12.7 C
Cape Town, South Africa
Monday, June 27, 2022

SAIMI

Forward Thinking Conference concerned with growing maritime jobs

The urgency of growing jobs through suitable skills development and entrepreneurial opportunities topped the agenda at the conference.

Dive In: Exploring South Africa’s maritime opportunities

An exciting new maritime awareness programme was launched Wednesday, 4 September to encourage South Africa’s youth to not only dip their feet into the endless possibilities of career exploration in the maritime industry, but to “dive in” by getting immersed into a future career in the oceans economy.

Women encouraged to dive-in to the maritime sector

The event Women Dive In! Career Opportunities in the Maritime Sector hosted by the SA International Maritime Institute (SAIMI) in partnership with the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA-SA) and African Marine Solutions (AMSOL) in Cape Town this week was attended by approximately 100 women.

Subsistence fishers empowered by The Alternative Livelihoods Project

Entrepreneurship training is bringing a ray of hope to subsistence fishing communities in marginalised coastal areas of the Eastern and Western Cape.

SAIMI appoints manager for National Cadet Programme

Master Mariner, experienced Chief Officer and trainer of seafarers, Ian Hlongwane has been appointed as manager of the National Cadet Programme (NCP) run by the South African International Maritime Institute.

Partnering for maritime growth

South Africa’s blue economy offers a beacon of hope for sustainable job creation and economic growth in a field of almost unending potential.

SAIMI’s new bursary scheme to empower women

With only 2% of the entire world’s maritime workforce consisting of women, a new bursary scheme announced by the South African International Maritime Institute (SAIMI) plans to unlock the oceans economy for women in South Africa.

Investment Projects

SEZ development to be a platform for green energy manufacturing and mineral beneficiation

An area of 1220 ha has been identified for the development of this state-of-the-art center of excellence for green energy manufacturing and mineral beneficiation.

Major opportunities in mining and upstream manufacturing in the textile industry

Investment opportunities also exist in the manufacturing of electronic and automotive components as well as tourism, high-value agriculture and micro, small and medium enterprises in various sectors.

Business Park well underway in Durban to offer central base of operations

Phase 1 (30 ha) has gone through all land preparation processes, including necessary approvals and earthworks construction currently underway.

Business Opportunities

Diamond cutting and polishing company in Kimberley delivers superior quality

Outclass Crystallized Gems is part of the “Young Diamantaires Program”, which is run by the World Federation of Diamond Bourses and a member of the Diamond Dealers Club of South Africa.

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Posh London wines, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Posh London wines are produced at GWK Landzicht Farms located in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa.
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