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PORT & HARBOUR SERVICES

PORT OF d'EHOALA
Website of the new port of d'Ehoala in Port Dauphin, southern Madagascar, which handles mainly mining commodities.
www.ehoalaport.com

NAMPORT
Website of the Port Authority of Namibia (Walvis Bay and Luderitz)
www.namport.com

NATIONAL PORTS AUTHORITY OF SOUTH AFRICA
The Transnet National Port Authority administers the eight commercial port in South Africa - Richards Bay, Durban, East London, Port Elizabeth, Ngqura, Mossel Bay, Cape Town and Saldanha Bay plus Lighthouses, as a division of Transnet.
www.transnetnationalportsauthority.net

PORT OF MAPUTO
Website of the Maputo Port Development Company
www.portmaputo.com

PORT OF MOMBASA
Website of the Kenya Ports Authority; includes 14 day ship movements and is usually updated
www.kpa.co.ke

TRANSNET PORT TERMINALS
Transnet Port Terminals, also known as TPT, is a division of Transnet Ltd with responsibility of managing a series of 13 cargo handling terminals within the ports of South Africa.
www.transnetportterminals.net

TRANSNET FREIGHT RAIL
South Africa's railway company, a division of Transnet.
www.transnet.co.za/FreightRail.aspx



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GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS

Some South African Government departments that are pertinent to the maritime industry:

Dept of Public Enterprises (DPE)
carries responsibility for ports
www.dpe.gov.za

Dept of Transport
www.transport.gov.za

Department of Environmental Affairs & Tourism
includes responsibility for sea fisheries
www.environment.gov.za

TRANSNET
Transnet is the government-owned holding company having responsibility for South Africa's ports and railways and pipelines
www.transnet.co.za



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SHIPPING COMPANIES

GRINDROD GROUP
South Africa's leading shipping and logistics company - includes Unicorn Shipping, Ocean Africa Container Lines and Island View Shipping
www.grindrod.co.za

ISLAND VIEW SHIPPING (IVS)
South Africa's leading bulk shipping company
www.ivs.co.za

SAFMARINE
Former South African shipping company now owned by AP Moller
www.safmarine.com

UNICORN SHIPPING
Unicorn Shipping is the shipowning arm of Grindrod Limited and is South Africa's oldest national ship owner
www.unicornshipping.co.za



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MARITIME ORGANISATIONS & BODIES

ASABOSA - ASL
Association of Shipping Lines (ASL) and Association of Ships' Agents & Brokers of Southern Africa (ASABOSA)
www.asabosa-asl.co.za/

INTERNATIONAL MARITIME BOARD (IMB)
Publishes a weekly piracy report
www.icc-ccs.org/prc/piracyreport.php

INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANISATION (IMO)
United Nations Agency concerned with the safety of shipping and cleaner oceans
www.imo.org

SAMSA
South African Maritime Safety Authority - official agency concerned with the safety and administration of shipping in South Africa
www.samsa.org.za

SOCIETY OF MASTER MARINERS OF SOUTH AFRICA

www.mastermarinersa.co.za



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MARITIME RESOURCES


EQUASIS
Public access to ships data
www.equasis.org

GLOBAL SECURITY
A useful and reliable source of information on security including military
www.globalsecurity.org

HAZE GRAY & UNDERWAY
The best source of naval ship information
www.hazegray.org

NAUSICAA
French National Sea Experience Centre dedicated to the relationship between mankind and the sea
www.nausicaa.fr

NSRI
The National Sea Rescue Institute of South Africa
www.nsri.org.za

SHIPPING IN SOUTH AFRICA
Two useful shipping Blogs
shippinginsouthafrica.wordpress.com
and
theworldofshipping.wordpress.com

SOUTH AFRICAN NAVY
The official South African Navy website
www.navy.mil.za

SOUTH AFRICAN WEATHER SERVICE
www.weathersa.co.za

TABLE BAY UNDERWAY SHIPPING SHIP PHOTOGRAPHERS
Thousands of colour photographs and slides for sale of a variety of ships
http://home.worldonline.co.za/~snai/indexmain.html

URBAIN'S NAUTICAL PAGE
Maritime information from Belgium including interesting facts about Congo River Shipping
http://users.telenet.be/urbiehome/



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YACHTING RESOURCES

CRUISER LOG
A one-stop South African resource for boating sailors
www.cruiser.co.za

CRUISING CONNECTIONS
More about Southern African yachting
www.cruisingconnections.co.za

SOUTH AFRICAN SAILING
All about South African yachting including list of all yacht clubs
www.sailing.org.za

SAILING NEWS
All your sailing news in one place
www.sailingnews.co.za