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RESCUE  | Published: 28 June 2022

Plettenberg Bay – Fatal shark incident

NSRI Plettenberg Bay duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports of a shark incident involving a swimmer at Sanctuary Beach, on the Robberg side of Robberg 5, Plettenberg Bay. ...

Station 23 Wilderness 02
RESCUES  | Published: 28 June 2022

Incidents at Swart River and at Karatara

NSRI Wilderness duty crew were alerted to reports of a truck that left the roadway at a low lying bridge on the Karatara River, Karatara Road, Karatara, inland of Sedgefield, with the truck reportedly trapped in rapid flowing water. AND ...

STATION 10 Simonstown
RESCUES  | Published: 27 June 2022

Cape Point – Fishing vessel capsizes:

At 04h44, Sunday, 26 June, NSRI EOC (Emergency Operations Centre) were alerted by Telkom Maritime Radio Services and by MRCC (Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre) of a Saldanha Bay 24 meter fishing vessel capsized and that there were casualties in the ...

Gqeerha Station 6
RESCUES  | Published: 27 June 2022

Gqeberha – Aircraft accident

At 21h20, Saturday, 25 June, NSRI EOC (Emergency Operations Centre) were alerted by ARCC of a light aircraft overdue at a Gqeberha airfield during a flight from Gqeberha to Kenton-On-Sea and missing during the return leg from Kenton-On-Sea to Gqeberha. ...

Station 17 Hermanus 02
RESCUES  | Published: 23 June 2022

Incidents around the coast over the past few days at Hermanus, St Helena Bay and Shelly Beach

NSRI Hermanus duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from a local whale watching boat reporting engine trouble and requiring assistance to get to the harbour. Also, NSRI Mykonos duty crew were activated following a request for assistance ...

Station 21 St Francis 01
RESCUES  | Published: 19 June 2022

Commendable efforts to avert a disaster at sea in a boating accident

NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew were activated following multiple eye-witness reports of a boat that appeared to capsize off-shore of the Krom River Mouth with 3 male casualties reported to be in the water. ...

Station 23 Wilderness 01
RESCUES  | Published: 18 June 2022

Southern Cape – Fisherman missing after being swept off rocks by waves

NSRI Wilderness duty crew were activated following reports of a fisherman swept off rocks at Klein Voelklip near to Herolds Bay. ...

Station 5 Durban 01
RESCUES  | Published: 17 June 2022

1 man missing, 8 survivors after boat capsizes

NSRI Durban duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following reports of a ski-boat taking on water off-shore of Vetchies, Durban. ...

Station 17 Hermanus 01
RESCUES  | Published: 17 June 2022

Body recovery operation in Hermanus and a fisherman missing at sea South of Cape Point

NSRI Hermanus duty crew were activated following a call from a commercial whale watching vessel reporting that they had come across a body adrift at sea approximately 1 nautical mile South of Hermanus Harbour. AND NSRI Simonstown duty crew were ...

Station 42 Kleinmond 03
RESCUES  | Published: 8 June 2022

2 bodies adrift at sea located and recovered in two separate cases

In 2 cases , on Tuesday, 7 June, NSRI and Police divers located and recovered 2 bodies adrift at sea, at Hangklip and at Simonstown. ...

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