migrants


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: 1598

Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Shipping

Stowaways Rescued from Ship’s Rudder After 11-Day Voyage

LAS PALMAS, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Two of three stowaways who were rescued in Spain’s Canary Islands after enduring 11 days on the rudder of

November 29, 2022
Total Views: 14742

Friday, November 11, 2022
Shipping

Italy’s New Government Challenges the Law of the Sea

By Federico Maccioni MILAN, Nov 11 (Reuters) – Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni is cracking down on charity rescue boats operating in the

November 11, 2022
Total Views: 2616

Saturday, November 5, 2022
News

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: 3476

Sunday, October 9, 2022
Pope Francis With Alter Servers
News

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: 724

Tuesday, August 2, 2022
News

English Channel Migrants Are Still Crossing  In Record Numbers

by John Konrad (gCaptain) The UK Ministry of Defense confirmed on Tuesday that 3,683 people tried to cross the English Channel in July. In just one day last

August 2, 2022
Total Views: 2504

Monday, May 16, 2022
Defense

U.S. Coast Guard Suspends Search For More Survivors From Capsized Migrant Vessel Off Puerto Rico

The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search for additional survivors from a capsized vessel in Mona Passage waters off Puerto Rico on Sunday after four days

May 16, 2022
Total Views: 1754

Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Defense

British Navy Rejects Plan to Push Back Channel Migrant Boats

LONDON, Feb 2 (Reuters) – Britain’s navy has rejected a plan to turn away boats illegally carrying migrants to its shores when it takes

February 2, 2022
Total Views: 1828

Saturday, January 22, 2022
superyacht
Incidents

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
Total Views: 4267

Thursday, September 9, 2021
Rescued Migrants aboat Royal National Lifeboat Institution rescue boat
Maritime News

UK Challenges Rescue At Sea Laws To Force Migrant Boats Out Of UK Waters

By Andrew MacAskill (Reuters) Britain has approved plans to turn away boats illegally carrying migrants to its shores, deepening a rift with France over how to

September 9, 2021
Total Views: 2253

Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Rescued Migrants arrive in Dover
Lifesaving Incidents

Young Children Among Migrants Rescued From English Channel

DUNGENESS, England, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Two small children were among the dozens of migrants rescued from the English Channel on Tuesday after a summer

September 8, 2021
Total Views: 956

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: 1019

Saturday, July 31, 2021
Incidents

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: 1718

Saturday, March 20, 2021
Incidents

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: 1868

Sunday, August 23, 2020
Migrants UK Border Force
Ports

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: 54

Saturday, July 6, 2019
Incidents

Captain Carola Rackete To Sue Italian Minister Over Migrant Comments

by Crispian Balmer (Reuters) Captain Carola Rackete, 31, was freed from house arrest on Tuesday after a judge dismissed accusations she had endangered the

July 6, 2019
Total Views: 15

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: 30

migrants hijack merchant ship
Maritime News

Maltese Soldiers Seize Back Tanker Hijacked by Migrants

By Chris Scicluna and Darrin Zammit Lupi VALLETTA, March 28 (Reuters) – A small tanker that was hijacked by migrants off Libya docked in Malta’s

March 28, 2019
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Elhiblu 1 hijacked migrants
Maritime News

Migrants Hijack Merchant Ship Off Libya

ROME, March 27 (Reuters) – Migrants have hijacked a merchant ship which rescued them off the coast of Libya and it is now heading towards Malta, Italian

March 27, 2019
Total Views: 39

Sunday, January 6, 2019
Maritime News

Pope Appeals for Safe Ports for Migrant NGO Ships

By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY, Jan 6 (Reuters) – Pope Francis urged European leaders on Sunday to stop bickering over the fate of 49 migrants

January 6, 2019
Total Views: 8