Is Operation Phakisa failing the Ship Repair Sector?

Is Operation Phakisa failing the ship repair sector?

Slow progress on maintenance of facilities thwarts ship repair sector

Hailed as an industry capable of delivering much-needed jobs to the South African economy, the ship repair and marine engineering sector has in reality shed hundreds of jobs and seen the demise of one of the country’s largest ship repair companies during the five years since the launch of Operation Phakisa – an initiative that was developed to focus on identifying and solving challenges in a number of maritime sectors including this one.  ....

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