Donate Call for Help Now Find a Base

NSRI EMERGENCY
OPERATION CENTRE (EOC)

087 094 9774
Eikos Rescuer IV (13)At 17h20, Wednesday, 07th October, NSRI Port Elizabeth were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following a call from a member of public reporting friends of his on 5.5 meter Rigid Inflatable Boat requesting him to raise the alarm after they hit an unidentified object at sea while underway. They had lost the functioning of their boats gear box and were adrift and unable to make headway. Although not in any imminent danger they requested assistance 5 nautical miles East of the Sundays River, 2 nautical miles off-shore.We launched our sea rescue craft EIKOS RESCUER IV and on arrival on the scene, 20 nautical miles North of our base, we found all 4 men safe (all from Port Elizabeth, aged in their 30’s). They were unable to get their craft's motor into gear to get underway.A tow line was rigged and we towed them to the Coega harbour where they recovered their craft and they required no further assistance.TO REPORT A SEA RESCUE EMERGENCY DIAL 112 FROM A CELLPHONESMS 32287 with your name and a message of support for our Sea Rescue crew
Share
Next Article

Monthly draw winners announced:

Read More

You may also like

Hartbees Rescue
RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 28 September 2021

Hartbeespoort Dam – Female deceased in a car accident:

At 20h59, Monday, 27 September, NSRI Hartbeespoort Dam duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from the SA Police Services responding to reports of a vehicle gone over the edge of the Hartbeespoort Dam wall with persons reportedly ...

Nsri samsa partner 1440x500
FUNDRAISING  | Published: 28 September 2021

NSRI and SAMSA – a symbiotic relationship

SAMSA is more than a Platinum Partner to the NSRI. The two organisations work closely together to fulfil their individual mandates, while also sharing the common goal of ensuring safety at sea. ...

Rooiels
PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 28 September 2021

Watch: Daring rescue at Rooi Els

A day of crayfishing turned into a nail-biting rescue mission for three brave men at Rooi Els in the Western Cape recently. ...