Tag: Aquarius

Watch: Another group of people rescued by Aquarius relocated to Germany

Another group of the 141 people rescued by MV Aquarius in August have left Malta to start a new life in Germany. In a...

Italians seizing MSF rescue vessel over illegal waste disposal

MSF has condemned calls for the seizure of their vessel, The Aquarius, by the Italian judicial authorities.The humanitarian organisation which has been conducting Search...

“PM cares more about Bella than about the people on board”

Lifeline, the NGO, criticized Prime Minister, Joseph Muscat after posting about Bella, the dog saved from drowning while, according to them, paying less attention to...

“Refugees and migrants cannot be put at risk while states argue...

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR, Filippo Grandi said that the lives of refugees and migrants cannot be put at risk while states...

Watch: 58 people rescued by Aquarius disembark in Malta

Newsbook.com.mt was broadcasting LIVE from Haywharf the disembarkation of the 58 people rescued by MV Aquarius 2. The people on board the patrol boat P52 arrived at...

Bad weather endangering 58 Aquarius survivors

The 58 people rescued by the civil search and rescue non-governmental vessel Aquarius have not been transferred yet to the Armed Forces of Malta...

Portugal, Spain, France agree to take in Aquarius migrants

France, Portugal and Spain on Tuesday struck a deal to take in migrants from the Mediterranean rescue ship Aquarius, the Portuguese Interior Ministry said,...

Aquarius migrant ship cannot disembark in French port – minister

France is not ready for now to allow the Mediterranean rescue ship Aquarius to dock and disembark dozens of migrants at the port of...

From life-saver to pirate – The case of the Aquarius

Maritime lawyer Ann Fenech explained that when a vessel is struck off the country’s register in legal terms, the vessel becomes a veritable pirate...

Endangered Aquarius goes on saving people

Losing its registration is, for a ship, a death sentence. Or nearly. That is what the AQUARIUS is currently facing. But the crew still soldier on, saving lives of people in distress rather than letting them populate the ever-growing Mediterranean Cemetery.