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Safmarine's first female engineer wins Seafarer of the Year Award

October 20 - Marine engineer Kelly Klaasen has won the 2010 SAMSA (South African Maritime Safety Authority) Seafarer of the Year Award - which aims to recognise the valuable contribution seafarers make to everyday life - was presented to Kelly's parents,

Kelly, who made Safmarine history in July this year when she was appointed the company's first female engineer, said she was extremely happy and surprised to have won, considering the calibre of her fellow nominees, which include Safmarine's first female master, Captain Louise Angel, and chief engineer Rob Lawson. Kelly is currently serving as fourth engineer onboard the Safmarine Bayete.

The Maritime Studies Programme prepares young South Africans for a career in the maritime industry by providing them with practical skills while they are still at school.

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ESTA joins EC best practice project

July 16 - The European association of abnormal road transport and mobile cranes (ESTA) has been asked to support a European Commission study to “explore health, safety and environment (HSE) best practice in the wind power sector”.
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LDA installs kite system 

July 16 - Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) has fitted its ro-ro vessel Ville de Bordeaux with an AirSeas kite system, as it looks to develop the use of wind propulsion technologies.
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Sarens partners with Moir Crane

July 16 - Sarens has teamed up with Canada’s Moir Crane as the two companies look to capitalise on the region’s upcoming construction projects.
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Karl Gross teams up with Natco

July 15 - Bremen-headquartered Karl Gross Group and Natco SA have formed an exclusive partnership in South Africa.
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