Witsand – Tuesday, 02 June. Boat capsized

Witsand

WITSAND: Hennie Kok, NSRI Witsand deputy station commander, said: At 16h17, Tuesday, 02 June, NSRI Witsand duty crew were activated following reports of a boat capsized off-shore of the Breede River Mouth at The Bar. Our NSRI duty crew responded to our NSRI rescue base and the sea rescue craft Breede Rescuer was launched and


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Cape Town – Monday, 01 June: Incidents for Bakoven and Kommetjie

Picture: Craig McIver/NSRI

BAKOVEN: Craig McIver, NSRI Bakoven duty coxswain, said: At 10h58, Monday, 01 June, NSRI Bakoven duty crew were activated following eye witness reports to NSRI EOC (Emergency Operations Centre) of an object floating in the ocean off-shore between Oudekraal and Bakoven. An NSRI Bakoven shore team responded to investigate and an orange object was spotted floating


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Incidents – False Bay and St Francis Bay:

FALSE BAY: Andrew de Kock, NSRI Simon’s Town duty coxswain, said: At 13h31, Wednesday, 13th of May, NSRI Simon’s Town duty crew were placed on alert following investigations that were initiated after a local Kalk Bay fishing trawler skipper reported to NSRI Simon’s Town duty controllers that their fishing trawler was at anchor in Pringle


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Fisherman deceased following boating accident

At 19h01, Tuesday, 12th May, NSRI Mykonos duty crew were activated following reports from WC Government Health EMS of a man in difficulties on a small boat off-shore of Mosselbank, Paternoster. NSRI Mykonos dispatched a sea rescue vehicle, towing the sea rescue craft Spirit of Rotary – East London, and NSRI Mykonos rescue swimmers, the


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Incidents at St Helena Bay and Durban

ST HELENA BAY: Mike Shaw, NSRI Mykonos station commander, said: At 17h46, Monday, 27th April, NSRI Mykonos duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from 6 fishermen on a commercial 6 meter open fishing boat experiencing battery power failure 10 nautical miles off Noord Blinder, St Helena Bay. The sea rescue craft Spirit


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Incidents in Durban, Mossel Bay and Hout Bay:

DURBAN: Jonathan Kellerman, NSRI Durban station commander, said: On Saturday, 25th April, NSRI Durban duty crew and Netcare 911 ambulance services were tasked to launch a mission on Sunday morning to patient evacuate a 34 year old male crewman, from Kuala Lumpur, suffering a medical complaint, not Covid-19 related, off a crude oil tanker. At


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Gansbaai, Durban and Cape Town Incidents

GANSBAAI: Deon Langenhoven, NSRI Hermanus station commander, said: At 14h52, Friday, 10th April, NSRI Hermanus were alerted to reports of a crewman requiring medical assistance on a fishing trawler heading towards Gansbaai. NSRI Hermanus initiated investigations and in cooperation with Telkom Maritime Radio Services, Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) and a WC Government Health EMS


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