I probably wasn't born yet in the 'days of old' but SA NAVY displays (a must), Play Park for the Kiddies and I think add a little bit of Arts & Culture.. some live perfomances from local groups, craft markets etc ...after my first attendance I will probably will have more and better ideas. Thanks for bringing a much needed vibe in PE Regards Siya Dilimeni Siya Siya's comment is … [Read more...] about Siya on the Harbour Festival
A boat regatta can be held! Chadwick Chadwick's comment is in reaction to PE Waterfront proposing (hoping?) that the Port of Port Elizabeth Harbour Festival be resurrected. Tell PE Waterfront what activities YOU think should form part of a 'hoped for' Harbour Festival below: … [Read more...] about Chadwick on the Harbour Festival
How about: Opening up the Harbour Wall to fishing or a section of the Harbour for a 24 hour fishing competition? Get ships and submarines in from the Navy. Special offers from the restaurants and business in the Harbour. A completely nautical themed festival - only locally caught fish and produce. Ask the yacht club to offer sailing trips. Ask the fishing club to offer fishing trips. Give the … [Read more...] about Wesley on the Harbour Festival
On 31 October 2016, Devon Koen from The Herald Live wrote: Business welcomes port plan – but condemns 2020 relocation date Days after Transnet unveiled its plans to transform the Port of Port Elizabeth into a people’s mecca with retail stores, restaurants and a maritime museum, the business community has expressed disappointment over yet another delay in moving the manganese fac … [Read more...] about Dumps delay slammed
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 7 May 2014 the Herald Live's Cindy Preller wrote: TRANSNET yesterday unveiled its R26-billion master plan for the Eastern Cape’s harbours, which will be further developed for mainly business but also leisure purposes. Although the relocation of the manganese ore facility and tank farm has been pushed back by another two years to between 2016 and 2019, the Port Elizabeth harbour will b … [Read more...] about R26bn harbour developments
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 N … [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