Donate Shop Call for Help Now Find a Base

NSRI EMERGENCY
OPERATION CENTRE (EOC)

087 094 9774
Matthys Koch, NSRI Lamberts Bay station commander, said:At 18h30, Wednesday, 11th April, NSRI Lamberts Bay duty crew were activated to assist 6 local fishermen on the Snoek fishing boat 3 Coins suffering motor mechanical problems 3.5 nautical miles North West of Lamberts Bay at fishing grounds.Our sea rescue craft Douglas Murray was launched and on NSRI's arrival on the scene the fishermen were found safe and a tow-line was rigged and we towed them towards Lamberts Bay harbour.Approximately 1.5 nautical miles from the harbour the tow-line was transferred to their fellow fishing boat Alcana and we escorted them with Alcana towing the casualty craft into the harbour without incident.Once recovered no further assistance was required and the operation was completed at 20h30.The fishing boat Alcana and her crew are commended for assisting. -ENDS- TO REPORT A SEA RESCUE EMERGENCY DIAL 112 FROM A CELLPHONE
Next Article

Boat capsized in Shelly Beach

Read More

You may also like

Station 11 Port Alfred 2
RESCUES  | Published: 27 February 2024

A surfer in difficulty at Kellys Beach, Port Alfred.

Chris Pike, NSRI Port Alfred station commander, said: At 17h05, Monday, 26 February, NSRI Port Alfred duty crew were activated following reports of a surfer in difficulty at Kellys Beach, Port Alfred. ...

2024 02 18 Gordons Bay 1
RESCUES  | Published: 18 February 2024

NSRI Gordons Bay Reacts to Beach Incident Near Naval Base

NSRI Gordons Bay duty crew were activated following eyewitness reports of a drowning in progress at a beach next to Gordons Bay Main Beach (next to the Gordons Bay Naval Base). ...

Simons Town Rescue 10
RESCUES  | Published: 18 February 2024

National Incidents

NSRI Richards Bay duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from 3 South African men on a sailing yacht reporting to be caught in heavy seas off-shore of Richards Bay motoring with one of their two motors after ...