Tag: EUNAVFOR MED

  • Turkey condemns seizure of vessel by east Libyan forces

    Turkey has condemned the interception of one of its ships by eastern-based Libyan forces in the Mediterranean Sea, saying it must be allowed to resume its journey while warning of […]

  • Turkey blocks an EU mission inspection of a cargo vessel travelling to Libya

    By Matthew Holroyd with AFP Turkey has blocked a German military vessel from inspecting a cargo ship suspected of carrying weapons on its way to Libya. On Sunday evening, the German frigate […]

  • Turkey extends disputed East Med gas exploration mission again

    Turkey has once again extended a hydrocarbon research mission in contested waters in the Eastern Mediterranean, ignoring Greek warnings that such moves undercut efforts to resolve the dispute between the […]

  • Op Irini boards Syrian flagged vessel

    The last week of October saw another vessel boarding and inspection done by the EUNavFor Operation Irini in the Mediterranean to prevent violations of an arms embargo on Libya. The […]

  • Med, migrants and merchant ships

    Shipping’s concerns over Italy’s migrant stance. Migrant crisis may pose threats to Med shipping By Julia Louppova The migrant crisis continues in Europe and the shipping industry is getting increasingly worried […]

  • More Med deaths

    Recent weather conditions have seen thousands attempt crossing. Tunisia boat capsizes killing dozens of migrants At least 48 migrants died after their boat capsized off the eastern coast of Tunisia, […]

  • EU faces huge Med problem

    Scale of problem made clear. Crisis-hit EU faces increasing numbers of migrant smugglers European law enforcement officials say they are tracking at least 65,000 migrant smugglers, twice as many as […]

  • Migrant death investigation

    Investigation into migrant deaths. Italy probes deaths of 26 Nigerian women from migrant boats Italian prosecutors are investigating the deaths of 26 Nigerian women – most of them teenagers – […]

  • Seven bodies found off Libya

    Sudden surge in migrant crossing attempts. Seven bodies found in migrant boat off Libya ROME (Reuters) – The bodies of seven migrants were discovered on Wednesday in a boat adrift […]

  • Tunisia migrant rescue

    Migrant vessel struck naval ship. Tunisian navy rescues 100 migrants, hours after eight drown TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisia’s navy rescued almost 100 migrants from a sinking boat off its southeast […]

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