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Naresh Sewnath Senior Harbour Master at Transnet National Ports Authority, South Africa


Captain Sewnath was appointed Senior Harbour Master of the Transnet National Ports Authority of South Africa in 2014 and is responsible for strategic alignment of all eight Transnet port Harbour Masters in terms of the Harbour Master function of the safety of navigation, VTS and pilotage, management of Dangerous Goods and the implementation of manuals. Capt Sewnath has also been involved in the implementation of national Harbour Master projects including the recent implementation of the Integrated Port Management System, supporting Harbour Masters from the central office of the Chief Harbour Master. Capt Sewnath was previously Harbour Master at Mossel Bay, 2005 to 2009, and Port of East London, 2010 to 2014, and also worked as a VTS Manager from 2002-2004, and Tug Master from 1995 to 2001 in the Port of Durban.