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VACANCIES  | Published: 13 March 2023

Vacancy: Emergency Operations Centre Operator

Sea Rescue is looking to appoint an Emergency Control Room Operator based at Milnerton. This is a shift-based role, involving both day and night shifts of 12-hour durations. (07h00 to 19h00 & 19h00 to 07h00). Purpose: To assist stations to ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 12 March 2023

SCOTTBURGH – Teenager missing

Police Search and Rescue are continuing in an ongoing search for a 17 year old male who went missing at Scottburgh Beach on Saturday, 11 March. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 12 March 2023

Update Wilderness search and incidents at Wilderness, Sedgefield, Bantry Bay and Durban

NSRI Wilderness and George Fire and Rescue Services are assisting the Police Dive Unit continuing in an ongoing search for an 18 year old student male who remains missing at Wilderness. Also, A 70 year old German tourist is recovering ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 11 March 2023

Male missing, female deceased following a swimming accident

At 16h09, Friday, 10 March, NSRI Wilderness duty crew were activated following reports of a drowning in progress in front of Views Hotel, Wilderness. ...

RESCUES  | Published: 8 March 2023

Man rescued from the harbour at V&A Waterfront

At approximately 13h00, Sunday, 5 March, NSRI Table Bay, while at sea conducting routine training exercises, intercepted an MOB (man overboard) alert. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 7 March 2023

Search for a missing man is ongoing in Port Edward

Police Search and Rescue are continuing in an ongoing search for a local 20 year old man who went missing at Grannys Pool after he was caught in a rip current and swept out to sea while swimming. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 2 March 2023

Critically injured female extricated before being transported to hospital

In a technical high-angle rescue and technical swift water rescue operation a female found critically injured at the Hartbeespoort Dam wall was extricated before being transported to the hospital in a serious but stable condition. ...

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RESCUES  | Published: 28 February 2023

British tourist injured on the Otter Trail

A British tourist slipped and fell during a hike along the Southern Cape's Otter Trail ...

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 | Published: 28 February 2023


The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) provides an essential rescue service to anybody who finds themselves in difficulty on South African coastal and inland waters. South Africa has a vast array of water users and each life lost means a ...

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RESCUE BASES  | Published: 28 February 2023

Base showcase: Station 22 (Vaal Dam)

Eat, sleep, train, repeat. This is the mantra of the NSRI crew at one of only five inland dam bases in the country. ...

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