Grade 12 – Maritime Economics

December 2, 2016

Promoting responsible attitudes towards the marine environment

Many people are unaware of the need for marine conservation. Some only show an interest when a shipping accident has caused an oil spill; others are concerned about matters such as pollution (not only oil pollution but also the dumping of non-biodegradable items in the sea), overfishing and poaching. All […]
December 2, 2016

Test yourself

Develop a Marine Conservation Awareness Programme for your community or school. Include the following in that programme : A short PowerPoint presentation on problems confronting the oceans An attractive poster that draws attention to the problems associated with overfishing or pollution A newspaper article outlining the need for marine conservation […]
December 9, 2016

Test Yourself: Example National Senior Certificate Exam

QUESTION 1: THE MARITIME WORLD 1.1   Give two reasons for no commercial ships operating with coal-fired boilers now when 100 years ago, it was the fuel used by virtually all ships. [2 x 2: 4] 1.2  Some shipowners are exploring several more eco-friendly ways to power their ships. Give two examples of […]