The Department of Transport will present the first draft of the new Merchant Shipping Act at a road show in Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg during April.
- 16 April: DURBAN
- 20 April: CAPE TOWN
- 23 April: JOHANNESBURG
The Department appointed JG Consultants to undertake the overhauling of the Act. A Steering Committee to support the MSA Overhauling Project was established immediately following the appointment of JG Consultants.