Assistance at motor vehicle accident:

Quentin Power, NSRI Ballito station commander, said: At approximately 23h00, Monday, 12th November, NSRI Ballito duty crew, SRU (Specialised Rescue Unit) and the SA Police Services responded to the Dudley Pringle Dam, Sandfields area, following reports of a motor vehicle accident. On arrival on the scene we found a vehicle semi-submerged and trapped in dense hyacinth

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Yacht assisted

Jacques Kruger, NSRI Richards Bay duty coxswain, said: At 17h00, Tuesday, 06th November, NSRI Richards Bay duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following a request for assistance from a yacht reporting motor mechanical failure in the Port of Richards Bay and requiring assistance to get to her mooring. The yacht

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Another life is saved

Safety Alert NSRI are urging the public to swim at beaches only where and when lifeguards are on duty and swim within the safe demarcated swimming zones posted by lifeguards using their red and yellow flags.   PORT EDWARD: Alan Stilwell, NSRI Port Edward duty controller, said: At 12h32, Wednesday, 24th October, NSRI Port Edward

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SafeTrx emergency false alarm

Spirit of Vodacom rescue crew: Back row: Dr Tome Mendes, Heidi McAllister, Coxswain: Marc de Vos, Mia Salonen, Albert van Wyk. Front row: Stuart Lewis, Jess Thomson, Monique Martin, Stuart Main

Marc de Vos, NSRI Table Bay duty coxswain, said: At 18h29, NSRI Table Bay duty crew, during routine training exercises, we were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following a NSRI RSA SafeTrx emergency activation intercepted by MRCC (Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre) indicating a local paddler on a surf ski off-shore of Queens Beach, Sea Point,

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Rescue reports and updates

File image: Dr Berend Maarsingh

MONWABISI: On Wednesday, 26th September, the SA Police Services confirmed that a Police Dive Unit recovered a body of a male at Monwabisi, believed to be that of a 29 year old male that succumbed to the elements in a drowning accident on Monday, 24th September. Formal identification is being arranged by the SA Police

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