Southern Africa

Invitation to International Sailors’ Society AGM in Durban

Notice is hereby given that the 65th Annual General Meeting of the International Sailors’ Society Southern Africa will be held at the Seafarers’ Centre, Bayhead, Durban, on Sunday 10th September 2017 at 12h00, for the purpose of receiving the Chairman’s Annual Report, the Audited Accounts for the year ended 31st March 2017, appointing Auditors for…

Sailors’ Society helps with Disaster at Sea

‘I was trapped under the capsized boat for 7 hours. It was dark and cold and I thought I was going to die. I wanted to move but could not get up; I could not move my legs.” These were the words of one of the crew members who were rescued when the chokka [squid]…

Sea Sunday 2017 in the Port of Durban

Here are some photos taken at the Sea Sunday Service in the Port of Durban. Just click on an images to open one of the three galleries.

Port Chaplains Step in to Help

A Taiwanese vessel, the Fuh No. 6 caught fire off the Madagascan coast and on 11 July the crew of 30 were rescued by two vessels, the SBI Antares and the Ever Diadem after the crew abandoned ship on two liferafts. They were brought to Durban. Two crew members were airlifted by helicopter to a…




10 September, 2017

at 12h00

R.S.V.P. Linda

031 266 0695



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