The EThekwini Maritime Cluster (EMC) is conducting a technical port tour for the media on Friday 18 October at the Durban Port.

The three objectives of the port tour are to provide awareness of the economic benefits the Port of Durban contributes to the GDP of KZN, to educate media on the technical aspects of the operations of the port and to enhance the quality of maritime reporting by providing the media with the relevant up to date information and contacts.

EThekwini Maritime Cluster\'s (EMC) nine day long Welcome to the Water Campaign that ran from the 21st to the 29th of June 2013 in Durban, created a big splash and lots of opportunities.EThekwini Maritime Cluster\'s (EMC) nine day long Welcome to the Water Campaign that ran from the 21st to the 29th of June 2013 in Durban, created a big splash and lots of opportunities. Whistle the campaign\'s solemn aim was introducing young people, some of whom are from disadvantaged backgrounds, to water related careers it generated a fair amount of excitement amongst the 48 youngsters, who were enjoying their winter school holidays during Youth Month. The youngsters consisted of students from fifteen high schools and four FET Colleges spread across two coastal municipalities.

The Durban and International Boating and Lifestyle Show, to be held at the Durban Marina between 28 and 30 June 2013, is an annual event show casing not only the craftsmanship of boat builders in KwaZulu-Natal and the rest of the country to potential buyers, but also the outdoor lifestyle associated with boating.The Durban and International Boating and Lifestyle Show, to be held at the Durban Marina between 28 and 30 June 2013, is an annual event show casing not only the craftsmanship of boat builders in   KwaZulu-Natal and the rest of the country to potential buyers, but also the outdoor lifestyle associated with boating. The boat building sector, which is labour intensive, is a strategic priority sector in terms of the National Industrial Framework, the Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP) and