Three injured Filipino crewmen evacuated from a ship in Durban coast

Three Filipino crewmen were evacuated after they were injured while on-board along the Durban coast on Wednesday, 9 June 2021.

Three injured Filipino crewmen evacuated from a ship in Durban coast

Three Filipino crewmen were evacuated after they were injured while on-board along the Durban coast on Wednesday, 9 June.

The crew were injured on board during normal ships operations while deep sea passing around the South African coastline. One of the crewmen had to be airlifted to hospital.

NSRI RESCUES FILIPINO CREWMEN IN DURBAN PORT

NSRI Durban duty coxswain, Paul Bevis, said that at 21h31, Tuesday, 8 June, NSRI Durban duty crew and ambulance services were dispatched for arrival of a motor container vessel with the crewmen.

“It was initially planned to leave the rescue paramedics on the vessel to treat the patients on board and then evacuate the casualties off the vessel at first light.

“On arrival at the vessel, in calm seas and rapidly improving sea conditions, the rescue paramedics and NSRI rescue swimmers were transferred onto the vessel and the patients, 2 in serious conditions, were stabilised and in a technical rope high angle operation all 3 were transferred onto the sea rescue craft.”

Bevis said that a Netcare 911 HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Services) helicopter and Netcare 911 ambulance were dispatched to stand-by at the sea rescue station.

“One man, in a serious but stable condition, was airlifted to hospital by a Netcare 911 helicopter and the remaining two men, one in a serious but stable condition and one in a stable condition, were transported to hospital by Netcare 911 ambulance. The operation completed at 06:05.”

THREE RESCUED AFTER LUXURY YACHT RUNS AGROUND ON ROBBEN ISLAND

On Wednesday, 9 June NSRI confirmed the rescue of three men on Tuesday 8 June, after their luxury yacht ran aground at the Robben Island, Cape Town.

The Princess power yacht was sold by Boating World SA. It was a used Princess 45, one of the world’s top power yacht models. 

“On arrival on the scene, in calm seas and dense fog, the vessel was found to be hard aground and listing. A rescue swimmer was deployed to swim and wade to the vessel. In relays of one at a time the three casualty crew were assisted to shore by the NSRI rescue swimmer and they were assisted by DEFF officers on the land side.

“Efforts to pull the yacht off the rocks were investigated but In the low tide the effort was abandoned and an anchor was deployed to attempt to hold the yacht away from the shore at high tide that was due in the early hours of the morning. Disaster Risk Management control were alerted.”

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Rooibos Beef Curry served with Roti – Beat the winter chill

Gather the family and get ready for a hearty winter meal that will warm you from the inside-out!

Rooibos Beef Curry served with Roti – Beat the winter chill

Fill your kitchen with the aroma of mouth-watering spices before indulging in a feast of fantastic flavours. This Rooibos Beef Curry is like a hug in a bowl to beat the winter chill.

What makes this recipe extra special is the fact that is it infused with our own South African rooibos tea adding so much more deliciousness to it.

A hearty stew is one of the most comforting meals you can enjoy during the cold winter months. However, when adding rich curry spices to the mix, make yourself ready for an authentic winter warmer.

This Rooibos Beef Curry includes a modest level of peppery spices but if you love your food really hot, nothing stops you from increasing the number of chillies.

Gather the family and get ready for a hearty winter meal that will warm you from the inside-out!

Rooibos Beef Curry served with Roti Recipe

5 from 1 vote
Recipe by With Love From the Twins Course: MainCuisine: South AfricanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

servings
Prep time

25

minutes
Cooking time

45

minutes
Total time

1

hour 

10

minutes

Ingredients

  • 500 g beef shoulder, cubed

  • 2 tablespoons oil

  • 2 onions, finely chopped

  • 2 carrots, peeled and cubed

  • 2 potatoes, diced

  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic

  • 2 green chillies, finely chopped

  • 2 tablespoons minced ginger

  • 2 teaspoons turmeric powder

  • 2 teaspoons cumin powder

  • 2 teaspoons coriander powder

  • 2 teaspoons chilli powder

  • 1 tablespoon of five spice

  • salt and pepper

  • 425 g canned tomatoes

  • 2 cups strong rooibos tea

  • 45 ml curry paste

  • 150 ml coconut cream

  • roti to serve

Method

  • In a large saucepan, brown the meat on both sides. Remove from the heat and set aside.
  • In the same pan, sauté onions until golden brown. Add the garlic and ginger, sauté for 2 minutes. Stir in the spices and cook for a further 2 minutes.
  • Add the meat back in as well as the vegetables, adjust seasoning.
  • Stir in the curry paste and add in the tomatoes and the rooibos tea. Simmer for 45 minutes, until the meat is tender.
  • Just before dinner, stir in the coconut cream.
  • Garnish with fresh herbs.
  • Serve with roti.

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