Month: June 2021

Saved By SafeTrx

A fisherman’s experience with the NSRI SafeTrx app and a reported number of 11,145 NSRI SafeTrx Registrations in South Africa are just some of the topics in the NSRI’s Integrated Annual Report for 2020.The report includes a story of a fisherman who was rescued after activating the emergency call button on the NSRI SafeTrx app and was tracked by the search and rescue services via SafeTrx’s live location tracking. You can read the fully story on page 19 of the report…/2020_NSRI-Integrated-Report.pdfIt also reports that over 11,000 people are now using the NSRI SafeTrx app since 2020. To download the app in South Africa please go to

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Smart Alert Network – Staying Connected

The summer season is well underway and like every year we want to make this season on the sea safer together. Staying connected while out at sea is critical for any water sports adventurer. SafeTrx is delighted to announce the release of Smart Alert Network on the SafeTrx app, a new feature that keeps friends out at sea connected. The SafeTrx app now provides group emergency tracking via the new Smart Alert Network feature which further enhances one of the key SafeTrx features, Group Share. A group of friends who are setting out on their adventure can now generate a private group code using the ‘Group Activity’ option. The code can shared amongst their friends who can then enter the code on their SafeTrx app …

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Paddler using SafeTrx app rescued in South Africa

A recent incident in South Africa saw a paddler rescued by the NSRI rescue crew who used the paddler’s RSA SafeTrx app emergency coordinates in combination with their new advanced onboard technology to live track the paddler. “The combination of this advanced technology, together with the paddler having the NSRI RSA SafeTrx app downloaded onto his cellphone used to activate the emergency, which provides updated coordinates that are now received and tracked directly by the rescue crew onboard the sea rescue craft who are physically responding to the scene, enabled the rescue operation to be performed swiftly with ease and with a successful outcome.” NSRI

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