On 21 December 2016 Alan Straton from MyPE wrote about the Scuba Diving opportunities in Port Elizabeth. Book a Scuba Dive Experience HERE. Divers in the know rate Port Elizabeth's Algoa Bay as one of the best dive spots in the world. Algoa Bay is bounded in the west by Cape Recife and in the east by Cape Padrone, and much of the shoreline is sandy beaches. The greater metropolitan area … [Read more...] about Scuba Diving Tours departing from PE Waterfront – a #MustSeeinPE
On 13 December Alan Straton from MyPE wrote: In a statement released by Transnet on 12 December 2016 the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) announced the conclusion of an agreement with Oiltanking Gridrod Calulo (Pty) Ltd (OTGC) who will; "plan, fund, construct, own, maintain and operate a new liquid bulk facility at the Port of Nqura." According to the release; "This will enable the … [Read more...] about First step to removing tank farm
On 14 December 2016, Alan Straton from MyPE wrote: Local entrepreneurs and respected seamen, Rod Lochhead and Morven Maclean were welcomed into the Port of Port Elizabeth at a function hosted by the Algoa Bay Yacht Club this morning - In a new adventure offering for locals and tourists Stampede Cruises and Blue Pearl will offer unique boat based excursions that include, PE Waterfront … [Read more...] about Boat Cruises support TNPA’s philosophy of ‘moving forward in a small but big way’
On 14 November 2016, Alan Straton from MyPE wrote: Algoa Bay Yacht Club: On Monday, 14 November 2016, Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality together with Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism enthusiastically supported the launch of a new venture for locals and tourists to experience in the city that creates enhanced accessibility to the marine tourism offerings. Stampede Cruises and the Blue Pearl - based in … [Read more...] about PE Waterfront gets Boat Based Cruises
On 12 September 2016, Alan Straton from MyPE wrote: Transnet National Ports Authority's (TNPA) Port of Port Elizabeth recently signed its first long-term leisure and recreational tenant lease in the Baakens River Precinct, marking a milestone in plans to develop a future waterfront precinct at the harbour. The 15 (fifteen) year lease agreement with black economic empowered entity Lebolog … [Read more...] about Expanding the ‘PEOPLE CENTRIC’ Port of Port Elizabeth
On 27 November 2015, Alan Straton from MyPE wrote: Zadar, Croatia has a sea organ which plays music by way of sea waves and tubes located underneath a set of large marble steps. It forms an attractive visual and aural part of the sea front and was made by the architect Nikola Baši? as part of the project to redesign the new city coast. The site was opened to the public on 15 April 2005. … [Read more...] about Dear Transnet, How about a cool Sea Organ on PE’s Waterfront?
On 2 July 2012, Alan Straton from MyPE wrote: Nelson Mandela Bay’s long-standing vision of a waterfront in the Port of Port Elizabeth is moving ever closer, albeit quietly, to becoming reality. Provincial government has allocated R3.6-million for the Mandela Bay Development Agency to develop the business case, while Transnet are doing their own study on the best future use of the land. The … [Read more...] about Port Elizabeth’s Waterfront Development
On 26 November 2010, Alan Straton from MyPE wrote: At a public briefing yesterday (Thursday 25 November 2010), Derick van der Merwe, former CEO of the V&A Waterfront spoke on the possibilities of a waterfront development for the port of Port Elizabeth. Derick Van der Merwe highlighted the many challenges the Cape Town Harbour was faced with before the development of the V&A waterfront could … [Read more...] about Port Elizabeth Waterfront Development