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2012 Cape Town Agreement

The 2012 Cape Town Agreement was adopted by a Diplomatic Conference, under the auspices of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), this provides standards on the design, construction and equipment of fishing vessels and includes regulations designed to protect...


All SAIMENA members are reminded of the online AGM to take place on 24th March at 16:00. Please check your email for details of how to connect.Should you have a problem, please contact: This is your chance to let your view be heard.

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...
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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.

SAIMENA is a ECSA CPD Licensed Body.   Licensed Body Number: LB_027/2023


All SAIMENA members are to practise safe COVID-19 guidelines.
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