Latest News for: Port surveys


South African business activity flatlines in November -PMI

Reuters 05 Dec 2023
JOHANNESBURG, Dec 5 (Reuters) - South African private sector business activity flatlined in November, with a cooling of price pressures counteracted by supply chain disruptions due to a port crisis, a survey showed on Tuesday ... longer waits for their inputs, the survey showed.

Golden mole that swims through sand is rediscovered in South Africa after 86 years

Auburnpub dot com 05 Dec 2023
A tunnel used by the De Winton’s golden mole in Port Nolloth, South Africa ... The species was last detected in 1937 at the small harbour town of Port Nolloth on the north-western coast of South Africa ... a species is presumed extinct when it has not been detected for more than a generation of its lifetime, despite exhaustive surveys of its habitat.

24 years of The Definitive(ly) Good Guide to Restaurants in Malta & Gozo

The Malta Independent 05 Dec 2023
De Mondion top survey rated BEST OVERALL Restaurant in Malta ... The Top 40 Award winning restaurants were taken from the highest rated restaurants taking into account their overall rating, the number of people rating, comments and other data from the survey ... de Mondion Best Port Wine List.

INS Sandhayak inducted into fleet on Navy Day

Suryaa 04 Dec 2023
The INS Sandhayak is reincarnation of another ship by the same name which was also a survey vessel ... The GRSE officials said that these survey ships are capable of full-scale coastal and deep-water hydrographic survey of port and harbour approaches as well as the determination of navigation channels and routes.

Survey vessel ship Sandhayak delivered to Navy

Business Line 04 Dec 2023
The first of the four large survey vessel ships, Sandhayak, built at Kolkata-based Garden Reach Shipbuilders ... “The primary role of the ship would be full-scale coastal and deep-water Hydrographic Survey of Port/ Harbour approaches and determination of navigational channels/ routes.

Survey needed to remove Drogheda ship still uncompleted

RTE 02 Dec 2023
A survey needed to certify a ship before it can be moved from Drogheda Port, where it has been docked for several years, has yet to be completed ... The incident led to renewed calls for the vessel's removal from the port ... The Drogheda Port Company says it is in ongoing contact with the owners of the vessel.

SAMSA’s 25 Year Anniversary: Section Three

Mail Guardian South Africa 01 Dec 2023
Cape Town, Saldanha Bay, Port Nolloth2 Long Street, Cape Town53Ship surveys, inspections, and certificationsCargo ... administration (human resources, information technology and finance management) and technical (ship registration, naval architecture, radio surveys) for ports offices.

SAMSA’s 25 Year Anniversary: Section Four

Mail Guardian South Africa 01 Dec 2023
Ports Consultative Committee, a key cog in South Africa’s port management – Maritime research from a developmental perspective ... Safety of workers a primary focus at South Africa’s commercial cargo ports ... Ports Consultative Committee, a key cog in South Africa’s ports management ... 12 of 2005) for each of South Africa’s eight commercial ports.

SAMSA’s 25 Year Anniversary: Section One

Mail Guardian South Africa 01 Dec 2023
During the year 2022, various in-house training courses were facilitated from different SAMSA port offices aiming to enhance surveying skills, standardising the format and to provide guidance on the application of the Merchant Shipping (National Small Vessel Safety) Regulations, 2007 ... Small Vessels surveying course (Pleasure and Commercial).

Manufacturing confidence slightly lifts in quarter despite pessimistic outlook

Independent online (SA) 30 Nov 2023
Manufacturing companies in South Africa have remained more pessimistic regarding expected business conditions for the next 12 months due to tough trading conditions emanating from constrained electricity supply and logistical challenges at the ports. The Absa Manufacturing Survey, ...

Six in 10 investors considering divestment from maritime sector amid ESG concerns

Splash24/7 30 Nov 2023
It also assesses risk perceptions in specific maritime sectors such as shipping, ports and terminals, and offshore activities such as drilling ... Survey participants cited several areas of ESG vulnerability for maritime assets, with worker conditions and safety at 38%, technological disruptions at 34%, and climate impact at 33%.

FACT SHEET: The U.S. – Angola Partnership

The White House 30 Nov 2023
The support will enable the Ministry to replicate the successful and transparent Lobito Rail concession for additional rail and port investments ... Geological Survey Institute and the Angolan Geological Institute signed a Memorandum of Understanding in November 2023 that will enable ...

A snapshot of marine species swimming in the waters off West Mabou in Cape Breton

CBC 29 Nov 2023
An underwater marine survey completed at the West Mabou Beach in Port Hood has yielded some interesting results that will shed light on what species live off the coast of Nova Scotia ... .

Track-a-mole: Sniffer dog and eDNA help ‘rediscover’ South African golden mole

Mongabay 29 Nov 2023
Scientists have uncovered gold in the dunes of South Africa’s northwest coast. the De Winton’s golden mole, a species not seen by scientists since 1936 ... Photo and video courtesy of JP Le Roux ... When the team arrived at the remote Port Nolloth survey site, heavy rains had revealed numerous fresh golden mole burrows and tracks.

Global warming reduces number, size of autumn specialty saury

Asahi News 28 Nov 2023
According to the center’s surveys, saury of 160 grams or over accounted for nearly half of all saury caught on one day in late September 2014 off Hanasaki port in Hokkaido’s Nemuro ... In the one-day survey in late September this year off the same port, the larger saury among the catch were around 140 grams ... SPECIALTY IN WINTER, NOT AUTUMN ... .

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