What do we do at BlueCape?

BlueCape was established in 2019 to support businesses and investors in the ocean economy, to remove barriers to entry and to support skills development and transformation for job creation. BlueCape works with its founding partners, the City of Cape Town, and the V&A Waterfront to support local provincial and national government to build a resilient ocean economy.

How we do our work?

Share market intelligence | Policy & regulatory advocacy & support | Facilitating market access | Skills development | Networking & events


Through interactions with businesses, investors, government and academia, BlueCape’s sector desks collect, create, and disseminate market intelligence on the ocean economy.


BlueCape has developed a wide network of key players in the ocean economy. We work closely with businesses, industry associations, government and universities.

BlueCape membership is free

Access the latest sector information | Interact with key players in your sector

Our vision is for a vibrant Cape Ocean Economy

The blue economy is growing. BlueCape supports and drives new developments and interventions in this space.