Monthly Archive: September, 2014

St Francis Chronicle September edition is now online

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? St Francis Chronicle September 2014 edition is now online. The entire paper can be read here by clicking the relevant pages at this page: http://www.safricavoyage.com/stfrancischronicle.html

Trapped whale freed by SAWDN, NSRI St Francis Bay (photos)

A juvenile Humpback whale entangled in rope and buoys near St Francis Bay was freed by SAWDN and local NSRI volunteers yesterday. The South African Whale Disentanglement Network (SAWDN) said at 2.12 pm… Continue reading

Kouga Heritage Festival 26-28 September

Cultural dance group Mothers of Heritage’s  performance will be one of the highlights of this year’s Kouga Heritage Festival. The festival will take place in the Kouga Cultural Centre in Humansdorp from Friday,… Continue reading

NSRI St Francis Bay evacuate 11 crew men after two-boats collided

  NSRI St Francis Bay sea rescue volunteer duty crew evacuated 11 crew men from a sinking boat after two boats collided offshore. It appears that the boat Southern Star (+-40m collided into… Continue reading

St Francis Chronicle September edition is now online

  St Francis Chronicle September 2014 edition is now online. The entire paper can be read here by clicking the relevant pages at this page: http://www.safricavoyage.com/stfrancischronicle.html

NSRI PE evacuates ill Burmese sailor to shore

NSRI Port Elizabeth yesterday assisted a 47 year old Burmese sailor from the Republic of the Union of Myanmar on board a ship 6 nautical miles off shore  to have medical assistance in… Continue reading

Sanccob needs equipment for ICU Facility Upgrade

 The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (Sanccob)  next to the Seal Point lighthouse in Cape St Francis is upgrading its ICU facility as a response to better the care… Continue reading

Eskom signs contract with Areva for replacement of Koeberg steam generators

Eskom has signed the contract with Areva NP for the replacement of steam generators at the Koeberg nuclear power plant. “Eskom is pleased to announce that the contract between it and Areva NP… Continue reading

NSRI warning about dangerous rip currents this week

NSRI Head office has issued a warning to people visiting or living on South African coastlines this weeks to be extra cautious as the full moon Spring Tide this week makes rip currents even more dangerous.… Continue reading

Dutch tourist airlifted from Robben Island to hospital

 A 44 year-old Dutch female tourist suffered cardiac arrest while touring Robben island and was airlifted to hospital. According to NSRI Table View  at 12.47 pm today, 6 September  NSRI Table Bay volunteer… Continue reading