WATCH: Evacuation Of High End Luxury Cruise Ship In Italy

The Sea Dream I, a luxury cruise ship operated by SeaDream Yacht Club, suddenly caught fire Thursday with 166 people aboard while the ship was off the coast of Calabria, in southern Italy. The passengers and crew were quickly rescued by the Italian Coast Guard and transferred to the Siremar ferry "Vulcano Island" - reports the Italian media. The cause of … [Read more...]

WATCH: Daring Rescue Caught on Camera

This rescue was carried out by the Italian Coast Guard off the coast of Sicily this week after the Master of the vessel apparently lost consciousness during rough weather. According to the Italian Coast Guard, the rescue occurred October 11 after the ship lost propulsion approximately 170 miles from Sicily. Check out the video of the daring rescue below: … [Read more...]

Italian Coast Guard, Merchant Ships Rescuing At Least 1,000 Boat Migrants

ROME, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Italy's coast guard went to the rescue of at least 1,000 migrants in difficulty in the sea between Europe and North Africa on Sunday, the third operation of its kind in as many days. The coast guard said it had plucked more than 130 people from two rubber boats about 180 km (110 miles) south of the island of Lampedusa so far, and was working to save … [Read more...]