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SAMSA honors the elderly

Dear Media Colleague You are invited to join us in Qumbu tomorrow to celebrate and honor the aged of our community. Press Release SAMSA honors the elderly in Qumbu July 18, 2017, Qumbu, Eastern Cape: The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) will bring some cheer to the elderly residents of Qumbu in the Eastern…

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Pavilion Cares: Mandela Day Activity

Press Release All News Editors/Lifestyle Reporters #ThePavCares – Mandela Day celebrations July 18, 2017, Durban, South Africa: The Pavilion Shopping Centre as part of their Mandela Day contribution to do good brought smiles to 78 children at the St. Martin’s Children Home in Durban. The centre’s team visited the Durban-based St. Martin’s Children Home as…

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Press Alert: Search and rescue for missing fishermen to resume

Dear Media Colleague SAMSA is at the forefront of coordinating a search and rescue for seven missing fishermen whose boat capsized this morning. Please see enclosed Attention: News Editors/Transport and Maritime Reporters Urgent Press Alert Search and rescue for missing fishermen to resume Pretoria, South Africa, July 16, 2017: The search and rescue and shore…

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Digital Media Kit: Maritime Partnership Program Port St. Johns

The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA)in partnership with the Port St. Johns Local Municipality and the Port St. Johns Development Agency is proud to launch the Maritime Partnership Program (MPP), where 104 young people residing within the Port St. Johns(PSJ) local municipality are earmarked to benefit. The young people are aged between 16 and…

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Government intervention to boost maritime economy and tourism

Press Release News Editors/Transport Reporters/Maritime Reporters June 7, 2017, Port St Johns, Eastern Cape: Focused government interventions have been ploughed into the Port St. Johns area in the Eastern Cape to reignite local marine tourism, boost the economy and provide much needed water skills for the youth. The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) as…

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Security beefed up at Pavilion Shopping Centre

Press Release Attention News Editors/Lifestyle Reporters Pavilion tightens security measures Durban, South Africa, June 28, 2017: Security is a priority at Durban’s Pavilion Shopping Centre. Winter school holidays are upon us and Pavilion is proud to announce that over the past few months, security has been improved at the mall. During July for the fashion…

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Wrap up Presser, Day of the Seafarer

Press Release Attention News Editors/Transport and Maritime Reporters Over 1 000 rural learners empowered to enter the Oceans Economy Pretoria, South Africa, June 27, 2017: On Sunday, 25 June 2017, the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) in partnership with the Department of Transport (DoT) marked the international Day of the Seafarer (DotS) in the…

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The Pavilion going digital

Attention All News Editors/Fashion and Lifestyle Editors Durban, South Africa, June 14, 2017: If fashion and pop culture are your things, then Durban’s Pavilion Shopping Centre is the place for you. A number of key fashion and pop culture influencers from around the city had gathered at an ‘Instameet’ event organized by the Centre on…

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Digital Media Kit – Day of the Seafarer, June 25

Press Alert June 7, 2017 Pretoria, South Africa: The South African Maritime Safety Authority, in conjunction with the Department of Transport has chosen the internationally recognised Day of the Seafarer to be marked in the Eastern Cape village of Mbizana. The Day of the Seafarer not only presents an opportunity to create awareness about seafarers…

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African maritime countries must work together

Press Release News Editors/Transport Reporters/Maritime Reporters June 2, 2017 More African collaborations and international investment needed for continents’ maritime sector Oslo, Norway: Meeting in Norway, African maritime delegates committed their countries to work together to collaborate efforts in developing the maritime economy on the continent. Sobantu Tilayi, acting CEO of the South African Maritime Safety…

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SAMSA heads to Norway

Attention: All News Editors/Transport/Maritime Reporters Press Alert Date: May 29, 2017 SAMSA TO PARTICIPATE AT NOR-SHIPPING CONFERENCE IN NORWAY Pretoria, South Africa: Sobantu Tilayi, acting Chief Executive Officer for the South African Maritime Safety Authority(SAMSA) will lead a high level delegation to the Nor-shipping Conference, the leading international shipping events for maritime experts, to be…

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Rural Outreach Project Gets Much Needed Boost

17 August 2016 – Durban, August, 17, 2016: The Department of Transport (DOT), the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) and their partners have decided to postpone the Umhlabauyalingana Outreach Project until September 2016. The decision to postpone the launch for the community of Enkovukeni, north of KwaZulu-Natal, scheduled to take place on August 20…

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Relief for Enkovukeni Residents

10 August 2016 – Durban, August 10, 2016: The Department of Transport (DOT), supported by the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) invite members of the media to the handing over ceremony of basic essential services including boats and engines to the Enkovukeni residents, a small impoverished rural community, north of KwaZulu-Natal which is also…

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SAMSA Durban Maritime Tourism Boost

10 July 2014 – Durban, July 10, 2014: Marine Tourism took a leap forward in Durban this week with the hosting of the Durban July Extravaganza supported by the South African Maritime Safety Authority and other key stakeholders. As the beach festival kicks into gear on Durban’s North beach this week showcasing various codes of…

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SAMSA Dusi Canoeists take Silver

17 February 2014 – Durban, February 17, 2014 – The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) today congratulated the organisation’s eight canoeists who took part in the Dusi Marathon this weekend, with one team bagging silver medals and breaking their own record from being 27th last year to 15th in the placing this year. Mhlonishwa…

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SAMSA Canoeists Take Prime Positions on Day 1 of Dusi Marathon

13 February 2014 – February 13, 2014, Dusi Bridge – The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) today congratulated the organisation’s eight Dusi participants who finished their first day of the Marathon which ended at Dusi Bridge near Cato Ridge. The organisation’s canoeing initiative is a partnership between SAMSA and the seven times Dusi winner…

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SAMSA Inanda Dusi Novices Breaking Ground

10 February 2014 – Durban, February 10, 2014 – The South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) Change a Life campaign is pleased to announce that eight young canoeists from the Inanda area have qualified for the Dusi Canoe Marathon which takes place from February 13-15 between Pietermaritzburg and Durban. All trained by Dusi icon Martin…

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Pavilion Festive Season Lift Off

23 December 2013 – December 23, 2013: Pavilion, Durban – The Incredible Journey to transform Durban’s iconic Pavilion Shopping Centre is speeding ahead in time for the festive season bringing cheer to shoppers and delight to entertainment seekers. The Centre is undergoing a massive structural redesign and redevelopment, dubbed the Incredible Journey, as part of…

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Duzi Hopefuls Chosen Training For The Gruelling Race

9 November 2013 – Enanda Dam, Durban, November 9, 2013 – The South African Maritime Safety Authority Chief Operating Officer Sobantu Tilayi today announced 12 successful candidates who have been chosen for the organisation’s first ever canoeing training programme for the SAMSA Change a Life Academy. The organisation will groom the chosen enthusiasts, with the…

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Change a Life Academy

4 November 2013 – Multi Dusi winner Martin Dreyer through his Change a Life Academy is working with the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) to launch the organization’s first ever training programme for canoeists who are being groomed to participate in the world famous Dusi Marathon in February next year. SAMSA through its corporate…

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Keynote Address by the Minister of Transport, Ms Dipuo Peters, MP, at the send-off function for the first group of South Africans to study Masters and Doctorates in Maritime Affairs at the World Maritime University in Sweden

4 September 2013 –   Minister of Transport, Ms Dipuo Peters, MP, joined 30 students last night at the send-off function for the first group of South Africans to study Masters and Doctorates in Maritime Affairs at the World Maritime University in Sweden. Please find the speech delivered by the Honorable minister. Keynote Address by…

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