SA Should Act Decisively to Realise Regional Hub Potential

The Comprehensive Maritime Transport Policy for South Africa launched by the Department of Transport (DoT) last month could potentially boost the industry and economic growth – but only with sufficient financial allowances and transparency to prevent corruption.

16 Aug 2017

Shipping Update: New Floating Dock in Durban

On 2 September 2016, Dormac Marine officially welcomed its new floating dock which is expected to substantially increase ship repair and maintenance capacity in Durban.

05 Sep 2016

Lessons Learnt from Recent Marine Casualties

The South African Maritime Safety Authority (“SAMSA”) has issued a Marine Notice, No. 27 of 2016, regarding “lessons learnt” from three serious marine casualties that have occurred off the coast of South Africa over a six-month period.

06 Jul 2016

Shepstone & Wylie Partner to be Maritime Law Association of South Africa's 2015 Conference Guest of Honour

Every year, the Maritime Law Association of South Africa (“MLASA”) conference honours those who have contributed to South African admiralty law. Past years’ recipients have included judiciary and prominent advocates. Shepstone & Wylie is proud to announce that Shane Dwyer, a partner in the Shipping and Logistics practice area, has been invited by the MLASA to be their guest of honour for 2015.

07 Jul 2015