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At 13h30 on Thursday the 29th May, NSRI East London volunteer sea rescue duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority following a request for medical assistance from the 207 meter bulk carrier EM CHIOS, sailing from Walvis Bay to Sri Lanka, reporting a 45 year old crewman on board to be suffering a high temperature.Our NSRI East London volunteer sea rescue duty crew launched our sea rescue craft SPIRIT OF LOTTO, accompanied by EC Government Health EMS rescue paramedics and responded.On arrival on-scene, 5 nautical miles off of the East London Port, an NSRI rescue crewman and EMS rescue paramedic were transferred aboard the ship. The patient, a Filipino, was found to be in a stable condition and he was transferred onto our sea rescue craft and brought to shore where an EMS ambulance transported him to hospital for further treatment.Spirit of Lotto Spirit of Lotto approaches the ship.
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