Incidents: Mykonos & Durban

WEST COAST: At 06h10, Saturday, 16th February, NSRI Station 4 Mykonos duty crew were activated following reports of a fishing trawler taking water 20 nautical miles out to sea. While NSRI crew were responding to the sea rescue base to prepare to launch sea rescue craft TNPA (Transnet National Ports Authority) confirmed that all crew


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Durban and Oyster Bay Incidents

DURBAN: Clifford Ireland, NSRI Durban duty coxswain, said: At 15h50, Wednesday, 13th February, NSRI Station 5 Durban duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following a request for medical assistance from a container ship at anchorage off-shore of Durban reporting 2 crew members fallen ill suffering from Malaria. The sea rescue


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Weekend Incidents

WILDERNESS: Mike Vonk, NSRI Wilderness deputy station commander, said: At 15h12, Saturday, 09th February, NSRI Station 23 Wilderness duty crew were activated following reports from members of the public at a Touws River campsite, Wilderness, of bystander CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) efforts being conducted on a man up the river from the camp site. Our NSRI rescue


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Loading of the ORC 140s

The loading of the SAR ORC 140’s went off without any major issue yesterday morning.  It took around 4 hrs to load and lash the two vessels down, the Maersk Hanoi has now set sail for Singapore. Well done to Andy Connell and the team in Le Havre for overseeing the loading of the two


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Fatal drowning at Elands Bay beach

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Avril Mocke, NSRI Lamberts Bay station commander, said: At 14h45, Sunday, 03 February, NSRI Lamberts Bay duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at Elands Bay beach. An NSRI member, who is a Police officer in Elands Bay, responded and NSRI crew responded from Lamberts Bay. A fire officer from Cedarberg


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