Donate Call for Help Now Find a Base

NSRI EMERGENCY
OPERATION CENTRE (EOC)

087 094 9774
Marc de Vos, NSRI Table Bay duty coxswain, said:At 21h38, Monday, 03 September, NSRI Table Bay duty crew were alerted by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) reporting a man injured on the cargo ship UAL Lobito off-shore of the Port of Table Bay at anchorage.2 men were reportedly found to be unauthorised persons aboard the ship that had departed Table Bay Port earlier and one of the men had reportedly been injured from a fall onboard the ship. The ship had put to anchor and raised the alarm.NSRI Table Bay launched the sea rescue craft Spirit of Vodacom accompanied by WC Government Health EMS rescue paramedics and rendezvoused with the ship at her anchorage in Table Bay and the SA Police Services were alerted.On arrival at the ship 2 NSRI rescue swimmers and the 2 EMS rescue paramedics were put aboard the ship and the injured man was found to be in a barely accessible area of the ship amongst containers and crew of the ship were unable to reach the location.A technical rescue operation using high angle ropes and equipment commenced and the man, aged 22, suffering a suspected fractured ankle sustained from a fall, was extricated by the rescue crew using a Stokes basket stretcher and high angle ropes and equipment and he was medically cared for by the EMS rescue paramedics.The second man, aged 18, was in the care of ships crew and was not injured.They are both reportedly from Tanzania.Both were transferred onto our sea rescue craft and brought into the Port of Table Bay and the injured patient has been transported to hospital by EMS ambulance in a stable condition and the teenager has been taken into the care of the Sea Borderline Police and an investigation into the incident and the circumstances has been opened by Police. TO REPORT A SEA RESCUE EMERGENCY DIAL 112 FROM A CELLPHONE
Share
Next Article

3 men rescued from capsized boat - HAWSTON. Search for paddlers a false alarm with good intentions - False Bay:

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. ...