VERSATILE MARINE FENDER SOLUTION

Following a recent investment in additional equipment, marine solutions company AMSOL builds on its operational experience in offshore bunker delivery, ship-to-ship transfers as well as marine emergency response to offer clients the convenient option of a turnkey marine fender hire, transport and logistics service across South Africa ports.

High praise for AMSOL seafarers following location of ‘Endurance’ wreck

This morning, 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…

EFFECTIVE MAINTENANCE A TEAM EFFORT

Regular planned maintenance is key to providing an efficient and effective vessel management service to clients and earlier this year the Antarctic Supply Vessel ‘S.A. Agulhas ll’, which is managed by AMSOL on behalf of the Department of…

PRIORITISING SAFETY

On the 14th of October 2021, De Beers held their Annual Global Safety Day across the Group under the theme “Always safe being our strongest link”. Representatives from the Cape Town support team joined the Masters, Officers and Crew from…

FROM THE CEO’S DESK

As 2021 began, many industries and sectors were positive about an economic recovery following 2020 and the impact of the global pandemic across the world. Whilst this recovery did not materialize as anticipated and with several emerging issues…

MARINE EMERGENCY RESPONSE HIGHLIGHTS EFFECTIVE POLLUTION PREVENTION

Recent marine emergency response operations undertaken along the South African coast have again highlighted that proactive prevention ensures safety of life and environmental protection. Two of AMSOL’s vessels have been utilized on a number…

CELEBRATING MILESTONES

Creating a pool of skilled and talented individuals within the maritime sector is a priority at AMSOL. We celebrate those who recently passed their orals for being able to find time in their busy schedules to further develop specialist skills.…

SA’S MARITIME SECTOR: PLAYING A LEADERSHIP ROLE IN THE NATION’S ECONOMIC RECOVERY

South Africa’s maritime sector has the capability to substantially exceed its current 1.2% GDP contribution and in so doing, play a significant role in both the country’s economic recovery and its sustainable growth. Yes, the global economic…

ANCHOR LEG REPLACEMENT PROJECT SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED

SAPREF’s offshore terminal has been in operation since 1970 and is a national keypoint which is essential to South Africa’s fuel supply and the economy. Ensuring the effective operation and maintenance of the Single Point Mooring (SPM) is…

MONITORING THE SOUTHERN BENGUELA ECOSYSTEM

The Environmental Research Vessel 'Algoa' departed Cape Town on the 22nd of August for the Integrated Ecosystem Programme: Southern Benguela voyage. This scientific cruise is a multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional platform aimed to ensure…