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Nic is a former freelance journalist based in Cape Town, South Africa, with a solid maritime background, having experience of operating vessels in the north and south Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean and the Pacific Ocean.
As appointed MTI Network Partner since 2011, providing 24/7 crisis media response coverage for the Africa region, Nic has provided MTI clients with media training, incident response, training drill response and other support as required.
His security connections through Concord, a specialist Maritime and Oil and Gas Safety Training company, ensures well established relationships with many of the Oil and Gas Majors operating in West and East Africa and can offer clients unique insights into regional issues of relevance to communications risk management.
Nic and his team pride themselves on direct access to and personal contacts with the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA), the regional authority in all matters maritime, as well as their extensive media network covering mainstream print and online publications.
Working relationships are maintained with Transnet National Ports Authority as well as in Namibia and Angola on the West Coast and in Mozambique on the East Coast.
Nic is also fluent in English, German and Afrikaans.