mediterranean sea

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Italy, Merchant Ships Rescue 1,000 Migrants from Mediterranean

Italian and merchant ships rescued around 1,000 migrants from three overcrowded skiffs near the coast of Libya and found one dead body, Italy's coast guard

April 11, 2015
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Thursday, April 9, 2015

New Sea Rescue Mission Aims to Help Curb Migrant Death Toll in Mediterranean

A new sea rescue operation is to be launched in May to try to reduce the number of refugees, migrants and asylum seekers killed making the treacherous crossing

April 9, 2015
Total Views: 17

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Maritime News

Shipping Industry Urges ‘Immediate Action’ to Humanitarian Crisis in Mediterranean Sea

European and global shipowner groups and seafarer unions have banded together to urge EU Member States to take immediate action to address the growing

April 8, 2015
Total Views: 17

Friday, March 20, 2015

EU Sea Mission Braces for Record Year of Mediterranean Migrants

With migration across the Mediterranean surging, the European Union's largest border operation is bracing for a record year of arrivals by sea, especially as

March 20, 2015
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Friday, February 20, 2015

Shipowners: Merchant Ships Not Capable of Large-Scale Migrant Rescues

Intermanager and the European Community Shipowners' Association are saying that it is unrealistic for merchant ships to continue bear the burden of conducting

February 20, 2015
Total Views: 5

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Maritime News

IMO Calls for Concerted Action Against Unsafe Migration in Mediterranean

In response to a staggering number of boat migrants rescued and killed in the Mediterranean Sea in recent days, International Maritime Organization (IMO)

February 19, 2015
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Friday, October 31, 2014
Maritime News

Italy to End Migrant Rescue Operation in Mediterranean

Italy said on Friday it would close a sea rescue mission that has saved the lives of more than 100,000 migrants from Africa and the Middle East, a move one

October 31, 2014
Total Views: 20

Monday, September 29, 2014
Maritime News

Crude Oil Tanker Rescues 150 Migrants from Mediterranean

Nordic American Tankers Limited says that one of its vessels was involved in the rescue of 150 migrants in distress after their wooden boat began experiencing

September 29, 2014
Total Views: 21

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

IOM Investigates Deliberate Drowning of 500 Migrants in Mediterranean

Investigators from the International Organization for Migration have launched an investigation into what appears to be the deliberate drowning of hundreds of

September 16, 2014
Total Views: 16

Monday, September 15, 2014

Some 700 Migrants Feared Drowned in Mediterranean This Week Alone

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, Sept 15 (Reuters) – More than 700 people fleeing Africa and the Middle East may have drowned in shipwrecks in the

September 15, 2014
Total Views: 17

Monday, August 25, 2014
Maritime News

Humanitarian Group Sets Off On First Mission to Aid Migrant Boats in Distress

A privately-funded humanitarian group seeking to aid distressed migrant boats in the Mediterranean Sea set off on its first mission on

August 25, 2014
Total Views: 58

Sunday, July 13, 2014
Maritime News

Philanthropist Couple Setting Up Private Migrant Rescue Service in Mediterranean

A philanthropist couple has spent millions of euros to buy a ship which they plan to use to rescue migrants from rickety boats in the centre of the

July 13, 2014
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