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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 17 May 2012

Medevac off Arctic Princess:

The Red Cross Air Mercy Service helicopter with members of the Sea Rescue Helicopter unit aboard yesterday flew out to the ship Arctic Princess seven miles off Green Point lighthouse. A 62 year old crewman, who had suffered a stroke ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 17 May 2012


KZN SOUTH COAST – Thursday 17th May 2012. Two Incidents:PORT EDWARD:NSRI Port Edward volunteers were called out for a boat capsized off Port Edward Main Beach launch site.According to Allan Stilwell, Port Edward duty controller, it appears that the boat ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 13 May 2012

Shelly Beach Windsurfer rescued:

Following eye-witness reports of a windsurfer appearing to be in difficulty a nautical mile off Orange Rocks, Uvongo, Shelly Beach duty crew were called out at 12h41 on Sunday 13th May NSRI.The Shelly Beach duty crew launched Caltex Challenger and ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 13 May 2012

FALSE BAY Small fishing boat runs aground:

UPDATE: 15 05 2012The full extent of the grounding of a 3.5 meter boat near Monwabisi, on the False Bay Coast, Sunday, 13th May, has been revealed.Mario Fredericks, NSRI Strandfontein station commander, said:'Law Enforcement, at the Monwabisi Law Enforcement offices ...

NEWS  | Published: 12 May 2012

50m long liner aground at Clifton

On 12 May 2012, at 06h15 NSRI Table Bay duty crew were called-out by the Transnet National Ports Authority following reports of a fishing boat running aground at Clifton.On arrival on-scene our NSRI mobile units searched for the vessel from ...

NEWS  | Published: 9 May 2012

Mist causes chaos on West Coast:

Crayfish boats on the West Coast were caught unawares late yesterday afternoon when a thick mist moved in extremely fast all the way up the coast.Mykonos Sea Rescue were put on standby as the weather moved in and eight crayfish ...

RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 29 April 2012

Spear-fisherman missing, feared drowned

At 16h03 on Saturday, 28th NSRI Richards Bay crew were activated following reports of a spear-fisherman gone missing while spearfishing.A group of 4 men were free-dive spearfishing from the ski-boat Tjienkie 1 nautical mile North of St Lucia lighthouse and ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 29 April 2012

Body recovered off Kings Beach, PE

At approximately 15h10 on Sunday, 29th April, while NSRI crew assisted during the Hobie-Cat Nationals, taking place off-shore in Nelson Mandela Bay, a contestant boat reported coming across a body floating approximately 1 nautical mile off-shore of Kings Beach.'NSRI Port ...

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RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 29 April 2012

Chinese yacht towed into Simon's Town:

Sunday 29th April 2012. Damaged yacht assisted:NSRI Simon’s Town volunteer sea rescue crew were called out following a request for assistance from the 51 foot Chinese yacht O-Feeling with 5 sailors onboard, all from Xiamen, China. They were 15 nautical ...

RESCUE OPERATIONS  | Published: 25 April 2012

PORT ELIZABETH-Seaman casualty evacuated off ship:

Wednesday 25th April 2012.The Port Elizabeth Sea Rescue boat Spirit of Toft was launched at 07h00 to rendezvous with the bulk carrier Titan Condor at anchor off Port Elizabeth breakwater to casualty evacuate a 48 year old Filipino sailor suffering ...

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