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RESCUES  | Published: 9 July 2024

Injured Seafarer Evacuated from Storm-Battered Vessel in False Bay

On July 7, NSRI and EMS teams executed a daring rescue of a 27-year-old injured seafarer from the vessel Rio Grande Express off False Bay. Despite severe storm conditions, the patient was safely evacuated and transported to the hospital. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 9 July 2024

NSRI Richards Bay rescues man blown off course during rowing training

During a routine exercise on July 6, NSRI rescued Botswana rower Marc Germiquet off Richards Bay. Training for the "World’s Toughest Row," he requested assistance due to unexpected winds. Safely towed to shore, he joined the NSRI team for rugby ...

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SAFETY ALERT  | Published: 7 July 2024

SAFETY ALERT: Weather warning

We appeal to the public to follow SAWS (South African Weather Services) forecast weather updates and adhere to SAWS weather warnings. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 5 July 2024

A Maritime Medical Evacuation

3 July, NSRI Durban duty crew and Netcare 911 ambulance services were activated by NSRI EOC (Emergency Operations Centre) following a request from MRCC (Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre) to evacuate a 25 year old male Filipino seafarer with a medical ...

New Moon Spring Tide Alert
 | Published: 5 July 2024

SAFETY ALERT – New Moon Spring Tide

NSRI and the emergency services are appealing to bathers, boaters, paddlers, sailors, shoreline anglers and coastal hikers to be cautious around the coastline as the new moon Spring tide peaks today ( peaking on Saturday during early morning) - bringing ...

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ANIMAL RESCUE  | Published: 3 July 2024

Whale assisted in a disentanglement operation and ongoing efforts

On Friday, 28 June, the SA Whale Disentanglement Network (SAWDN) was alerted to a whale appearing to be in distress, entangled in what appeared to be a fishing line, off-shore in the Walker Bay area, Hermanus. ...