Audio & Video

2017

Maritime Youth Development Programme: Eastern Cape (Phase 1 Conclusion) Port St Johns

Welcome Speech by King Ndamase Ndamase

Send-Off Message by SAMSA COO: Mr Sobantu Tilayi

Keynote Address by Premier Phumulo Masaulle

Certification Ceremony

Presentation of Gifts

Vote of Thanks: Port St Johns Mayor Ms Lindelwa Kolobile

Send Off Sermon

Send Off Prayer 

Parents Counsel

Send Off Dance

 

Maritime Youth Development Programme: Eastern Cape. (Phase 1 Launch) East London.

Ms Lindelwa Kolobile: Mayor, Port St Johns

Mr Sobantu Tilayi: COO, South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) and Mr Phumulo Masaulle: Premier Eastern Cape

Ms Mihlali Dasheka (MYDP trainee. Mdantsane)

Mr Siphamandla Masikode (MYDP trainee. Port St Johns)

 

African Marine Waste Conference: 09-13 July 2017. Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape. South Africa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

South Africa celebrating international Day of the Seafarers 2017 in Mbizana, Eastern Cape 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 27 (Welcome back event held on March 10, at the port of Port Elizabeth)

SAMSA acting CEO Mr Sobantu Tilayi welcomes back a group of 30 South African cadets on their return from a 3-months research and training expedition off the Antarctic region in December 2016 through to February 2017.

 

 

Some of SA Agulhas cadets sharing their experience during a 3-months training on board the vessel during December 2016 to March 2017

 

 

Captain Stephen Paulse, one of SA Agulhas cadet trainers sharing perspectives on the journey with the new cadets

 

 

 

(Coming soon: Captain D. Postman, Master of the SA Agulhas also sharing views of the expedition)

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March 26

Thousands flock to the SA Agulhas at Transnet National Ports Authority port of Port Elizabeth ‘People’s Port Festival’.

 

 

March 10:

The SA Agulhas, South Africa’s dedicated cadet training vessel is warmly welcomed back in Port Elizabeth after successfully completing its three months research and training expedition to the Antarctic region.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February 21, 2017: World Maritime University president Dr Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry chats about her week long visit to South Africa and meeting with WMU almni employed by SAMSA

 

 

February 21, 2017: Mr Edward Pines speaks on developments in TVET maritime education initiatives

Videos 1 & 2

 

 

 

 

February 08, 2017: SAMSA NETWORKING SESSION, KALK BAY, CAPE TOWN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Festive Season 2016 Message

 

 

02 December 2016

Enkovukeni Community Upliftment Initiative moves another step forward as trainee boat pilots complete their historical training. The eight (8) trainees and their your training supervising team share their views on the development.

(1) SAMSA Curriculum Development Specialist: Mr Mzwamandla Sosibo

 

 

(2) KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board Education Projects Specialist: Mr Vincent Zulu

 

 

(3) The first four members of the trainee skippers. (Video approximately 4-5 minutes)

 

 

(4) The last four members of the trainee skippers. (Video approximately six minutes)

 

 

Maritime Sector Occupational Qualifications sign-off to Quality Council of Trade & Occupations. Cape Town. 15 November 2016

  1. Mr Victor Mulhberg. Executive Manager, Transport Education and Training Authority (TETA)

 

 

2. Mr Mandlenkosi Ndukula. Executive Manager. Quality Council for Trade & Occupations (QCTO)

 

 

3. Mr Edward Pines. Senior Manager, Curriculum Development. South African Maritime Safety Authority  (SAMSA)

 

 

4) Ms Yolandi Raath-Booyens. Project Manager & Qualification Development Facilitator

 

 

Transport Month 2016 Careers Expo Highlights

SHAPING MINDS: Primary school pupils who are part of scheduled 6000 learners in Gauteng attending this years Transport Week Career Expo in Johannesburg, being explained the maritime sector by a SAMSA representative
SHAPING MINDS: Primary school pupils who were part of about 10 000 learners in Gauteng attending this years Transport Week Career Expo in Johannesburg, being explained the maritime sector by a SAMSA representative

The 2016 Transport Month observed in October every year, this year saw transport sector careers exhibition covering a wider range than is normally the case, with the inclusion of a marine and maritime sector careers expo that has over the last few years been conducted separately at the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre, in Newtown, Johannesburg.

Held over five days, from Monday October 24 to Friday, October 28; the careers expo saw close on 10 000 school children from schools in Gauteng being taken through a whole series of classes and workshops on a wide range of careers found in the country’s general transport sector.

Deputy Transport Minister, Ms Sindisiwe Chikunga graced the occasion on its first day, Monday 24 October, to the great delight of many of the children – some from primary and most from high schools in the Gauteng region.

The video below carries some of the highlights of the event.

 

 

World Maritime Day 2016 – 27-29 September 2016 Coverage in Audio and Video

Venue: Gariep Dam Resort, Orange River, Free State

INLAND PROVINCES INVITED: The sun rising above the Xhariep Dam on the Orange River on Thursday, as the country joined global observation of World Maritime Day 2016
INLAND PROVINCES INVITED: The sun rising above the Xhariep Dam on the Orange River on Thursday, as the country joined global observation of World Maritime Day 2016
  1. Maritime Heritage Initiative Launch – Wednesday 28 September 2016

National Heritage Council, Advocate Sonwabile Mancotywa’s speech

 

 

2. World Maritime Day 2016 – 29 September 2016

International Maritime Organization Message to observe World Maritime Day themed “Shipping is indispensable to the World” presented by Eastern Cape MEC for Transport, Ms Weziwe Tikana

Message of the Department of Transport by Acting Director General, Mr Mathabatha Mokonyana

Keynote address by Free State MEC for Roads & Transport and Police: Mr Butana Khompela

Panel Notes on: “Shipping is indispensable to the World”

(1) DoT Input by Mr Clement Manyungwana

(2) Transnet National Ports Authority CEO, Mr Richard Vallihu

(3) National Ports Regulator: Mr Mahesh Fakir

(4) South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) acting CEO: Mr Sobantu Tilayi

 

 

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Enkovukeni: (not) a bridge too far!

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An overview of the Enkovukeni Outreach Project by SAMSA aCEO, Mr Sobantu Tilayi

 

 

A word from one of the Project supporters; KZN Sharks Board’s Mr Vincent Zulu

 

 

An address by the Deputy Minister of Transport, Ms Sindisiwe Chikunga

 

 

#AtSeaForAll: South Africa joins international community to celebrate its seafarers

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29 June 2015

 

 

25 June 2016

 

 

Captain, My Captain

28 April 2016

South Africa’s first black ship surveyor and long serving managerial team member at South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA), Captain Francis Chilaluka formally retired this week. At a low key yet significant send-off function held at SAMSA head office, Chief Operating Officer Mr Sobantu Tilayi had a few words of praise for the maritime sector veteran.

 

 

16 February 2016

ECONOMIC DOWNTURN AN OPPORTUNITY FOR FOCUSED INVESTMENT IN MARITIME SECTOR

  • An R8-billion worth oil rig and ship repair business up for grabs – Commander Tsietsi Mokhele, CEO South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA).

 

 

10 December 2015

Video: Presidential Imbizo Event: Maritime Economic Sector (Oil and Gas) event: Saldanha Bay. West Coast: Deputy Minister of Transport, Ms Sindisiwe Chikunga speaking on road safety during the Festive Season

 

 

08 December 2015

Video: Presidential Imbizo Event: Maritime Economic Sector (Oil and Gas) event: Saldanha Bay. West CoastDeputy Minister of Transport, Ms Sindisiwe Chikunga’s press briefing

 

 

09 November 2015

Video: Maritime Heritage Round Table Part 1: SA Agulhas, Cape Town. 31 October 2015: 

“Use the ocean or lose it,” urge ANC’s MK veterans.

04 November 2015

Video: Operation Phakisa: Ocean Economy Decoded in 2 minutes flat!

Video: SA Ocean Festival V&A Waterfront, Cape Town. 30 October – 01 November 2015

Video: Durban University of Technology (DUT) Maritime Students Awards. Musgrave. Durban. 23 October 2015

1. A song rendition
2. Highlights of the Awards presentation

 Videos: Lawhill Maritime Centre Annual Awards 2015. Simonstown. Western Cape. October 2015

 1. Song Renditions

 

 

2.Tributes

 

 

3. Awards Presentation

 

 

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