Donate Call for Help Now Find a Base

NSRI EMERGENCY
OPERATION CENTRE (EOC)

087 094 9774
NSRI Mykonos Gemini Rescuer II.Casper Frylinck, NSRI Mykonos station commander, said:At 13h00, Thursday, 26th October, NSRI Mykonos duty crew were placed on alert to prepare for a patient evacuation of an injured 24 year old crewman from the Iron Ore carrier MV Cape Enterprise that was heading towards St Helena Bay and due in the early evening.The crewman, a South African, was suffering from an injured left thumb and the ships Master, in communications with MRCC (Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre) and a Government Health EMS duty doctor, it was deemed necessary for the crewman to be evacuated to the nearest hospital as soon as possible for further treatment.At 16h30, NSRI Mykonos duty crew prepared the sea rescue craft for the operation and the sea rescue craft Gemini Rescuer II was towed to St Helena Bay where the sea rescue craft was launched and rendezvoused with MV Cape Enterprise 8 nautical miles off shore of St Helena Bay.In rough seas with a 35 knot South Westerly wind and 3 to 4 meter choppy sea swells the injured sailor was found to be in a stable and satisfactory condition, walking wounded, and he was transferred onto the sea rescue craft and brought to shore and the ships agent transported the sailor to hospital for further treatment.NSRI Mykonos duty crew returned to base.TO REPORT A SEA RESCUE EMERGENCY DIAL 112 FROM A CELLPHONE
Share
Next Article

Search for missing man

Read More

You may also like

28471500 1756939531033894 6698045495756980224 n
ANIMAL RESCUE  | Published: 18 September 2021

Hartbeespoort Dam – Dog rescued:

At 14h20, Friday, 17 September, NSRI Hartbeespoort Dam duty crew were activated following multiple eye-witness reports of a dog in the middle of Hartbeespoort Dam and appearing to be in difficulty swimming in the direction from Mariners Village, Kosmos, towards Pecanwood. ...

197002094 4235422629852930 8017248573942838702 n
RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 18 September 2021

Yzerfontein – 2 fishermen deceased

At 09h46, Friday, 17 September, NSRI Yzerfontein duty crew and the SA Police Services were activated following reports from a local fishing vessel that they were heading towards Yzerfontein harbour with 8 crew onboard of which 2 crewmen were suspected to be deceased. ...

IMRF Awards Background
AWARDS  | Published: 14 September 2021

Waves of elation sweep across the NSRI after winning two Awards

Stories of dedication, selflessness, bravery and innovation dominated the International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) Awards ceremony today with the NSRI winning two international awards. ...