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

SAMSA: MSC Boxship Loses 13 Containers off Durban, South Africa

A containership operated by MSC loses a number of containers off Durban. ...

Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Video: Car Carrier Crashes into a Tug in Durban

Car carrier collided with an inactive tug while berthing alongside in the Port of Durban, South Afri...

Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

SAMSA Bans Nighttime Transfer of Crew Between Ships in Algoa Bay

SAMSA has prohibited nighttime ops involving the transfer of personnel/crew between ships in Algoa B...

Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 2 years ago

Deputy Sheriff Plunges to Death from Bulker while Delivering Arrest Warrant

A deputy sheriff of the court fell into the water while trying to board an anchored Liberian bulker....

Posted: over 2 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

SAMSA: Stricken BBC Shanghai Towed to Dock

The general cargo ship BBC Shanghai arrived at the port of East London’s dock earlier today af...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Cargo Ship Suffers Engine Issue off Port St Johns

The 4,900 dwt general cargo vessel BBC Shanghai encountered engine troubles while it was sailing sou...

Categories:
  • Business & Finance
Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Calcium Hypochlorite Suspected Cause of APL Austria’s Fire

The suspected cause of the fire on board the Liberian cargo vessel APL Austria is a chemical known a...

Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Korean Vessel Listing after Fire at Port of Cape Town

A fire that broke out on board a Korean fishing vessel at the port of Cape Town on February 18 has b...

Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

Update: APL Austria’s Fire Extinguished, Inspection Begins

The fire that raged for days on board the APL Austria docked at the port of Ngqurha near Port Elizab...

Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 3 years ago

APL Austria Hit by Major Fire off South Africa

A Liberian flagged cargo vessel identified as APL Austria has suffered a major fire offshore South A...

Posted: over 3 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

Cape Orchid First Ship to Fly South African Flag

South Africa has welcomed the first cargo ship to be registered under the country’s flag, the ...

Posted: over 4 years ago
Posted: over 4 years ago

Cape Orchid First Ship to Fly South African Flag

South Africa has welcomed the first cargo ship to be registered under the country’s flag, the ...

Posted: over 4 years ago