NSRI Evacuates Two Injured Seafarers from Bulker off Port Elizabeth

first_imgTwo injured crewmen were evacuated from a bulk carrier off Port Elizabeth, South Africa, on August 28, the country’s National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) informed.The crew members sustained injuries after a wave washed over the 177-meter-long MV Bona in heavy seas.Consequently, the two men were washed up against machinery on board the vessel.At the time of the incident, the Handy bulker was believed to be offshore of the Transkei Coast.In the evening hours of August 28, NSRI Port Elizabeth duty crew launched the sea rescue craft Spirit of Toft, accompanied by two EC Government Health EMS rescue paramedics, to rendezvous with the ship and evacuate the seafarers.Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) was alerted and a duty doctor was put in contact with the ships medical crew to evaluate the seafarers’ medical condition.It was determined that sea conditions were most favorable for the vessel to head towards Algoa Bay.NSRI Port Elizabeth sea rescue craft rendezvoused with the vessel three nautical miles offshore of the Port of Port Elizabeth, evacuating the injured men.Both patients were brought safely into port and transported to hospital for further care.The 2012-built Bona, previously known as Merganser, is owned by Greece-based company Unit Maritime, according to data provided by VesselsValue.last_img read more

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bet365 unveils partnerships with half of Spain’s La Liga clubs

first_imgShare StumbleUpon GVC hires ‘comms pro’ Tessa Curtis to re-energise media profile  August 25, 2020 Related Articles Winamax maintains Granada CF sponsorship despite bleak Spanish outlook August 19, 2020 Submit Share Betway and Dafabet grow La Liga sponsorship portfolios August 14, 2020 bet365 has announced the significant expansion of its active sponsorship portfolio, securing partnerships with half of the teams in La Liga for the coming 2018/19 season. The Stoke based operator revealed the host of deals on Wednesday, with it detailing it will sponsor: RCD Espanyol, Villarreal, Athletic Club, Real Betis, Getafe, SD Huesca, Celta Vigo, Rayo Vallecano, Real Valladolid and SD Éibar.The partnerships have been reached until the 2020 season and follow on from bet365’s sponsorship of Spanish Football coverage on Sky Sports, which expired at the end of last season and wasn’t renewed after Sky Sports lost the rights to Spanish football to UK broadcasting newcomer, Eleven Sports. The levels of investment by UK-licensed  betting operators in Spanish football sponsorship has increased in recent years, with Betway also venturing into the Spanish market to secure the expansion of its sponsorship portfolio, agreeing on successive deals with Deportivo Alavés, C.D. Leganés and Levante U.D.Furthermore, GVC Holdings European online betting subsidiary Bwin also elevated into the Spanish market recently agreeing partnerships with the three of the league’s top clubs in Valencia, Sevilla and Atletico Madrid. The Spanish football season commences this weekend, as the league looks to once again flex its overseas commercial value by hosting the Spanish Super Cup, between domestic cup runners-up Sevilla and League winners Barcelona in Morocco. The tie marks not only the first time the Spanish Super Cup has been played over one leg but also the first time it’s taken place outside of Spain.last_img read more

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