Entries by Rob

Wanted: Lecturers for DUT

  DUT is looking to fill four lecturing posts.  Full details in the links below. RE-ADVERT Maritime Studies Lecturer M314 RE-ADVERT- Maritime Studies Lecturer post M312 RE-ADVERT- Maritime Studies Lecturer post M313 RE-ADVERT- Maritime Studies Senior Lecturer M309

Looking for a new career challenge??

General Manager Operations Manager Training Manager TRU4 is looking for new talent… Please click on the links above for more details on three exciting new career opportunities available.  Please apply before 31 May 2022.

Support the Marine Bursary Fundraiser Golf Day – Durban

Marine Bursary Durban 2022 Golf Day flyer Calling on all SOMMSA members – please support this wonderful initiative to raise funds for maritime education. All the details about the marine bursary fundraiser are in the link above … your support will be greatly appreciated! Please don’t miss this opportunity to ”p(l)ay it forward” and invest […]


High School Maritime Education – Lawhill Newsletter – Term1/22

SOMMSA and a number of its members remain active supporters of high school maritime education via their involvement in the STS Lawhill Maritime Centre (www.lawhill.org), which provides three maritime subjects at Grade 10 to Grade 12 level. Please take a moment to read Lawhill’s latest newsletter on the link posted below. The Lawhill programme is […]

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High Praise for SA Seafarers as Endurance is found

On Wednesday 9  March 2022, the Falklands Maritime Heritage Trust announced that the wreck of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s ship ‘Endurance, lost in 1915, has been located successfully in the Weddell Sea. A multinational team of experts aboard the South African Antarctic Supply Vessel ‘SA Agulhas II’ departed Cape Town on 5th February on the Endurance22 […]

OUT NOW: New book from Master Mariner Okke Grapow

Master Mariner Okke Grapow’s unique legacy to the South African maritime industry makes for fascinating reading.  Click on the link below for more details on where and how to order his latest book, More Tugs at My Heart – a must read. GRAPOW BOOK – ADVERT