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: 18

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Cuban Migrants Drank Their Own Blood and Urine While Adrift at Sea for 23 Days

A group of Cuban migrants drank their own urine and blood after the engine of their homemade boat failed, leaving them adrift in the Caribbean for three weeks

October 5, 2014
Total Views: 8

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

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Hundreds Feared Dead After Migrant Boat Sinks Off Libya

A boat packed with up to 250 African emigrants trying to reach European shores sank on Sunday off the Libyan coast and most are feared dead, a spokesman for

September 14, 2014
Total Views: 18

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Maritime News

EU to Launch Mission to Help Italy Cope With Boat Migrants

The European Commission said on Wednesday it would launch an EU version of Italy's sea rescue operation to help it deal with the droves of migrants crossing

August 27, 2014
Total Views: 0

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: 51

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Stowaway Tragedy in Tilbury

The discovery of 35 Afghani Sikhs in a shipping container in the port of Tilbury, UK, has sent shockwaves through the British media, as the realization of how

August 20, 2014
Total Views: 9

Saturday, August 16, 2014
Maritime News

Man Dies in Britain as 35 People Found in Shipping Container

A man has died after 35 people, including several children, were found inside a shipping container being unloaded at a dock in eastern England on Saturday

August 16, 2014
Total Views: 2

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
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
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Maritime News

Asylum Seekers Riot at Australian Detention Camp, One Killed

An asylum seeker was killed and at least 77 injured in the second riot this week at a detention centre in Papua New Guinea used to process asylum seekers,

February 18, 2014
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, January 22, 2014
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With Burn Blistered Hands, Asylum Seekers Claim Mistreatment from Australian Navy

By Matt Siegel SYDNEY, Jan 22 (Reuters) – Australia on Wednesday rejected claims by a group of asylum seekers that they were beaten and suffered burns

January 22, 2014
Total Views: 20

Thursday, October 17, 2013

A Busy Month for USS San Antonio, 128 Migrants, Plus One International Terrorist

USS San Antonio (LPD 17) rescued 128 migrants of Somali decent yesterday from the central Mediterranean Sea. The amphibious transport dock ship was 60 nautical

October 17, 2013
Total Views: 24

Thursday, October 3, 2013

Hundreds Dead, Missing As Migrant Boat Sinks Off Italy

More than 300 people drowned or were feared dead after a boat packed with African migrants caught fire and sank off the southern Italian island of Lampedusa on

October 3, 2013
Total Views: 10

Wednesday, August 7, 2013
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Italy Agrees To Take In Stranded Migrants After Malta Refuses

ROME, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Italy on Wednesday allowed 102 migrants who were stranded on a tanker in the Mediterranean to disembark on the Sicilian coast

August 7, 2013
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Tuesday, August 6, 2013
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Malta Insists Rescued Migrants and M/T Salamis To Be Denied Entry

VALLETTA/BRUSSELS, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Malta said on Tuesday it would not allow a tanker which picked up 102 migrants off the Libyan coast to dock, despite

August 6, 2013
Total Views: 3