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Simon's Town Paddler Rescue 21 September 2023
RESCUES  | Published: 24 September 2023

SafeTrx Alert Saves Paddler In Simon's Town

Simon McDonnell, NSRI Simon's Town station commander, said: At 16h45, Thursday, 21 September, NSRI Simon's Town duty crew were activated following NSRI EOC (Emergency Operations Centre) intercepting an NSRI SafeTrx emergency activation from a paddler reporting to be in difficulty ...

Camps Bay 22 September 2023
RESCUES  | Published: 23 September 2023

Man missing in Camps Bay

Bevan Geyser, NSRI Bakoven deputy station commander, said:At 13h53, Friday 22 September, NSRI Bakoven Station 2 was activated following eyewitness reports of a man missing at Camps Bay Beach.NSRI Bakoven Station 2, NSRI Table Bay Station 3, SA Police Services ...

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SAFETY ALERT  | Published: 23 September 2023

National Safety Alert

The South African Weather Services (SAWS) has forecasted gale-force winds and rough sea conditions at places around the Western and Eastern Cape coastlines, and extending beyond. The NSRI is appealing to seafarers and public members to be cautious.In places, affecting ...

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NEWS  | Published: 22 September 2023

Don’t forget the Open Day!

The NSRI’s annual Open Day will be taking place on Saturday, 30 September 2023, from 10am to 3pm. Don’t miss this chance to meet the people who make Sea Rescue possible. ...

Whale gqeberha 21sept
ANIMAL RESCUE  | Published: 22 September 2023

Juvenile whale assisted in a disentanglement operation

At 11h12, Thursday, 21 September, NSRI Gqeberha Station 6, including 3 NSRI Gqeberha crew trained in SA Whale Disentanglement Network (SAWDN) whale disentanglement techniques and methods, launched 2 NSRI rescue craft from the NSRI rescue station at the Port of ...

Nsri kommetjie 20sept
RESCUES  | Published: 21 September 2023

3 deceased following SA Navy vessel accident near Kommetjie in Cape Town

NSRI Kommetjie duty crew were activated after the neighbor of NSRI Kommetjie station commander Dave Smith called him on the phone reporting what he suspected to be SA Navy personnel washed off an SA Navy vessel off-shore of Slangkop Lighthouse. ...

06 JLT Rescuer
RESCUES  | Published: 20 September 2023

Spear fisherman rescued in Gqeberha

Tuesday 19 September at 15h00, after a weekend of rough seas and high winds, with the ocean around the Gqeberha and Eastern Cape coastline having calmed, a local 26 year old spear fisherman took the opportunity to launch into the ...

NSRI Port Elizabeth Eikos 2
RESCUES  | Published: 15 September 2023

Narrow escape after a skipper goes overboard his vessel in a structural accident

At 08h00, Thursday, 14 September, NSRI Gqeberha duty crew were activated following a request for urgent assistance from a harbour service vessel reporting their skipper overboard and trapped in the wheel house that had been ripped off the vessel and ...

31 AUGUST 2023: One man missing in Knysna kayaking incident
RESCUES  | Published: 31 August 2023

Update: One man missing in Knysna kayaking incident

Jerome Simonis, NSRI Knysna station commander, said: In an ongoing search operation on Thursday, 31 August, SA Police Services (SAPS) and the SAPS Water Policing and Dive Services (SAPS WPDS) continued to search for a missing man at Ashmead Channel ...

Medivac Gqeberha 31 August 2023
RESCUES  | Published: 31 August 2023

Medical evacuations at Saldanha Bay and Algoa Bay:

LANGEBAAN: Nic Stevens, NSRI Mykonos station commander, said: At 07h39, Wednesday, 30 August, NSRI Mykonos duty crew were activated following a request for medical assistance from a local 90-foot fishing trawler reported an adult fisherman crewman seriously injured onboard, 5 ...

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