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Maritime Transport & Services Industry Sub-Sector Code for B-BBEE

1. Scope of Application

1.1 Delineation of the Sector



The Maritime Transport & Services Industry (MT & SI) is often associated with shipping lines involved in the carriage of cargo and associated service providers. More specifically, economic activities in South Africa which share a relationship with the sea include the following:


1.1.1 Enterprises concerned with the marine transport of cargo and services ancillary to such transport;


1.1.2 Enterprises concerned with the manufacture, provision, maintenance and repair of marine equipment, including marine craft;


1.1.3 The commercial ports system and authorities responsible for the provision and operation of navigational aids, including lighthouses;


1.1.4 Institutions concerned with rescue, salvage and anti-pollution operations;


1.1.5 Government departments and agencies concerned with international maritime relations, administration of maritime safety, the protection and conservation of the marine environment and law enforcement within South Africa's offshore jurisdiction; and


1.1.6 Institutions concerned with marine and maritime education, training and resources.