Panayiota K, apparently emptying her bilges and holding tanks inside the port leaving a brown polluted slimy film on the surface of the water. Some scientists say that the presence of Red Tide in our bay can be traced to these ‘foreign waters’ being emptied in our bay.
Silke and Rainer Schimpf (Sardine Run PE) took this photograph the day after the sinking of the Crayfishing boat Baratz off of Cape Recife.
At 14h00, Thursday, 26th November, NSRI Port Elizabeth duty crew were activated by the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) following a request for urgent assistance from the 29 meter steel Crayfish boat Baratz reporting to be taking water with no motor power and adrift at sea South East of Cape Recife, Port Elizabeth, with 25 crew onboard in rough sea conditions of 4 to 5 meter swells and up to 20 knots South Easterly winds.
All crew were brought to shore safely aboard SAAF helicopters and a roll call confirmed that all casualty crew were accounted for and safe and in the care of EMS paramedics and NSRI rescuers.
Read more: http://mype.co.za/new/we-are-in-danger-of-destroying-our-hope-spot/56761/2015/11 AND http://mype.co.za/new/fishing-boat-sinks-off-cape-recife/56718/2015/11
Date: November 27, 2015 17:14
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