News continues below on Monday announced the acquisition of Shipping and Airfreight Services (Pty) Limited (S. S.), a well-established freight forwarding and logistics company based in Johannesburg. The establishment of the task team follows a meeting held at the Department of Trade and Industry’s (dti) premises on Monday.
The meeting discussed challenges faced by the industry.
The designers state: “The aim of this design is to set new standards for the next generation of ocean factory trawlers, seeking innovation in all solutions and adaption of new technologies to the long proven concept of stern trawlers”.
What we have seen in recent years and what our clients in the North Atlantic have stated, is the fact that there have been very little change and improvement in the design of ocean factory trawlers for decades.
The vessel will also be carrying 20 new maritime cadets, who are part of the South African International Maritime Institute (SAIMI) cadetship programme, and two training officers, captained by Daniel Postman.prepares to go alongside at the Port of Lyttelton on New Zealand’s South Island.This was earlier this month, the ship having arrived to discharge and load containers.In February the training ship returned from a three-month trip to the Antarctic.On board were scientists and also a large group of maritime cadets who underwent further training while at sea as well as valuable sea-time.