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, […]


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 […]

SOMMSA Gold Medal award

On the evening of the 23rd October the Society formally awarded Capt Nicholas Sloane the first Society of Master Mariners SA “Gold Medal” and citation. This event took place in the presence of a large group of international salvage delegates attending the International Salvage Union’s AGM held in the Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town. In […]