Coast KZN

National Government

Department of Environmental Affairs

DEA Oceans and Coasts is the lead agency for coastal management in South Africa.

Lead Agency for Coastal Management in South Africa

National Department of Environmental Affairs: Oceans and Coasts

Deputy Director General: Judy Beaumont
Call Centre: 021 819 2493

Physical Address

Cnr, Steve Biko (previously Beatrix Street) and Soutpansberg Road 
Environmental House 
473 Steve Biko Street 

The DEA Oceans and Coasts operates under 3 directorates:


Contact Telephone Email
Oceans and Coastal Research Ashley Naidoo 021 819 5001
Intergrated Coastal Management Vacant
Specialist Services Monitoring Lisolomzi Fikizolo 021 819 2575

DEA Directorate: Coastal Pollution


Yazeed Petersen: Director 021 819 2450
Feroza Albertus-Stanley: CEO: Marine Pollution 021 819 2457
Ulric Van Bloemestein : CEO: Marine Pollution 021 819 2456
Natasha Baijnath- Pillay: CEO: Land based pollution  021 819 2409

DEA Legal Authorisations & Compliance Inspectorate


 Telephone Email 
F. Craigie: Enforcement 012 399 9460
S. Bapela: Compliance 012 399 9422
M. Dlulane: Compliance and Enforcement