Teenager missing

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At 17h36, Wednesday, 20th December, NSRI Richards Bay duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following reports of a drowning in the vicinity of a beach in front of RBM (Richards Bay Minerals). The sea rescue craft Spirit of Richards Bay was launched and an NSRI rescue vehicle and Police Search and


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Incidents in St Francis and Richards Bay

ST FRANCIS BAY: Sarah Smith, NSRI St Francis Bay station commander, said: At 16h09, Friday, 24th November, NSRI St Francis Bay duty crew were activated following a request for medical assistance from the fishing boat Senor Del Mundo reporting an ill crewman onboard, 2 nautical miles off-shore of the Port of St Francis. The sea rescue


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Rescues: National

PLETTENBERG BAY: Robbie Gibson, NSRI Plettenberg Bay deputy station commander, said: At 13h12 on Friday the 20th of October, NSRI Plettenberg Bay were alerted to reports of a man collapsed and unconscious at the parking area of Robberg Nature Reserve.  An ambulance had been activated and a group of people at the car park alerted NSRI to


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Island View Shipping is quite remarkable

For the last 12 years, Island View Shipping have been hosting an annual golf day in aid of Sea Rescue.   Their idea is to gather their business colleagues and associates for a game of golf and then, once they have tallied up the proceeds, Roelof Camminga will call to tell us that they are doubling


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Weekend Rescues

RICHARDS BAY: Norman Rautenbach, NSRI Richards Bay duty coxswain, said: At 13h00 on Saturday the 16th of September, NSRI Richards Bay duty crew were activated following reports of a missing teenager in the Amatikulu River Lagoon. It was reported that the teenager, a local male aged in his late teens, was crossing the river lagoon


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Man’s body recovered: Sodwana Bay

Dorian Robertson, NSRI Richards Bay station commander, said: At 13h55 on Wednesday the 13th of September, NSRI Richards Bay duty crew were alerted by the iSimangaliso Wetland Park personnel of a 36 year old Pretoria man, reported to now be living in London and on holiday with family in Sodwana Bay, missing in the surf


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Fisherman missing – Richards Bay

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RICHARDS BAY: Brynn Gericke, NSRI Richards Bay deputy station commander, said: At 12h00, Sunday, 20th August, NSRI Richards Bay duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following reports of an angler, aged approximately 36, washed off rocks by waves at Cape Vidal while fishing. Our sea rescue vehicle was dispatched carrying our


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Kommetjie, Hout Bay, Simon’s Town and Richards Bay

KOMMETJIE: Ian Klopper, NSRI Kommetjie station commander, said: At 17h08, Wednesday, 09th August, NSRI Kommetjie duty crew were activated following reports of a fire at the laundromat at the Shell garage, Kommetjie. Cape Town Fire and Rescue Services, the SA Police Services, CMR (Cape Medical Response) responded and NSRI Kommetjie dispatched NSRI crew and our


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Incidents in Sodwana Bay, Granger Bay and Monwabisi:

SODWANA: At 16h45, Saturday, 18th March, NSRI Richards Bay duty crew were alerted by Isimangaliso Wetland Park ranger Sam van Zyl of 4 men on the boat Riempies capsized off-shore of Mabibi, at 9 Miles. Isimangaliso Wetland Park rangers responded and a private dive charter company, Adventure Divers,on their boat Mnandi, responded. Mnandi’s skipper Christo van


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