Tag: vessel

56 migrants disembark in Malta

Alarm Phone said that due to the weather the vessel cannot rescue them and is only providing shelter.

Govt. seeks vessel to quarantine immigrants at sea

The Maltese Government has issued an expression of interest for a vessel on which to quarantine immigrants.

Italy seizes German-flagged charity vessel for breaking safety rules

In April, Italy banned migrant rescue ships from docking in its ports until July 31 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. It now transfers all those saved at sea onto large ferries which must wait off its coast.

Ocean Viking enters Messina port

The 182 migrants aboard the Ocean Viking ship entered the Sicilian port of Messina earlier this afternoon. The migrants on board were rescued from...

Photos: Captain who broke Italy’s migrant ban says ready to rescue...

A German captain who defied Italy's ban on boats bringing migrants ashore said on Tuesday she was determined to carry on rescuing migrants from...

Updated (2): Supply boat reaches Eleonore; toys given to children

Mission Lifeline is calling on the Maltese and European authorities to negotiate for the disembarkation of 101 migrants on board their vessel.

Ocean Viking still seeking port of safety; 13 days stranded at...

It has been almost two weeks since the Ocean Viking rescue vessel operated by MSF Doctors Without Borders and SOS Mediterranee has been awaiting...

Chemical cargo catches fire in Thai port, three piers closed

Flames ripped through a load of cargo including chemicals in Thailand's eastern Laem Chabang port on Saturday, forcing officials to evacuate workers and temporarily...

El Hiblu 1: Enough evidence for bill of indictment against youths...

There are grounds to indict three teenage migrants who are accused of hijacking the El Hiblu 1, the Magistrate’s court has proclaimed.Three teenagers two...

5 migrants arrested and questioned following tanker hijacking

Five migrants who were accused of hijacking the ELHIBRU1 vessel, have been arrested and questioned.According to a release by the Maltese government, the arrests were...