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SEA HARVEST BUYS STAKE IN AUSTRALIAN FISHING COMPANY

South Africa - Sea Harvest has acquired 19.9% of Australian company, Mareterram Limited which operates Nor-West Seafood.

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FRAP2015/16 - NEW DATES FOR RECEIPTING

South Africa - Due to numerous requests from potential applicants for more time to complete their application forms, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) has decided to shift the dates for receipting. The new receipting dates are from Monday, 01 February 2016 until Friday, 12 February 2016.

Applicants must submit completed application form(s) at one of the venues (receipting centres) as set out in Table 1 during the dates and times stipulated. Application forms must not be faxed, posted or emailed. See “Important Information” on the application forms for more instructions on the completion and lodgement of applications.

South African Persons (as defined by the MLRA) wishing to submit their completed application form(s) are required to bring the original identity document (individuals), company registration document (entities) and/or a letter authorizing the individual submitting the application on behalf of the interested party to one of the receipting centres. In case of a company or close corporation, the authorisation letter must be signed by the Managing Director or Managing Member. Where the Authorised Representative nominated in terms of a Resolution signs the authorization letter to appoint a representative, a copy of the Resolution must be produced. Furthermore, the authorization letter must be printed on the company’s or close corporation’s letter head. The company’s or close corporation’s letter head should reflect the company’s or close corporations name and registration number; names of the directors or members; physical address company or close corporation and contact details of the company or close corporation.

Applicants are advised that subsequent to receipting process, the Department will appoint a firm of Independent Auditors to verify the correctness and accuracy of information provided by applicants to the Department when applying for rights. Applicants are therefore advised to have all copies of their documents readily available for the intended verification process.

The Department reserves the right to verify the correctness and accuracy of information at any given stage should the verification process not be concluded prior to granting of rights. The information provided by applicants that is NOT true or complete which may have influenced the decision of the Delegated Authority in granting such a right shall be considered as a violation of the Marine Living Resources Act, 1998 (Act No. 18 of 1998) and may result in the initiation of legal proceedings which may include section 28 proceedings and/or criminal proceedings.

 

AREAS VENUE DATES AND TIMES FOR RECEIPTING

CAPE TOWN and the surrounding areas

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries: Martin

Hammerschlag Way, Foreshore, Cape Town, Ground floor

01 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Monday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

Saturday: (06 February 2016), 08h00 till 13h00

 

PORT NOLLOTH and the surrounding areas

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries: Fisheries

Compliance Office, Court Building, Beach Road, Port Nolloth

01 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Monday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

Saturday: (06 February 2016), 08h00 till 13h00

 

HONDEKLIPBAAI and the surrounding areas

Municipal Hall, 83 Sunnyside Street, Hondeklip Bay

08 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Monday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

 

DORING BAY and the surrounding areas

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries: Fisheries Compliance Office, Doring Bay

08 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Monday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

 

LAMBERTS BAY and the surrounding areas

Lamberts Bay Community Hall, Veirrera Street, Lamberts Bay

01 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Monday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

Saturday: (06 February 2016), 08h00 till 13h00

 

ELANDS BAY and the surrounding areas

Elands Bay Hotel, 1 Hunter Street, Elands Bay

08 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Monday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

 

VREDENBURG and the surrounding areas

Lowville Civic Centre: Cloete Street, Lowville, (Vredenburg)

01 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Monday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

Saturday: (06 February 2016), 08h00 till 13h00

 

SALDANHA and the surrounding areas

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries: Fisheries Compliance Office, Pepper Bay Harbour, Saldanha

01 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Monday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

Saturday: (06 February 2016), 08h00 till 13h00

 

MANGUZI (KOSI BAY) and the surrounding areas

Department of Agriculture and Rural Development: Main Road Mangozi (Kosi Bay)

08 February 2016 to 09 February 2016

From Monday to Tuesday, 08h00 till 16h00

 

MBAZWANA, SODWANA and the surrounding areas

Mbila Traditional Council, Mbazwana: Olakeni Area, Sodwana Bay Road, Mbazwana

11 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Thursday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

 

RICHARD'S BAY and the surrounding areas

Department of Agriculture and Rural Development: North Park offices, No 11364 Cnr. of Vierbena and LA Loop Street, Richards Bay

08 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Monday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

 

PORT EDWARD and the surrounding areas

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries: Fisheries Compliance Office, Lodge 147, Ramse Avenue, Port Edward

08 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Monday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

 

ETHEKWINI (DURBAN) and the Diakonia Church Hall:

20 Diakonia Avenue, Durban

01 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Monday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

surrounding areas Saturday: (06 February 2016), 08h00 till 13h00

 

HERMANUS and the surrounding areas

Overstrand Training Institute: Cnr of Swartdam Road and Angelier Street, Hermanus

01 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Monday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

Saturday: (06 February 2016), 08h00 till 13h00

 

GANSBAAI and the surrounding areas

Gansbaai Information Centre: Great White Junction, Main road, Gaansbaai

01 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Monday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

Saturday: (06 February 2016), 08h00 till 13h00

 

STRUISBAAI & BREDASDORP and the surrounding areas

Struisbaai Library Hall, 1939 Main Road, Struisbaai

08 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Monday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

 

MOSSEL BAY and the surrounding areas

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries: Fisheries Compliance Office, 64 Bland Street, Searlor Manor, Mossel Bay

01 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Monday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

Saturday: (06 February 2016), 08h00 till 13h00

 

KNYSNA and the surrounding areas

Fisheries Compliance Office, Demar Building, Main Road, Knysna

10 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Wednesday to Friday: 08h00 till 16h00

 

HUMANSDORP and the surrounding areas

KwaNomzamo Community Hall: 349 Mjekula street Kwanomzamo, Humansdorp

01 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Monday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

Saturday: (06 February 2016), 08h00 till 13h00

 

PORT ELIZABETH and the surrounding areas

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries: Fisheries Compliance Office, 21 Stanley Street, Central Port Elizabeth

01 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Monday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

Saturday: (06 February 2016), 08h00 till 13h00

 

HAMBURG and the surrounding areas

Hamburg Community Hall, Hamburg

08 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Monday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

 

EAST LONDON and the surrounding areas

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries: Fisheries Compliance Office, Latimer’s Landing, East London Harbour, East London

01 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Monday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

Saturday: (06 February 2016), 08h00 till 13h00

 

CENTANE and the surrounding areas

Chief's Building Hall: Cnr Bell & Blyth street Nedbank Building, Centane

08 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Monday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

 

WILLOWVALE and the surrounding areas

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries: Forestry Branch, Willowvale

08 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Monday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

 

COFFEE BAY and the surrounding areas

Ocean View Hotel: 1 Main Street Coffee Bay

08 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Monday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

 

NGQELENI and the surrounding areas

Ngqeleni Municipal Hall, Ngqeleni

08 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Monday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

 

LUSIKISIKI and the surrounding areas

The Apostolic Faith Mission Hall, Lusikisiki

08 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Monday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

 

PORT ST JOHNS and the surrounding areas

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries: Fisheries

01 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Monday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

Compliance Office, 433 Bridge Street, Port St Johns

Saturday: (06 February 2016), 08h00 till 13h00

 

PRETORIA and the surrounding areas

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Agriculture Place, 20 Steve Biko Street, Pretoria

08 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Monday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

 

BLOEMFONTEIN

Lori Park Library Hall, Corners of Doringkiaat & Nanbessie Streets, Lori Park, Bloemfontein.

10 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Wednesday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

 

NELSPRUIT and the surrounding areas

Mbombela Library Hall, White River, Nelspruit

10 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Wednesday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

 

MAHIKENG and the surrounding areas

Mahikeng Community Centre (Mmabatho Civic Centre) Sekame Road between (Mega City & Garona building) Mmabatho

10 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Wednesday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

 

POLOKWANE and the surrounding areas

Protea Hotel Polokwane: N1 Northbound, Polokwane

10 February 2016 to 12 February 2016

From Wednesday to Friday, 08h00 till 16h00

 

 

PORT AUTHORITY COMPLETES ROLL-OUT OF 'smartPORTS'

All eight commercial ports across South Africa’s coastline are now using Transnet National Ports Authority’s new R79 million web-based Integrated Port Management System (IPMS)

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