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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Scarborough – Wednesday, 06th May. Response to entangled whale appearing to be in distress:

SCARBOROUGH: Ian Klopper, SAWDN team leader, said: At 16h31, Wednesday, 06th May, SAWDN (SA Whale Disentanglement Network) were activated following reports from a Scarborough resident of a whale appearing to be entangled in fishing rope and in distress off-shore of Scarborough. NSRI Kommetjie sea rescue craft, Spirit of the Vines and IL Batello, accompanied by SAWDN


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Friday, 01 May. Incidents Port Elizabeth and Table Bay:

PORT ELIZABETH: Justin Erasmus, NSRI Port Elizabeth station commander, said: At 11h15, Thursday, 30th April, NSRI Port Elizabeth duty crew were alerted by TNPA (Transnet National Ports Authority) requesting NSRI assistance to patient evacuate an adult male Filipino crewman from a bunkering tanker at anchorage off-shore of the Port of Port Elizabeth. The crewman required


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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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