Daily Archive: August 4, 2013

Petrol price to increase yet again on Wednesday this week

The petrol price is expected to increase by 32 cents a litre, the Department of Energy said on Friday.  The fuel price adjustments will be effected on Wednesday, 7 August.  Motorists will now… Continue reading

Trip to Madagascar aborted after yacht runs aground off Transkei

An NSRI Plett volunteer, his wife and their dog on a pleasure cruise to Madagascar managed to swim safely ashore after their yacht, Boundless,  hit a reef then ran aground in heavy seas… Continue reading

Filipino sailor dies of apparent heart attack offshore of PE yesterday

A 61 year-old Filipino crew member on a ship sailing to Singapore collapsed and died from an apparent heart attack yesterday 3 August 2013. Despite the NSRI Port Elizabeth and medical teams racing… Continue reading

Kempton man missing after hovercraft landed in Vaal Dam

A 43 year-old Kempton Park man disappeared in the Vaal Dam yesterday, 3 August,  after his hovercraft landed in the dam and while he was swimming ashore.  NSRI Vaal Dam volunteer sea rescue… Continue reading