Mass non-fatal drowning incident in PE

Ryan Meyer, NSRI Port Elizabeth duty controller, said: Just after midday, Saturday, 03 March, NSRI Port Elizabeth duty crew and the NMB (Nelson Mandela Bay) Water Emergency Rescue Network were activated following reports of multiple persons in difficulty in the surf at Cape Recife. An NSRI rescue vehicle, NSRI rescue swimmers, Coastal Water Rescue Unit, EC


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Patient evacuation off ship: Port Elizabeth

Justin Erasmus, NSRI Port Elizabeth deputy station commander, said: At 13h30, Thursday, 01st March, NSRI Port Elizabeth duty crew, accompanied by an EC Government Health EMS rescue paramedic, aboard the sea rescue craft Spirit of Toft, rendezvoused with the Motor Vessel MV Sakizaya Justice, sailing from Singapore to the United States, to patient evacuate a


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Unclaimed clothing found on beach & fishing boat aground

OSLO BEACH: Jeremiah Jackson, NSRI Shelly Beach station commander, said: At 07h05, Saturday, 10th February, NSRI Shelly Beach duty crew were activated following reports from an eye-witness walking on the beach at Oslo Beach (near to Port Shepstone) where the eye-witness, walking her dogs on the beach, grew concerned after happening upon 2 sets of clothing folded and on the


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Busy start to the weekend

Picture Andrew Ingram / Sea Rescue

ST FRANCIS BAY: Sarah Smith, NSRI St Francis Bay station commander, said: At 19h25, Friday, 19th January, NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew were activated following a request for medical assistance from the Chokka fishing vessel Viagro. A 33 year old male crewman, from Plettenberg Bay, suffering dehydration onboard the Chokka fishing boat, was taken off


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Patient Evacuation off Fishing Trawler

Justin Erasmus, NSRI Port Elizabeth deputy station commander, said: At 08h00 on Wednesday the 22nd of November, NSRI Port Elizabeth duty crew, accompanied by 2 EC Government Health EMS rescue paramedics, prepared to launch the sea rescue craft Spirit of Toft to respond to rendezvous with the super oil tanker Caribbean Glory, in Algoa Bay, following a


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Patient evacuation off ship

Ian Gray, NSRI Port Elizabeth station commander, said: At 17h00 on Wednesday the 25th of October, NSRI Port Elizabeth duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following reports of a 39 year old Croation crewman suffering a leg injury onboard the MV Almi Navigator – last Port of call Singapore. The


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