Entries by Rob


Costa Concordia reassessed

Click on this link for the full paper:  the-sinking-of-a-ship-costa-concordia1 Dear Sirs, Briefly, I have made a study of the Costa Concordia case for the last year and have now a paper of 150 pages on the subject. On Monday last I gave a presentation to the combined marine institutes in London and resulting from that, […]


SAMTRA needs a temporary Deck Oral Prep tutor to support students going  for the oral component of Certificates of Competency. Anybody willing to assist can contact Pieter Coetzer for details and hourly rates etc. Contact details: Pieter Coetzer Commercial Manager SAMTRA Tel: + 27 (0) 21 786 8433 a/h: +27 (0) 83 780 6704 email: […]



All members are advised that the “SS MENDI” memorial service will be held on Sunday 24th February at 11h00. The service will be held on the University of Cape Town’s Lower Campus. Dress for the Memorial:  SANDF Members: 1A Ceremonial (wreath layers) and 1B Ceremonial (non-wreath layers) Other Members: Lounge suit or national dress with medals Guests: Appropriate […]


Captain Louis Crole

All members are advised that a memorial service will be held for Captain Louis Crole on Thursday 21st February at 14h00. The service will be held at the United Church, Andries Pretorius Street, Somerset West. The family has asked that in  lieu of flowers a donation can be made to the Heart Support Group – details of which […]