Grade 11 – Maritime Economics

May 31, 2016

Introduction

A Note for Teachers Welcome to the Grade 11 section of the MaritimeSA website that has been made possible through generous sponsorship by Smit Amandla Marine, the well-known South African company that specialises in salvage and towing operations, as well as ship management, bunkering and offshore services. We hope that […]
May 31, 2016

Lloyd’s Register of Ships

Lloyd’s Register of Ships is a list of most ships above 500 gross register tons (see below) and gives many details about each vessel – her owner, previous names, length, beam, draught, cargo capacity, machinery and other details. (See the examples below of three ships – Scott Spirit, Safmarine Mafadi, […]
August 15, 2016

Southern African Ports

The following parts are profiled in this section: Richards Bay Durban East London Port Elizabeth Ngqura Mossel Bay Cape Town Saldanha Bay Simon’s Town Distances Between Ports (Nautical Miles) Walvis Bay – Cape Town 705 Cape Town – Mossel Bay 245 Mossel Bay – Port Elizabeth 188 Port Elizabeth – […]
August 15, 2016

Richard’s Bay

      Major Exports Major Imports Steam Coal Coking Coal (for the steel industry) Woodchip Petroleum Products Ferro-chrome Alumina Mineral Sands Project Cargoes Steel Liquid Pitch Aluminium Grain Forest Products