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Thursday, May 28, 2015
Maersk Containership Rescues Hundreds of Migrants Off Libya – Again
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Maersk Containership Rescues Hundreds of Migrants Off Libya – Again

  A 147-meter Maersk containership took aboard hundreds of migrants in distress in the Mediterranean Sea in the second such incident for the vessel in

May 28, 2015
Total Views: 65

Thursday, May 7, 2015
Italy May Have Found the Migrant Boat that Sank Last Month Killing Hundreds
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Italy May Have Found the Migrant Boat that Sank Last Month Killing Hundreds

Italy's navy said on Thursday it believed it had found the wreck of a boat that sank last month killing up to 900 migrants off the coast of Libya, the

May 7, 2015
Total Views: 49

Italy May Have Found the Boat that Sank Last Month Killing Hundreds of Migrants
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Italy May Have Found the Boat that Sank Last Month Killing Hundreds of Migrants

Italy's navy said on Thursday it believed it had found the wreck of a boat that sank last month killing up to 900 migrants off the coast of Libya, the

May 7, 2015
Total Views: 183

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Raw Video: Chaotic Migrant Rescue by Cargo Ship Caught on Tape
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Raw Video: Chaotic Migrant Rescue by Cargo Ship Caught on Tape

Some dramatic raw video emerged Tuesday (May 5) showing the chaotic rescue of migrants from a sinking rubber boat by a cargo ship. The shipping industry has

May 6, 2015
Total Views: 54

Sunday, May 3, 2015
Italy Says 10 Migrants Dead, 5,800 Rescued in Mediterranean This Weekend
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Italy Says 10 Migrants Dead, 5,800 Rescued in Mediterranean This Weekend

Nearly 3,700 migrants were rescued from boats near the coast of Libya on Saturday and early Sunday and more rescue operations were expected during the day as

May 3, 2015
Total Views: 4

Friday, April 24, 2015
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Shipping Industry Welcomes EU Decision on Mediterranean Rescue Mission, But Concerns Remain

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) have welcomed the decision by European Union leaders to

April 24, 2015
Total Views: 14

Italian Judge Upholds Arrest of Accused Migrant Boat Captain
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Italian Judge Upholds Arrest of Accused Migrant Boat Captain

An Italian judge on Friday ordered that the presumed captain of a migrant boat that sank with the loss of more than 700 lives should remain in custody after

April 24, 2015
Total Views: 14

Thursday, April 23, 2015
EU to Triple Funding for Mediterranean Search and Rescue
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EU to Triple Funding for Mediterranean Search and Rescue

European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to triple funding for search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean where record numbers are drowning as they

April 23, 2015
Total Views: 15

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
EU Expected to Restore Rescue Operations After Migrant Boat Disaster
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EU Expected to Restore Rescue Operations After Migrant Boat Disaster

European Union leaders who decided last year to halt the rescue of migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean will reverse their decision on Thursday at a

April 22, 2015
Total Views: 4

Shipping Industry Calls for Immediate Increase of SAR Ops in Mediterranean
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Shipping Industry Calls for Immediate Increase of SAR Ops in Mediterranean

The European and global shipping industries are calling on EU Member States to immediately launch a proper EU search and rescue operation with sufficient

April 22, 2015
Total Views: 36

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Prosecutors Blame Captain for Causing Deadly Shipwreck in Mediterranean
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Prosecutors Blame Captain for Causing Deadly Shipwreck in Mediterranean

Prosecutors blamed the Tunisian captain of a fishing boat for causing the deaths of hundreds of migrants locked below decks when his vessel capsized in the

April 21, 2015
Total Views: 2

Monday, April 20, 2015
EU Leaders Meet Amid Escalated Migrant Crisis in Mediterranean
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EU Leaders Meet Amid Escalated Migrant Crisis in Mediterranean

European Union foreign ministers met on Monday under pressure to produce more than words and save desperate migrants drowning in the Mediterranean, as bodies

April 20, 2015
Total Views: 11

Sunday, April 19, 2015
EU Frets Naval Mission Off Libya Could Draw More Migrants to Sea
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EU Frets Naval Mission Off Libya Could Draw More Migrants to Sea

The EU is considering sending warships to the Libyan coast to combat oil and arms smugglers but fears that could encourage more migrants to take to sea in the

April 19, 2015
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