Latest News for: Durban marine


KZN police under scrutiny for performance during July unrest

Independent online (SA) 24 Nov 2021
Durban - Police in KwaZulu-Natal have had their role in July’s civil unrest questioned by government officials and the public on numerous occasions ... A chemical factory in the Cornubia area was also burnt down by the rioters, causing a major spill in the Durban Harbour, killing shoals of marine life in the process.

Durban Ports Multi-Million Rand Tug Jetty Project takes off

Independent online (SA) 26 Oct 2021
Durban – The Transnet National Port Authority Port of Durban has kicked off a ... The Port of Durban currently has marine craft as part of its marine fleet made up of; tugs, launches, pilot boats, punts, a debris collection boat, a floating crane and corporate craft (Isiponono).

MSC Cruises to resume sailing in SA from December 6

Independent online (SA) 20 Oct 2021
MSC Orchestra, a popular ship for South African holidaymakers, will homeport in Durban and Cape Town for the local 2021/22 season and offer 2-, 3-, 4- and 7-night voyages until May 11 next year ... MSC Orchestra will offer 41 local cruises from both Durban and Cape Town.

Durban’s new passenger terminal: the changing era of cruising

Independent online (SA) 16 Oct 2021
Africa’s most modern marine terminal” was the headline in 1961, about the construction of Durban’s Ocean Terminal in the Sept/Oct 1961 issue of Trade Links, a newsletter covering industrial and commercial news in the province at the time. And while the opening of Durban’s new ...

De Jager, Krieger and Corbett fly Durban Surf’s flag high at DHL Lifesaving SA Champs

Independent online (SA) 10 Oct 2021
Gqeberha - There was double delight for Durban Surf at the DHL Lifesaving South Africa National Championships, which concluded at Kings Beach and Newton Park pool on Saturday ... Kwazulu-natal, traditionally a powerhouse, had a strong presence through Durban Surf, Marine and Umhlanga Rocks.

Summerstrand take the glory at 2021 DHL Lifesaving National Club Champions

Independent online (SA) 10 Oct 2021
Durban Surf’s Kristin Bellinghan, Sasha Corris and Amica de Jager also had a strong week ... The absence of these KZN stars impacted on the overall club performance, with the KZN clubs of Durban Surf, Marine and Umhlanga finishing outside the top three. Umhlanga placed fifth with Durban Surf in ninth place ... 9 Durban Surf.

Sewage, chemical spills undermine environmental groups’ KZN marine clean-up

Mail Guardian South Africa 10 Oct 2021
The disastrous chemical spill in July and constant sewage spillages into rivers and the ocean along the KwaZulu-Natal coast are undoing work of environmental groups to protect marine life. Durban North beaches ... Beaches, fishing and the use of any marine resource remains prohibited.

Amica de Jager’s medal haul at DHL Lifesaving SA National Champs books Egypt ticket

Independent online (SA) 08 Oct 2021
Gqeberha - Durban Surf’s Amica de Jager’s week at the DHL Lifesaving South Africa National Championships just keeps on getting better ... Other winners in the 200 LC Metres Obstacle were Clifton’s Cloe Gershuny (female Under-14), Tatum Botha (female 15-16 years) and Kristin Bellinghan (Marine) in the female seniors.

Vooma Vaccination Weekend: This is where Durban residents can get their Covid-19 jab

Independent online (SA) 01 Oct 2021
DurbanPresident Cyril Ramaphosa, during his address to the nation on Thursday night, announced the roll-out of Vooma Vaccination Weekend which hopes to boost the country’s vaccination programme ... If you live in Durban, this is where you can get your jab. ... uShaka Marine World. Chesterville Hall ... Watercrest Mall ... uShaka Marine World ... uShaka Marine World.

EThekwini kicks off ’My City, My Heritage’ campaign

Independent online (SA) 11 Sep 2021
DURBAN ... The launch took place at uShaka Marine World, as the country celebrates Heritage Month ... uShaka Marine World chief executive Ndabo Khoza said they are prepared to work with the City as stakeholders, to ensure Durban is a destination of choice. “As a coastal city, it is imperative to showcase and educate people about marine life.

Issa Durban vibe as new My City, My Heritage campaign set to put city back ...

Independent online (SA) 10 Sep 2021
She used her flair for storytelling to highlight the gems, like the Durban City Hall, Ushaka Marine World and Port Natal Maritime Museum, creating a vivid picture of what travellers can expect when they visit Durban ... Their new campaign aims to change that and showcase that Durban is truly the "warmest place to be".

Criminal charges laid against owners of KZN chemical company after toxic spill

Business Day 02 Sep 2021
Environmentalists in Durban have hailed as a breakthrough the criminal investigations launched against ...

United Phosphorus Ltd cleans up spill after chemical blaze in Durban

Mail Guardian South Africa 27 Jul 2021
The plant contained about 1 600 hazardous materials and the blaze, which took place more than a week ago, has affected air quality and marine ecosystems around the Durban North area ... Last week, environmental lobby group, groundWork also advised people of Durban against any swimming activities in that area.

Air quality, marine life in Durban still under threat after torching of chemical warehouse

Independent online (SA) 23 Jul 2021
Now a week later and air quality and marine life in Durban are still under threat following the torching of a chemical warehouse in Cornubia, which housed over 1600 hazardous materials ... At the time the Ethekwini Municipality reported mass fish and crustacean deaths along the Umhlanga and Umdhloti Lagoons, north of Durban and closed the beaches.