SEYCHELLES: In his opening address at Fisheries Week, which was also attended by President Wavel Ramkalawan, Minister for Fisheries and the Blue Economy, Jean-François Ferrari highlighted the opportunities for careers within the sector.
SOUTH AFRICA: Felix Ratheb, Chief Executive of Sea Harvest was elected to chair the International Groundfish Forum (IGF) at the Groundfish Forum held last month in Greece.
SOUTH AFRICA: Now with six centres in South Africa, Sea Safety Training Group (SSTG) is continuing to invest in equipment to meet the training needs of those interested in pursuing a career at sea, having taken delivery of lathes and milling machines for a new workshop course at their Milnerton facilities in Cape Town.
ZAMBIA: The need to establish a continental Aquaculture Knowledge Hub was discussed at a consultative workshop last week in Lusaka in a bid to improve effective knowledge management and collaborative efforts within the African aquaculture sector.
SOUTH AFRICA: A pilot project along South Africa’s West Coast is using cameras and hydrophones to alert mussel farmers in the Saldanha Bay Aquaculture Development Zone (SBADZ) to the presence of whales and activate the ADZ Incident and Emergency Response Protocol in the case of an entanglement.
The oil market is nothing if not volatile, but few eras match the last several years for dramatic ups and downs. NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber (AEC) discusses some of the findings in the newly released “The State of African Energy 2024 Outlook”.
SOUTH AFRICA: Incidents of harassment of Cape fur seals have become a cause for concern as members of the public have been reportedly throwing stones at seals, enticing them to chase people for social media footage and even hitting seals with paddles while canoeing. In one case a seal was fatally injured.
The International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) Council will meet next week for its 130th Session ahead of the Assembly’s 33rd Session that kicks off on 27 November, which will include the election of the new incoming Council as well as the official acceptance of the new Secretary General, Arsenio Antonio Dominguez Velasco who is due to being his four-year term on 1 January 2024.
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