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V&A Waterfront appoints Antoinette Basson as finance executive manager

By: Schalk Burger     18th January 2022 Mixed-use commercial property company the Victoria and Alfred (V&A) Waterfront has appointed Antoinette Basson as finance executive manager, effective January 10. Basson has more than 26 years' experience, 17 of which have been in the financial services industry. 

Another seismic survey is heading to SA waters, this time from Australia

By: News24Wire      13th January 2022 Just as the Amazon Warrior, a vessel that was to conduct a seismic survey off the Wild Coast on behalf of Shell, left South Africa, attention is now focused on another planned survey, this time off the West Coast. In December, the Makhanda High Court granted an interim interdict to halt Shell’s... 

Opinion: The ocean economy is integral to the revival of the Eastern Cape's habitability

12th January 2022 With its immense resource wealth and potential to boost economic growth, employment and innovation, the ocean in the Eastern Cape could become the new economic frontier, writes Nelson Mandela University Infrastructure Development & Engagement Unit associate Bongani Mankewu. 

Sea Harvest acquires prawn trawling business in Australia

By: Marleny Arnoldi     11th January 2022 JSE-listed Sea Harvest Group has entered into an agreement to acquire the Western Australia-based fishing businesses of MG Kailis Holdings for A$70-million. The acquisition assets will be held by Sea Harvest Marine – a newly registered wholly-owned subsidiary of Sea Harvest Australia.  

Opinion: Shell prevented from proceeding with seismic survey offshore of South Africa’s Eastern Cape province

10th January 2022 In this opinion piece, law firm Herbert Smith Freehills partner and Africa co-chairperson Peter Leon, senior associate Ernst Muller and associate Mandy Hattingh write about the High Court's decision to grant local communities an urgent interim injunction prohibiting Shell from conducting any... 

Sandock Austral Shipyards signs agreement with Canada’s Robert Allan 

By: Irma Venter     10th January 2022 Durban-based shipbuilding and repair company, Sandock Austral Shipyards (SAS), has added a range of tug boats to its product offering, following the signing of an agreement with Canadian naval architect firm Robert Allan. The agreement will allow SAS immediate access to a host of designs. 

The Metals Company completes latest seafloor research campaign

By: Donna Slater     5th January 2022 Lower-impact seafloor polymetallic nodules battery metals explorer The Metals Company (TMC) reports that it has completed its latest offshore research campaign – Environmental Expedition 5E. TMC’s NORI-D nodule project is the first in the company’s project development pipeline. 

Ford Wildlife Foundation supports penguin rescue project

By: Tasneem Bulbulia     15th December 2021 The Ford Wildlife Foundation (FWF) has extended its support to nonprofit the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds' (SANCCOB's) Penguin Rescue and Rehabilitation project, in Gqeberha, in the Eastern Cape. FWF is funded by the Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa and... 

South Africa’s Sumbandila satellite has finally fallen back into the atmosphere

By: Rebecca Campbell     13th December 2021 The South African National Space Agency (Sansa) has reported that South Africa’s second satellite, Sumbandila, deorbited on Friday, and almost certainly burnt up in the Earth’s atmosphere. Sumbandila – the name meant ‘pathfinder’ in the Venda language – was the country’s first ‘official’... 

Hydrogen Valley, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     10th December 2021 A feasibility study completed on the proposed Hydrogen Valley project aims to accurately define the potential benefits of a progressive transition to using hydrogen along the N1/N3 corridor. 

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