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Sunday, June 17, 2018
Humanitarian Boat Turned Away by Italy Arrives in Spain
Maritime News

Humanitarian Boat Turned Away by Italy Arrives in Spain

By Luis Felipe Fernandez and Jordi Rubio VALENCIA, Spain, June 17 (Reuters) – A migrant rescue boat turned away by Italy and Malta arrived at the

June 17, 2018
Total Views: 65

Saturday, June 16, 2018
M/V Lifeline, run by the German NGO Mission Lifeline
Defense

Italy Bans Two Dutch Migrant Rescue Vessels

by Philip Pullella (Reuters) A heated exchange erupted after interior minister Matteo Salvini told more foreign NGOs operating migrant rescue ships in the

June 16, 2018
Total Views: 20

Friday, June 15, 2018
Spain To Offer Maritime Migrants Free Healthcare
Defense

Spain To Offer Maritime Migrants Free Healthcare

By Rodrigo de Miguel (Reuters) – Spain’s new socialist government promised on Friday it would restore free healthcare for undocumented migrants, a

June 15, 2018
Total Views: 7

Thursday, June 14, 2018
Migrants are seen after being rescued by MV Aquarius in the central Mediterranean Sea
News

Migrant Rescue Ship Blocked From Italian Port: Pope Francis Steps In To Patch Relations With France

by Steve Scherer (Reuters) – Italy and France tried to patch up a row over immigration on Thursday as Pope Francis urged politicians everywhere to work

June 14, 2018
Total Views: 12

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
ICS: Shipping Industry ‘Deeply Concerned’ About New Italian Policy on Migrants Rescued at Sea
Maritime News

ICS: Shipping Industry ‘Deeply Concerned’ About New Italian Policy on Migrants Rescued at Sea

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) says the shipping industry is ‘deeply concerned’ about the apparent new policy of the Italian

June 12, 2018
Total Views: 27

Monday, June 11, 2018
Italy Cries ‘Victory’ as Spain Opens Port to Rescued Migrants
Maritime News

Italy Cries ‘Victory’ as Spain Opens Port to Rescued Migrants

By Steve Scherer and Isla Binnie ROME/MADRID, June 11 (Reuters) – Spain offered on Monday to take in a humanitarian ship stranded in international waters

June 11, 2018
Total Views: 19

Sunday, June 10, 2018
Italy Shuts Ports to Humanitarian Boat Carrying Hundreds of Migrants
Maritime News

Italy Shuts Ports to Humanitarian Boat Carrying Hundreds of Migrants

By Crispian Balmer ROME, June 10 (Reuters) – Italy will refuse to let a humanitarian ship carrying more than 600 migrants dock at its ports and has

June 10, 2018
Total Views: 4

Monday, March 19, 2018
Italy Seizes NGO Ship that Picked Up Migrants in Mediterranean
News

Italy Seizes NGO Ship that Picked Up Migrants in Mediterranean

By Steve Scherer ROME, March 19 (Reuters) – Italian authorities seized a charity’s ship on suspicion it had helped illegal immigration by

March 19, 2018
Total Views: 67

Saturday, February 3, 2018
FILE PHOTO: Migrants on a dinghy are rescued by "Save the Children" NGO crew from the ship Vos Hestia in the Mediterranean sea off Libya coast
Incidents

Migrant Rescue Ships In New EU Mission Are Not Obliged To Bring Migrants to Italy

By Steve Scherer (Reuters) – The European Union’s border agency Frontex launched a new Mediterranean operation called Themis on Thursday, removing

February 3, 2018
Total Views: 26

Monday, October 23, 2017
Save the Children Suspends Mediterranean Migrant Rescues
Maritime News

Save the Children Suspends Mediterranean Migrant Rescues

By Steve Scherer ROME, Oct 23 (Reuters) – International humanitarian group Save the Children said on Monday it had suspended migrant rescues in the

October 23, 2017
Total Views: 44

Monday, October 9, 2017
Many Feared Dead After Tunisian Migrant Boat Collides with Navy Vessel
Maritime News

Many Feared Dead After Tunisian Migrant Boat Collides with Navy Vessel

TUNIS/ROME, Oct 9 (Reuters) – At least eight people drowned on Monday when a boat carrying dozens of mostly Tunisian migrants collided with a navy vessel

October 9, 2017
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
c star ship
Maritime News

ITF: Right Wing Anti-Immigration Group Dumps Ship’s Crew

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) says it is assisting the crew of the vessel C Star, who have been abandoned and left unpaid by its

October 3, 2017
Total Views: 126

Monday, August 14, 2017
FILE PHOTO: Migrants on a dinghy are rescued by "Save the Children" NGO crew from the ship Vos Hestia in the Mediterranean sea off Libya coast
Maritime News

More NGOs Suspend Mediterranean Migrant Rescues Over Safety Fears

By Gavin Jones ROME, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Two more aid groups have suspended migrant rescues in the Mediterranean, joining Doctors Without Borders, because

August 14, 2017
Total Views: 14

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Italy Seizes NGO Rescue Boat in Lampedusa
Maritime News

Italy Seizes NGO Rescue Boat in Lampedusa

By Wladimiro Pantaleone PALERMO, Italy, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Italian coastguards seized a migrant rescue boat operated by a German aid group in the

August 2, 2017
Total Views: 23

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
News

Italy Seeks “Code of Conduct” for NGO Ships as Death Toll Rises

By Steve Scherer ROME, July 25 (Reuters) – The Italian government on Tuesday threatened to shut humanitarian groups that operate migrant rescue ships in

July 25, 2017
Total Views: 21

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Italian Commission Says More Controls Needed on NGO Rescue Boats in Mediterranean
News

Italian Commission Says More Controls Needed on NGO Rescue Boats in Mediterranean

By Crispian Balmer ROME, May 16 (Reuters) – An Italian parliamentary commission said on Tuesday more controls needed to be imposed on humanitarian

May 16, 2017
Total Views: 7

Friday, May 12, 2017
Ferry Service or Humanitarian Rescue Boat: EU’s Mediterranean Dilemma
Maritime News

Ferry Service or Humanitarian Rescue Boat: EU’s Mediterranean Dilemma

By Gabriela Baczynska BRUSSELS, May 12 (Reuters) – A “ferry service” that encourages people smugglers or an essential humanitarian

May 12, 2017
Total Views: 34

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Italy Prosecutor Says There’s No Proof of Wrongdoing Among NGO Rescuers
News

Italy Prosecutor Says There’s No Proof of Wrongdoing Among NGO Rescuers

By Steve Scherer ROME, May 3 (Reuters) – An Italian prosecutor who began an investigation into possible ties between humanitarian organizations that

May 3, 2017
Total Views: 3

Friday, April 21, 2017
Libya Migrants Swimming From Overcrowded Boat
News

Refugees Stranded For 30 Hours At Sea After Being Passed By Cargo Ships

by Patrick Wintour (TheGuardian) A hundred refugees and migrants crammed into a small dinghy that started taking in water in the Mediterranean

April 21, 2017
Total Views: 84

Saturday, April 15, 2017
Migrant RIB Boat Rescue
Lifesaving Incidents

Largest Rescue In 19 Years With 2,074 Migrants Plucked From The Mediterranean

More than 2,000 migrants trying to reach Europe were plucked from the Mediterranean on Friday in a series of dramatic rescues and one person was found dead,

April 15, 2017
Total Views: 60
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