Archive | May, 2015

Sailing in Spain

Two young South African maritime students from the Lawhill Maritime Centre have been selected to participate in an international ‘Marine Inspirations’ programme (www.marineinspirations.org) taking place in Mallorca, Spain, in June. This is a follow-on initiative from the very successful programme of October last year, when the first two South African students were invited by ‘Marine Inspirations’ to […]

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Exciting bursary opportunity for West Coast Grade 9 learners

Young people living in the greater Saldanha Bay area may be aware of the many ships calling at the harbour, but not all of them are aware of the exciting and lucrative career opportunities the shipping industry offers, both ashore and at sea. As demand grows for specialist, maritime-related skills to support the substantial investments […]

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Want to study at Lawhill?

Please download the Hostel and Bursary application form below if you are interested in applying for a bursary to study and board at the Lawhill Maritime Centre in 2016. The form provides full details on opening and closing dates as well as requirements. 2015 – hostel and bursary application form As part of the application process, you […]

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International Honour for Captain Nicholas Sloane

The Lawhill Maritime Centre wishes to congratulate Captain Nicholas (Nick) Sloane on the international recognition he has received for his outstanding achievements associated with the refloating of the cruise ship, Costa Concordia, described as the largest salvage operation ever. The recognitions include: –  The Cavaliere del Lavoro della Repubblica Italiana, an Italian order of knighthood. –  The Deutscher Meerespreis […]

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