Port News

STATEMENT FROM THE DURBAN PORT WELFARE COMMITTEE regarding Coronavirus

This statement is specific to the Port of Durban and circumstances maybe different in other Ports. The Durban Port Welfare Committee (DPWC) notes that the Coronavirus outbreak is causing considerable distress to seafarers who are concerned for their personal health as well as that of their families back home. Misinformation on Social Media is adding to this anxiety. Our response as a Port Welfare Committee is to care for the wellbeing of seafarers in the Port of Durban and to…

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Sea Sunday 2019

On 28 July 2019 we celebrated Sea Sunday in the Port of Durban. On Sea Sunday we remember and pray for seafarers and their families and give thanks for their lives and work. This important service on the maritime calendar was once again celebrated in the heart of the Port of Durban at N Shed Passenger Terminal, Ocean Terminal Here are some photos taken at the Sea Sunday Service in the Port of Durban. [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”17″ gal_title=”Sea Sunday 2019″]

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Sailors’ Society 200 Year Celebrations at the Durban Maritime Museum

  Always game for a celebration, the group of volunteers at the Maritime Museum in Durban called “Friends of the Maritime Museum” joined in the 200 Years Celebration of the Sailors’ Society. For several years this dedicated group has done wonders in renovating the vessels, the minesweeper the SAS DURBAN, the steam driven tug the JR MORE and the pilot boat ULUNDI, three of the exhibits. Some work during the week and others on Saturdays. However each Saturday at the…

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