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STILL BAY:Nadine Hansen, NSRI Still Bay duty controller, said:At 16h00, Thursday, 02 April, NSRI Still Bay duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from a fishing trawler.The trawler required mechanical parts for repairs.Arrangements had been made for mechanics to deliver the required parts and on the arrival of the required parts in Still Bay our NSRI duty crew launched the sea rescue craft Colorpress Rescuer at 17h30 and rendezvoused with the trawler in the Bay in 15 knot Easterly winds and 2 to 3 meter swells..With all Covid-19 precautions and protocols being strictly observed the parts were delivered to the trawler crew without incident and they have made the necessary repairs.The operation completed at 18h40.DURBAN:Paul Bevis, NSRI Durban duty coxswain, said:During the mid morning of Thursday, 02 April, NSRI Durban duty crew launched the sea rescue craft Spirit of Surfski 6, accompanied by Metro Police Search and Rescue officers, to provide back-up to an Aquatic Safety jet-ski that had launched earlier to investigate Covid-19 regulations of a Catamaran motor boat crew fishing off-shore of Westbrook beach.The Aquatic Safety jet-ski, with a lifeguard crewman on board, had been required to go further out to sea than normal to intercept the ski-boat.All paperwork and documentation was found to be in order and the sea rescue craft escorted the Aquatic Safety jet-ski back to shore without incident and no further assistance was required.All Covid-19 precautions and protocols were strictly observed during the operation.
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