Kei River Mouth – Man missing

NSRI East London Lotto Rescue Runner

Geoff McGregor, NSRI East London deputy station commander, said: A Police Dive Unit will continue in an ongoing search operation for a 36 year old man from Lady Frere who has gone missing at the Kei River Mouth while he and his friend, an adult male who is also from Lady Frere, were reportedly swimming


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Surfskier rescued

Marc de Vos, NSRI Table Bay station commander, said: At 18h09, Thursday, 17th October, NSRI Table Bay duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports of surfskiers appearing to be in difficulty in heavy surf conditions, followed by eye-witness reports of red distress flares fired from paddlers on surfski’s off Mouille Point lighthouse. Multiple eye-witnesses calls


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SEA RESCUE – Port Elizabeth – Saturday, 12th October. One Fatality and three survivors after boat capsizes:

At 09h06, Saturday, 12th October, NSRI Port Elizabeth duty crew were activated following reports of a boat capsized off-shore of Noordhoek. NSRI rescue swimmers in a sea rescue vehicle, EC Government Health EMS, the EMS Aeromed 3 helicopter, Gardmed ambulance service, Relay EMS, Coastal Water Rescue (CWR), Nelson Mandela Bay (NMB) Beach office and NMB


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Teenager missing in the surf:  

Justin Erasmus, NSRI Port Elizabeth station commander, said: At 10h11, Thursday, 10th October, NSRI Port Elizabeth duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at Swartkops River Mouth, Port Elizabeth. 3 local male teenagers were reported to be swimming when they were caught in rip currents. 2 of the teenagers managed to


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Rooi Els – 2 fishermen deceased:

Ivan Bauser, NSRI Gordon’s Bay deputy station commander, said: At 14h53, Saturday, 05 October, NSRI Gordon’s Bay and NSRI Kleinmond duty crews were activated following reports of 2 men who had gone missing while fishing from the shoreline at Rooi Els, between Gordon’s Bay and Kleinmond, and it was suspected that they may have been


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Incidents Table Bay

Quentin Botha, NSRI Table Bay duty coxswain, said: At 17h00, Tuesday, 01 October, NSRI Table Bay duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following a request for a patient evacuation to hospital, from a Container ship approaching Table Bay, of 2 ship’s crew members, one suffering an injury and one with


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Durban – Patient evacuation off a ship:

Rescue 5 Alick Rennie/NSRI Paula Leech

Clifford Ireland, NSRI Durban duty coxswain, said: A 42 year old Filipino crewman of a bulk carrier has been patient evacuated from the ship off-shore of Durban this morning. NSRI Durban duty crew and Netcare 911 rescue paramedics were placed on alert late yesterday afternoon by MRCC (Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre) to prepare to patient evacuate the


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