11-year-old Durban boy drowns while swimming with friends

2019-09-27 14:44

The boy had initially gone missing in the lagoon while swimming with a group of friends aged between 9 and 12.

Two fishermen die, 1 survives after wave smacks boat at Port Alfred

2019-08-16 17:47

Port Alfred has lost two fishermen after their boat was broadsided by a wave as they returned home through the Kowie River mouth, according to the National Sea Rescue Institute.

NSRI rescues two fishermen in W Cape, four bulk carrier crew members near PE

2019-08-07 20:28

The National Sea Rescue Institute has saved two fishermen who got into difficulty off Macassar and four crew aboard a bulk carrier near Port Elizabeth.

Trapped humpback whale freed from fishing rope in 2-hour operation near Port Alfred

2019-08-05 16:33

After a two-hour operation, SA Whale Disentanglement Network officials have freed a 9-metre humpback whale that became entangled in fishing rope.

Distressed seal and turtle rescued from fishing net in Kommetjie

2019-08-01 09:05

A distressed seal and a loggerhead turtle have been rescued after becoming trapped in fishing net in Kommetjie.

Paddler, 72, rescued after being stung by stingray in KZN

2019-07-17 12:50

A 72-year-old man is in recovery after being stung by a Blue Stingray off Port Edward, KwaZulu-Natal.

One dead, another missing after capsized boat found adrift at sea

2019-06-27 23:19

An extensive air, sea and shoreline search is underway after a boat sailing out of Kalk Bay capsized, leaving one dead, another missing and a third hospitalised.

WATCH: Whale calf freed from fishing gear near Simon's Town

2019-06-10 07:22

A young whale calf was freed after becoming entangled in fishing rope lines near Millers Point between Simon's Town and Cape Point on Saturday.

Fishermen rescued after bumping into whale

2019-05-29 11:27

Five fishermen have been rescued after their boat struck a whale, cracking the vessel's hull in the process.

Cape Town fisherman rescued after suspected stroke

2019-03-13 17:46

The Simon's Town National Sea Rescue Institute has rescued a fisherman believed to have had a stroke on a fishing trawler south of Cape Point in Cape Town.


Massive search underway for child who disappeared while swimming at Strand beach

2019-08-25 10:30

A massive search is underway for a child who got into difficulty while swimming at Strand outside Cape Town.

PICS: Romanian crewman evacuated off crude oil tanker near Durban

2019-08-10 22:03

A crewman on a Romanian ship has been admitted to hospital after being evacuated off a crude oil tanker off-shore of the Port of Durban.

NSRI's floating stretcher earns finalist spot for international award

2019-08-07 06:18

A floating stretcher that the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) designed to extricate hikers has earned it a finalist spot for an international maritime award.

WATCH: Seal and turtle rescued from discarded fishing net

2019-08-01 18:44

A loggerhead turtle is receiving treatment at the Two Oceans Aquarium after it was found entangled in a discarded fishing net along with a Cape fur seal.

Rescuing foreign sailors and mysterious trawlers: Busy weekend for NSRI

2019-07-29 11:32

The National Sea Rescue Institute has had a busy weekend responding to multiple incidents.

One injured after boat capsizes near Plettenberg Bay

2019-07-15 15:44

Quick action from the National Sea Rescue Institute in Plettenberg Bay has resulted in the recovery of equipment as people ran into trouble at sea.

WATCH: Mommy humpback whale rescued from fishing line tangle off St Francis coast

2019-06-26 14:36

The SA Whale Disentanglement Network in conjunction with the National Sea Rescue Institute has rescued a female Humpback whale swimming with her calf.

Fisherman dies after boat capsizes near Hermanus, two still missing at sea

2019-06-06 20:12

A fisherman has died, and two have been rescued, after their boat capsized in the waves near Hermanus, the NSRI says. Meanwhile, two other men who went out searching for them are still missing at sea.

PICS: Whale shark washed ashore in Kommetjie seemingly struck by boat

2019-04-02 07:37

A whale shark measuring 5m has been found beached in Kommetjie in the Western Cape.

Cape Town fisherman bitten by shark he tried to save from nets

2019-03-06 06:31

A fisherman has earned a nasty reward for his efforts of trying to save a shark caught in fishing nets on a trawler near Port Elizabeth.

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