SEA RESCUE – Durban – Friday, 20th September. Patient evacuation off a ship:

Rescue 5 Alick Rennie/NSRI Paula Leech

Jonathan Kellerman, NSRI Durban station commander, said: At 05h41, Friday, 20th September, NSRI Durban duty crew, accompanied by Netcare 911 rescue paramedics, launched the sea rescue craft Alick Rennie to rendezvous with a bulk carrier nearing Durban to patient evacuate a 32 year old Indonesian sailor suffering a medical complaint. The patient had been monitored


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Incidents St Francis Bay, Mossel Bay:

ST FRANCIS BAY: Sara Jane Smith, NSRI St Francis Bay station commander, said: At 06h50, Wednesday, 18th September, NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew were activated following a request for medical assistance from a Chokka fishing boat just outside of Port St Francis reporting a male adult crewman onboard suffering a medical emergency and requiring


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Incidents Sunset Beach, Kommetjie, East Coast:  

SUNSET BEACH: Stewart Seini, NSRI Lifeguard coordinator, said: At 15h27, Tuesday, 17th September, NSRI Melkbosstrand and NSRI Lifeguards were activated following reports to NSRI EOC (Emergency Operations Centre) of an adult female being swept out to sea by rip currents at Sunset Beach, between Milnerton and Table View. NSRI Melkbosstrand launched the sea rescue craft Spirit


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Annual NSRI Golf Day

Our Annual NSRI Golf day was held on 6 September at the Atlantic beach Golf Estate, which was a great success! The funds raised at this Golf day will go towards purchasing more Personal Protective Equipment to keep our volunteer crews safe in the harshest of seas and scenarios. A special thanks to our title


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Search for missing child:

Justin Erasmus, NSRI Port Elizabeth station commander, said: At 18h45, Saturday, 14th September, NSRI Port Elizabeth duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress at Swartkops River Mouth. We launched the sea rescue craft JLT Rescuer to join the SA Police Services, Coastal Water Rescue, EC Government EMS and Bluewater Bay lifeguards searching


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IMRF (International Maritime Rescue Federation) Awards 2019

Pictured here on the left, Marc Rodgers, NSRI Plettenberg Bay Station Commander and Robbie Gibson, NSRI Plettenberg Bay Coxswain holding the award presented to them at the IMRF awards ceremony in London today

SEA RESCUE – IMRF Awards – Tuesday, 10 September. IMRF (International Maritime Rescue Federation) Awards: NSRI are delighted to announce our NSRI Plettenberg Bay, Station 14, station commander Marc Rodgers and NSRI Plettenberg Bay, Station 14, coxswain Robbie Gibson, attending the IMRF (International Maritime Rescue Federation) awards in London were awarded second place, in the


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