October 20, 2015

Major elements of and milestones in the history of the South African maritime trade

See Module on Harbour Development – Module 10.2.1.
October 20, 2015

The location and inter-relationships of the world’s leading trading nations

Trade is the exchange of goods from a place (or country) that produces items that people in another place (or country) need. Those goods obviously need to be moved from the producer to the place of demand, e.g. South Africa produces iron ore that is needed in China and a […]
October 20, 2015

The advantages of containerisation

See Containership section in Module 10.1.1.
October 20, 2015

Transgressions of maritime law

International regulations for the maritime sector are drawn up by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), while general laws are agreed to by members of the United Nations (UN) and other international bodies. Some of the crimes against which shipping operators have to guard are : Piracy and Ship Hijacking : […]