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This year’s theme “Safe Horizons: Women Shaping the Future of Maritime Safety” The IMO International Day for Women in Maritime is observed on 18 May every year. The day celebrates women in the industry and is intended to promote the recruitment, retention and sustained employment of women in the maritime sector, raise the profile of women […]

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South Africa’s new polar research and supply ship, the SA Agulhas II, arrived at its homeport of Cape Town on 3 May 2012. “The arrival ceremony of the SA Agulhas II completes a journey our government started back in 2005 when the decision to acquire a new polar ship was taken. The SA Agulhas II […]

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The SA Agulhas II polar supply and research vessel was handed over to the South African government on 4 April  2012. The STX Rauma shipyard in Finland delivered the vessel to the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) now ( DFFE)during a ceremony yesterday. Representatives from the DEA as well as the Embassy of South Africa […]