13 August 2013 - To date , SANCCOB has admitted 11 penguins and 1 Cape gannet for stabilization as a result of the Kiani Satu oil spill. The Kiani Satu, a stricken bulk carrier, ran aground last week Thursday between Buffels Bay and Sedgefield in the Goukamma Marine Protected Area. A SANCCOB response team was deployed yesterday consisting of staff members from the Cape Town and Cape St. Francis facilities.
12 August 2013 - The Kiani Satu, a stricken bulk carrier, ran aground last week Thursday between Buffels Bay and Sedgefield in the Goukamma Marine Protected Area. Subsequently, oiled has leaked from the grounded vessel and all relevant authorities are on scene to manage the casualty and to deal with the impact on the environment. The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) has been appointed by the ship owner to support conservation authorities in the collection of oiled seabirds, and to undertake the stabilisation and rehabilitation of oiled seabirds as a result of this incident.