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Founded on the first of April 1998 the South African Maritime Safety Authority(SAMSA) turns sixteen in 2014.  A sixteenth birthday in many cultures 
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SA Dedicated Training Vessel

SAMSA Training vessel The Agulhas intends to reignite minds of decision makers about the value of maritime utilising its asset to train young people and come up with an authentic South African Maritime Skills Development Programme with results that will accelerate creation of seafaring work opportunities.

The voyage will be in service of a contract that SAMSA secured with the Commonwealth, who sought to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee by staging an expedition to the Antarctic.

It is a project….

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IMO safety committee adopts historic ship construction regulations

Maritime Safety Committee instigates  historic change in the way international standards for ship construction are to be determined and implemented in the future with adoption of goal-based standards..

IMO to focus on piracy response in 2011 WMD theme

2011 World Maritime Day  theme will be "Piracy: orchestrating the response".

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