Fatal pedestrian accident:

Port Edward

John Nicholas, NSRI Port Edward station commander, said: At 08h00, Friday, 07th September, NSRI Port Edward medical crew were activated  following reports of a pedestrian motor vehicle accident in Glenmore on the R61 motorway. NSRI medics responded and KwaZulu ambulance services, Port Edward Safety and the SA Police Services responded. On arrival on the scene sadly


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Rescues: National

CAPE ST FRANCIS: At 15h10, Friday, 10th August, NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew were activated following reports of a kite-surfer in difficulty off-shore of Cape St Francis. The sea rescue craft Spirit of St Francis II was launched and on arrival on the scene, the kite-boarder, a local man aged in his early 50’s was found


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NSRI assist at motor vehicle accident:

John Nicholas, NSRI Port Edward station commander, said: At 12h00, Wednesday, 08th August, NSRI Port Edward medical crew were activated to assist at a motor vehicle accident on the Ezingweni Road involving 2 motor vehicles, a light pick up (LDV) and a hatchback. Our Sea Rescue vehicle responded and on arrival on the scene NSRI medics


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Boat capsizes in surf

NSRI Port Edward wild coast sun RescuerPicture: / Sea Rescue

John Nicholas, NSRI Port Edward station commander, said: At 08h06, Monday, 26th March, NSRI Port Edward duty crew were activated following reports of a boat capsized at Glenmore Beach, 5 kilometres South of Port Edward. A sea rescue 4×4 vehicle, the SA Police Services and KZN Private ambulance services responded. On arrival on the scene, 3 men from a


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Paragliding accident, fatal drowning and medical assistance

NSRI Mykonos Gemini Rescuer II.

LAMBERTS BAY: Matthys Koch, NSRI Lambert’s Bay station commander, said: At 15h30, Friday, 02nd March, NSRI Lambert’s Bay duty crew were activated following a request for assistance from 2 fishermen on a Crayfish Bakkie (small open boat) reporting motor mechanical failure off Muisbosskerm. The sea rescue craft Douglas Murray was launched and on arrival on the


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Incidents at Umkomaas, Shelly Beach, Mossel Bay:

UMKOMAAS: Correction: Keryn van der Walt was not the skipper of the dive charter boat at the time – but contributed to the media statement as Spokesperson for Agulhas House… Corrected media statement below…. At 07h13, Friday, 08th December, the Agulhas House charter craft Agulhas 3 capsized while launching from Umkomaas for a scuba diving trip to Aliwal


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Floods

NSRI Durban, NSRI Shelly Beach and NSRI Port Edward and emergency services are fully deployed assisting at floods in and around the Kwa-Zulu Natal North and South coasts. NSRI Durban dispatched their sea rescue vehicle and rescue swimmers fully kitted in wet suits. NSRI Port Edward dispatched their sea rescue vehicle and Discovery Rescue Runner


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Search for suspected swimmer in difficulty – Port Edward. Response to Maritime Pilot fallen overboard – Table Bay:

PORT EDWARD: Alan Stilwell, NSRI Port Edward duty controller, said: At 14h26, Monday, 04 September, NSRI Port Edward duty crew were activated following eye-witness reports of an unidentified object seen floating in the water at Black Rock, Port Edward. The eye-witness reported seeing what was thought to be a person or an object in the water


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