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South African leads Concordia salvage

South African leads Concordia salvage

The wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise liner was finally pulled upright off the Italian island of Giglio on Tuesday following a 19-hour salvage operation, the biggest such project ever attempted - led by a South African.

Valuable octant found on beach

An old octant, most likely from the ship the Amsterdam, which was run aground in Algoa Bay almost 200 years ago while sailing from the Dutch East Indies to the Netherlands, has washed ashore in Port Elizabeth.
Safer seas for Port Elizabeth’s marine life

Fishing patrol ship makes waves

Fishing patrol ship makes waves

South Africa's environmental protection ship, the Sarah Baartman, has returned to Cape Town after a patrol in South African, Tanzanian, Mozambican and Kenyan waters during which 41 fishing vessels were inspected and six arrested - one of them forcefully.
SS Mendi ship history

Remembering the SS Mendi

On 21 February 1917 over 600 black South Africans serving in World War I lost their lives when the troop carrier SS Mendi sank in the icy waters of the English Channel. The tragedy is now being commemorated by a special film produced by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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