Tag: Maritime Sector
Rear Admiral Francis Akpan, Managing Director of FRADAN says unless Nigeria gets out of ‘sea blindness’ it would continue to remain in the dark about the potential of its maritime sector. At the recently concluded Global Maritime Security Conference, Rear Admiral Akpan describes ‘sea blindness’ as not knowing the treasures embedded in its maritime domain and not making attempts to identify them. He joins CNBC Africa's Christy Cole for more.
It is still a rare sight in South Africa, young blacks turning from ordinary villagers to scuba divers. It is now a business that contributes largely to the country's maritime sector. CNBC Africa's Lubabalo Mashiqana went to Mzansi Scuba Academy to hear their story.
At this year's Forbes Women Africa "Leading Women Summit", Forbes Africa spoke to Nozipho Sithole, Chief Executive at Transnet Port Terminals about the importance of the Maritime business and technological opportunities available to women.