MLA Site Additions


  • The Maritime Law Association of South Africa was established in February 1974 as a result of concern among maritime lawyers and the shipping industry that legislation in South Africa regulating maritime affairs did not appear to be keeping pace with developments elsewhere in the world.

SAMIC CONFERENCE IN CAPE TOWN IN JULY 2012


As part of the opening of the recent SAMIC Conference in Cape Town in July 2012, Professor Patrick Vrancken of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University presented a creative and thought provoking paper headed, “Local Perspective on the Framework for Creating a Competitive and Job Creating Maritime Economy”.

Click on the links to view the paper and power point presentation.

Address at SAMIC 2012      

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