Monthly Archive: August, 2013

Urgent!! Volunteers needed to take oiled birds from Plett to Cape St Francis

Volunteer driers are urgently needed to take oiled birds from Plettenberg Bay to Cape St Francis following the spilling of oil from the bulk carrier Kiani Satu that ran aground off Knysna last… Continue reading

Big line up of SA’s top music stars at Mandela’s Sports & Culture Day

Award-winning artists like DJ Black Coffee, Zahara, Toya Delazy, Mafikizolo, DJ CNDO, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Salif Keita and Kurt Darren are part of the line-up for the  Nelson Mandela Sports and Culture Day… Continue reading

Car ploughs off the pier at VA Waterfront this afternoon

A man died when the vehicle he was driving went over the East Pier of the Port of Table Bay at Cape Town’s  V&A Waterfront this afternoon, 11 August.  A  passenger managed to get… Continue reading

Four Hermanus men adrift off Hermanus found after extensive search

 Following an extensive search by three NSRI sea rescue craft, plus an aerial search by a Red cross helicopter,  four men adrift on a rubber duck 12 nautical miles off-shore of Hermanus were… Continue reading

NSRI call-outs for body washed up, fire dancer catching alight and capsized rubber duck

From a body washed up to a fire dancer catching alight to a capsized rubber duck these were callouts at NSRI stations at Wilderness, Knysna and Melkbosstrand yesterday. WILDERNESS: NSRI Wilderness volunteer sea… Continue reading

Russia to train nuclear industry experts for SA

Russia’s State Nuclear Power Corporation, Rosatom has decided to start training nuclear industry specialists for South Africa  Rosatom is planning to bid for the construction of nuclear power plants in South Africa.  Rusatom Overseas,… Continue reading

NSRI Knysna latest update (3): All crew members of foreign ship safe ashore

The 19 crew members on board the foreign ship Kiani Satu were airlifted  to shore by a Titan helicopters Sikorski 76 helicopter in relays . They were all safely ashore at just past… Continue reading

NSRI Knysna latest update: Crew members from foreign ship brought ashore

All 19 crew members of the foreign 165 meter rice bulk carrier container ship  Kiani Satu are being evacuated off the casualty ship in relays by NSRI Knysna and NSRI Wilderness sea rescue… Continue reading

NSRI Knysna: Latest update on foreign ship

The Kiani Satu is a 165 meter rice carrier bulk container ship, acccording to ‘a correction and update’ sent out by the NSRI at around 8 am.  The latest NSRI release says that… Continue reading

NSRI teams poised to act if large foreign ship runs aground

A foreign 165 meter rice carrier, bulk container ship  Kiani Satu Is at risk of running aground at Walker Bay, Buffels Bay, between Knysna and Sedgefield this morning and NSRI teams, plus a helicopter are… Continue reading