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Oranjemund Antarctic Adventure

Oranjemund Antarctic Adventure By RA Young. Returning to her homeport Durban within the next few days on completion of a remarkable record-breaking voyage is Unicorn Shipping’s smallest and oldest vessel, the 2,000 dwt mini-tanker ORANJEMUND. The diminutive tanker was chartered … Continue reading

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The Loss of the OSV Voortrekker.

Many people contributed to this page, and it is dedicated to the crew and families of the OSV Voortrekker. The offshore oil industry in South Africa was never a very large one, most of the activity seemingly taking place off … Continue reading

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Around the coast on the Berg

Durban-Walvis Bay-Durban 08-11-90 to 22-11-90. Cruise time had arrived again, but this time I could not afford the local cruise liner prices, so I decided that it was time to go to sea on a “real ship”. There were not … Continue reading

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