Incidents: Mykonos & Durban

WEST COAST: At 06h10, Saturday, 16th February, NSRI Station 4 Mykonos duty crew were activated following reports of a fishing trawler taking water 20 nautical miles out to sea. While NSRI crew were responding to the sea rescue base to prepare to launch sea rescue craft TNPA (Transnet National Ports Authority) confirmed that all crew


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Durban and Oyster Bay Incidents

DURBAN: Clifford Ireland, NSRI Durban duty coxswain, said: At 15h50, Wednesday, 13th February, NSRI Station 5 Durban duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following a request for medical assistance from a container ship at anchorage off-shore of Durban reporting 2 crew members fallen ill suffering from Malaria. The sea rescue


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Fatal drowning at Elands Bay beach

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Avril Mocke, NSRI Lamberts Bay station commander, said: At 14h45, Sunday, 03 February, NSRI Lamberts Bay duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at Elands Bay beach. An NSRI member, who is a Police officer in Elands Bay, responded and NSRI crew responded from Lamberts Bay. A fire officer from Cedarberg


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Yacht assisted and jet-skier assisted:  

Clifford Ireland, NSRI Durban duty coxswain, said: At 12h19, Tuesday, 29th January, NSRI Station 5 Durban duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following a request for assistance from a local yacht on a morning cruise with 3 crew onboard reported to have struck an unidentified object while sailing causing rudder


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2 teenagers struck by lightening:

Gerhard Potgieter, NSRI Gauteng station commander, said: At approximately 17h00, Saturday, 26th January, during a National rowing regatta at Victoria Lake, Germiston, after the regatta had been called off due to thunderstorms, and final packing-up was underway, a male rowing coach, 19, and a male learner, 14, from a Cape Town school, were struck by lightening, sustaining


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Dolphin beached – Jeffreys Bay. 2 Scuba divers transported to hospital 1 in a critical condition – Simonstown. yacht assisted – Knysna:

JEFFREYS BAY: Ernie Schmidt, NSRI Jeffreys Bay duty controller, said: At 12h43, Saturday, 26th January, NSRI Station 37 Jeffreys Bay duty crew were activated following reports from members of the public of a dolphin washed onto rocks at Lower Point, Jeffreys Bay. NSRI crew responded to the scene where we found an adult dolphin beached


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