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Lessons Learnt: National Transportation Safety Board. 2020. Fire Aboard Small Passenger Vessel Conception Platts Harbor, Channel Islands National Park, Santa Cruz Island, 21.5 miles South-Southwest of Santa Barbara, California, September 2, 2019. Marine Accident Report NTSB/MAR-20/03. Washington, DC.

Lessons learnt.Are there some lessons to be learnt from this type of incident on a small vessel for South African maritime legislation, or are our local safety requirements adequate to address these issues?Executive Summary​About 0314 Pacific daylight time on...

Commemoration of the birth of William Froude 28 Nov 1810… some thoughts

William Froude  (November 28, 1810 in Devon [2] – May 4, 1879 in Simon's Town, South Africa) was an English engineer, hydrodynamicist and naval architect. He was the first to formulate reliable laws for the resistance that water offers to ships (such as the hull speed...

NEW NAUTICAL SCIENCE ONLINE TEXTBOOK WILL BOOST MARITIME EDUCATION IN SA

High school-based Nautical Science education has been given a major boost thanks to the South African International Maritime Institute (SAIMI) which has funded the development of a new online Nautical Science ‘textbook’ on the Maritime Studies South Africa website,...

World Maritime Day 2020 – 24 September 2020

"Sustainable shipping for a sustainable planet" is the World Maritime theme for 2020. This will provide an opportunity to raise awareness of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and showcase the work that the International Maritime Organization...
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ECSA VOLUNTARY ASSOCIATION   (VA A0010)

The South African Institute of Marine Engineers and Naval Architects (SAIMENA) is registered as a Voluntary Association with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) as a Category A Voluntary Association.

COVID-19

All SAIMENA members are to practise safe COVID-19 guidelines.
Refer to https://sacoronavirus.co.za/  for details.