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Saturday, April 20, 2024
Migrants in Lampedusa. REUTERS/Yara Nardi//File Photo
News

Italian Judge Throws Out Case Against Migrant NGOs After Seven Years

ROME (Reuters) – An Italian judge on Friday cleared three migrant sea rescue charities that had been accused of abetting irregular immigration

April 20, 2024
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Sunday, December 10, 2023
USCG photo of a Haitian child being rescued at sea
USCG

The Harsh Reality of US Coast Guard Migrant Policy

by John Konrad (gCaptain) When merchant and cruise ships rescue migrants at sea, they offer more than just a lifeline from the perilous waters; they provide

December 10, 2023
Total Views: 4012

Saturday, September 23, 2023
Dozens drown in deadliest migrant shipwreck off Greece this year. Hellenic Coast Guard/Handout via REUTERS
Maritime News

Impeding Migrant Rescues At Sea Is ‘Gesture Of Hate’

By Philip Pullella MARSEILLE, France, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Pope Francis said on Friday that migrants who risk drowning at sea “must be

September 23, 2023
Total Views: 2508

Wednesday, July 12, 2023
Stowaways Rescued After 13 Days On Ship’s Rudder
Shipping

Stowaways Rescued After 13 Days On Ship’s Rudder

Four stowaways have been found alive in the rudder trunk of a Liberian-flagged ship after a 5,000 nautical mile voyage from Nigeria to Brazil. The stowaways

July 12, 2023
Total Views: 74338

Thursday, June 15, 2023
Dozens drown in deadliest migrant shipwreck off Greece this year. Hellenic Coast Guard/Handout via REUTERS
Shipping

Questions Mount After Migrant Boat Tragedy Off Greece

By Lefteris Papadimas and Karolina Tagaris KALAMATA, Greece, June 15 (Reuters) – As Greece confronts its worst sea disaster in years, questions are

June 15, 2023
Total Views: 3265

Wednesday, June 14, 2023
Dozens drown in deadliest migrant shipwreck off Greece this year. Hellenic Coast Guard/Handout via REUTERS
Shipping

Hundreds Feared Drowned in Deadliest Migrant Shipwreck Off Greece This Year

By Karolina Tagaris and Stamos Prousalis KALAMATA, Greece, June 14 (Reuters) – At least 79 migrants drowned early on Wednesday and hundreds

June 14, 2023
Total Views: 3564

Friday, June 9, 2023
Italian Forces Board Turkish Cargo Ship to ‘Liberate’ Crew
Shipping

Italian Forces Board Turkish Cargo Ship to ‘Liberate’ Crew

ROME, June 9 (Reuters) – Italian special forces boarded a Turkish cargo vessel on Friday after the crew detected a group of unidentified people

June 9, 2023
Total Views: 5243

Friday, May 12, 2023
U.S. Coast Guard’s Message Migrants: ‘Do Not Take to the Sea’
Shipping

U.S. Coast Guard’s Message Migrants: ‘Do Not Take to the Sea’

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a statement clarifying that the termination of the Title 42 public health order does not affect maritime migration policies.

May 12, 2023
Total Views: 2963

Sunday, March 26, 2023
Banksy’s Migrant Rescue Ship Seized By Italy’s Coast Guard 
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
Total Views: 4037

Saturday, March 4, 2023
Italy To Hold Cabinet Meeting In Migrant Shipwreck Area
Shipping

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: 1004

Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Catholic Church Asks Italy To Scrap New Migrant Law
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: 1776

Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Stowaways Rescued from Ship’s Rudder After 11-Day Voyage
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: 15299

Friday, November 11, 2022
Italy’s New Government Challenges the Law of the Sea
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: 2749

Saturday, November 5, 2022
Italy Demands That Countries Whose Flag Is Flown By Rescue Boats Bear The Responsibility Of Migrants Aboard
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

November 5, 2022
Total Views: 3562

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: 761

Tuesday, August 2, 2022
English Channel Migrants Are Still Crossing  In Record Numbers
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: 2516

Monday, May 16, 2022
U.S. Coast Guard Suspends Search For More Survivors From Capsized Migrant Vessel Off Puerto Rico
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: 1757

Wednesday, February 2, 2022
British Navy Rejects Plan to Push Back Channel Migrant Boats
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: 1831

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: 4355

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: 2321
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