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  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI) is looking for a new director who will replace current project director, Dr Gordon Drummond, who is returning to Subsea 7 following his three year secondment to NSRI. NSRI facilitates and coordinates research and development activities within the UK’s subsea sector. Supported by Subsea UK and key sponsor companies, […]

  • 20 October 2017

    A critically injured crewman died on board the bulk carrier MV Grand Amanda off South Africa on October 19, the country’s National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) informed. Geoff McGregor, NSRI East London station commander, said that NSRI was alerted by the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) of the crewman who suffered injuries and fractures to both […]

  • 7 February 2011

      Aberdeen based research organisation National Subsea Research Institute (NSRI) has appointed David Pridden as CEO. Pridden is well known to the UK’s subsea community. NSRI Chairman Bill Edgar said: ‘Through his championship of the Subsea 2020 vision when he was inaugural CEO of Subsea UK, he was the original driving force behind the concept […]

  • 6 May 2019

    The sailor was transferred to hospital with sea rescue craft.

  • 2 October 2019

    Two crew members have been evacuated from an unnamed containership off the South African coast, NSRI said.

  • 7 October 2019

    A crew member died on board a crude oil tanker off South Africa, NSRI said.

  • 6 September 2006

    The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) rescued 11 fishermen from a burning boat off Mossel Bay harbour on Thursday, said a spokesperson. The 16-metre long Gurusan was five nautical miles off Gouritz and 17 nautical miles from the Mossel Bay harbour when it sent out a mayday at 5.45pm, reporting a fire on board, said […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Two engineers from Wood Group have supported the National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI), the technology arm of industry body Subsea UK, in its drive to speed up the development and implementation of near to market technologies in the subsea sector. Jamie McCallum and Christer Fjellroth, who are both working towards becoming Chartered Engineers, beat off […]

  • 7 May 2018

    Tanker and tug avoid grounding after their towing line snaps 15 miles from the South African shore.

  • 18 September 2017

    Sixty-eight passengers and crew members have been rescued from the Robben Island passenger ferry Thandi after the vessel started to list off Table Bay, South Africa. The incident occurred on September 15, according to a statement issued by the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI). Quentin Botha, NSRI Table Bay Station Commander, said that the duty […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    South Africa’s charity National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) issued a warning that a large fishing vessel capsized and has been floating in a shipping lane some 9.8 miles south off Cape Point since May 1. Smit Amandla Marine, the company contracted to respond to maritime emergencies off of the South African coast, has warned that the vessel’s hull is made […]

  • 7 August 2017

    A 25-year-old crewman has been evacuated after he fell on board the cargo ship New Taizhou which was anchored some nine nautical miles off St Helena Bay, South Africa.  The incident occurred on August 3, according to a report issued by the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI). The crew member, a Chinese national, had suffered back […]

  • 13 March 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI) has appointed Tony Laing as its new director of research and market acceleration.

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI) has elected two new board members as it looks to expand its capabilities in the growing renewables, mining, defence and aquaculture sectors. Following a strategic review, NSRI identified the need to restructure in order to reflect the global energy transition. Although still heavily focused on the oil and gas […]

  • 16 November 2017

    An ill crewman was evacuated from a bulk carrier which was sailing 3.5 nautical miles off the Port of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, on November 15. The crew member was suffering hypertension, according to a report issued by the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI). Justin Erasmus, NSRI Port Elizabeth deputy station commander, said that “NSRI […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Equipment

    Wave Energy Scotland (WES) and National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI) have teamed up to provide an online facility to help subsea supply companies work together in bidding for contracts in wave and tidal energy. The facility is a new section of NSRI’s online Matchmaker database, designed to help companies find other organisations with the expertise […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    A recently launched initiative aiming to coordinate research and development activities within the UK’s subsea oil and gas sector has appointed a chairman and project director. Well-known industry figure, Peter Blake, has taken up the role of chairman of the National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI) and Dr Gordon Drummond has joined as project director. Blake […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Research & Development

    National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI) has identified potential enablers which will assist subsea supply chain companies to break into the wave and tidal energy sectors.

  • 12 August 2013

    The bulk carrier Kiani Satu, carrying 330 tonnes of heavy fuel oil and 15 000 tonnes of rice, ran aground in heavy seas west of the Goukamma River estuary, off Buffels Bay, Knysna on Thursday due to mechanical problems. The grounding damaged the vessel’s tanks causing oil leak. All 19 crew members were evacuated off […]

  • 13 October 2017

    An Indian crewmember of the oil/chemical tanker Bochem Oslo was airlifted by South Africa’s Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) helicopter following a request for medical assistance from the ship’s crew. The 39-year-old crewman was suffering chest pains. The sea rescue craft Eikos Rescuer II was launched accompanied by 2 Netcare 911 rescue paramedics. The ship […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A major subsea research initiative has launched this month. The National Subsea Research Institute (NSRI) will be the focal point for the co-ordination of research and development activities for the UK’s subsea oil and gas sector. As a direct link between the subsea community and academia as well as government, NSRI will facilitate the development […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major subsea research initiative has launched this month. The National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI) will be the focal point for the co-ordination of research and development activities for the UK’s subsea oil and gas sector. As a direct link between the subsea community and academia as well as government, NSRI will facilitate the development […]