mediterranean migrant crisis

Sunday, March 26, 2023
Maritime News

Banksy’s Migrant Rescue Ship Seized By Italy’s Coast Guard 

MILAN, March 26 (Reuters) – A rescue ship funded by British street artist Banksy was seized in Lampedusa on Sunday after

March 26, 2023
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Saturday, March 4, 2023

Italy To Hold Cabinet Meeting In Migrant Shipwreck Area

MILAN, March 4 (Reuters) – Italy’s government will hold a cabinet meeting near the southern seaside town where dozens of bodies washed ashore

March 4, 2023
Total Views: 988

Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Maritime News

Catholic Church Asks Italy To Scrap New Migrant Law

by Federico Maccioni (Reuters) Italy’s new anti-immigration decree that aims to curtail NGO rescue ships should be scrapped as it

January 17, 2023
Total Views: 1724

Saturday, November 5, 2022

Italy Demands That Countries Whose Flag Is Flown By Rescue Boats Bear The Responsibility Of Migrants Aboard

By Angelo Amante and Alvise Armellini ROME (Reuters) – A row escalated on Friday over who should take care of migrants rescued by charity groups off

November 5, 2022
Total Views: 3523

Sunday, October 9, 2022
Pope Francis With Alter Servers

Pope Calls Migrant Blockades Criminal

Pope Francis defends maritime migrants after Italy's newly elected Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni called for a "migrant blockade" to crack down on

October 9, 2022
Total Views: 735

Saturday, January 22, 2022

Stolen Yachts Used To Smuggle Migrants From Turkey To Italy

ATHENS, Jan 21 (Reuters) – European police have dismantled a criminal network that made hundreds of millions of euros smuggling migrants from Turkey to

January 22, 2022
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Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Lifesaving Incidents

23 Migrants Rescued In Mediterranean Sea

(Reuters)–Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms located a wooden boat on Tuesday (August 31) in the Mediterranean Sea carrying 23 migrants, including 4

August 31, 2021
Total Views: 1025

Saturday, July 31, 2021

German NGO Ship Rescues 100 Migrants In The Mediterranean Sea

By Darrin Zammit Lupi (Reuters) German NGO Sea-Watch said on Friday it had rescued nearly 100 migrants in the Mediterranean overnight, many of whom were

July 31, 2021
Total Views: 1719

Saturday, March 20, 2021

Italian Prosecutor Seeks Trial For Minister Who Denied Migrant Rescue Vessels Port Entry

by Angelo Amante (Reuters) – An Italian prosecutor formally called on Saturday for right-wing League leader Matteo Salvini to be tried for kidnapping

March 20, 2021
Total Views: 1870

Friday, September 11, 2020
Maritime News

Migrants Disembarked from Maersk Etienne in Mediterranean

Maersk Tankers has announced the safe disembarkation of 27 migrants from the Maersk Etienne tanker in the Mediterranean. The disembarkation comes 38 days after

September 11, 2020
Total Views: 84

Monday, September 7, 2020
Maritime News

Shipping Interests Call for Immediate Disembarkation of Migrants from Stranded Maersk Tanker

The International Chamber of Shipping is calling on the International Maritime Organization to urgently intervene in the case of Maersk Etienne, which is

September 7, 2020
Total Views: 45

Sunday, September 6, 2020
Maritime News

Maersk Tanker Captain Calls for Help for Migrants Stuck at Sea

COPENHAGEN, Sept 4 (Reuters) – The captain of a tanker that rescued 27 migrants at sea, including a pregnant woman, is calling for immediate help as

September 6, 2020
Total Views: 103

Monday, August 31, 2020
Maritime News

Artist Banksy’s New Migrant Rescue Boat Quickly Becomes Overloaded in Mediterranean

By Gavin Jones ROME, Aug 29 (Reuters) – The Italian coastguard sent help on Saturday to a rescue boat funded by British street artist Banksy after the

August 31, 2020
Total Views: 130

Sunday, August 23, 2020
Migrants UK Border Force

Fate Of English Channel Migrants Entwined In Brexit Talks

by Gabriela Baczynska (Reuters) – The European Union has so far rebuffed British calls for talks on a deal to allow London to send unwanted migrants back

August 23, 2020
Total Views: 55

Saturday, September 14, 2019
M/V Ocean Viking via sos mediterranee

Rome Lets Migrant Rescue Ship Into Italian Port

by Crispian Balmer (Reuters) – Italy’s new government allowed a French charity ship to bring ashore 82 migrants on Saturday in an apparent reversal of

September 14, 2019
Total Views: 5

Thursday, August 22, 2019
luventa migrant rescue ship
Maritime News

Captain of Migrant Rescue Vessel Refuses Paris’ Highest Civilian Award

By Forrest Crellin PARIS, Aug 21 (Reuters) – The German captain of rescue ships that saved hundreds of migrants’ lives in the Mediterranean has

August 22, 2019
Total Views: 27

Friday, August 2, 2019
NGO Proactiva Open Arms rescue boat

Spanish NGO Seeks Safe Port For 124 People Rescued in Mediterranean

by Sam Edwards (Reuters) A Spanish charity rescue boat sought safe port on Friday after Italy rejected its request to disembark 124 people saved from two

August 2, 2019
Total Views: 54

Monday, July 1, 2019
Sea-Watch 3 rescue ship is pictured as it remains blocked one mile outside the port of Lampedusa
Maritime News

German Migrant Rescue Ship Captain Faces Italian Court

By Antonio Denti and Wladimiro Pantaleone AGRIGENTO, Italy, July 1 (Reuters) – The German captain of a charity rescue ship appeared before a court in

July 1, 2019
Total Views: 17

Friday, June 28, 2019
Sea-Watch 3 rescue ship is pictured as it remains blocked one mile outside the port of Lampedusa
Maritime News

German Captain Becomes Anti-Populist Heroine in Italy Migrant Standoff

By Angelo Amante ROME, June 28 (Reuters) – The young German captain of a migrant-rescue ship stranded off Italy dismissed threats of arrest and

June 28, 2019
Total Views: 38

Thursday, March 28, 2019
migrants hijack tanker
Maritime News

Hijacking of Oil Tanker Is a Turning Point in the Migrant Crisis

By Caroline Alexander (Bloomberg) — Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini called them “pirates.” But the women and children who

March 28, 2019
Total Views: 33