Tag: illegal migrants

  • Migrants killed in religious clash on boat

    Tragic development at sea. Migrants killed in ‘religious clash’ on Mediterranean boat Italian police say they have arrested 15 Muslim migrants after they allegedly threw 12 Christians overboard following a […]

  • Shipowners, Unions Urge EU Address Migrant Crisis

    EU urged to take action. Shipowners, Unions Urge EU Address Migrant Crisis European and global operators of merchant ships have joined forces with seafarers’ unions in a letter urging EU […]

  • Migration crisis in the Med

    Unified action required to end tragic deaths. Migration Crisis in the Mediterranean: A Contact Group is needed CHRISTIAN BUEGER The Mediterranean is in crisis. The flow of migrants trafficked illegally […]

  • EU to stem illegal sea migration

    Aim to tackle criminal gangs behind migration. EU Sets Up JOT Mare to Stem Illegal Sea Migration The European Union has launched a Joint Operational Team (JOT) Mare to tackle […]

  • Yemen Rolls out Maritime Security Zone

    Move to prevent immigrants from Somalia and Eritrea.  Yemen Rolls out Maritime Security Zone By Aiswarya Lakshmi Yemen is establishing a maritime security zone along the country’s 2,500 kilometre-long coastline […]

  • Med coastguards brace for migrants

    IMO warns shipping could face 10 times as many migrants as 2014. Med coastguards brace for migrant wave Stephen Spark Europe is facing the prospect of huge increase in migrants […]

  • Crisis in the Mediterranean

    Humanitarian crisis on the water. Crisis in the Mediterranean: EU Governments Must Act Before Thousands More Lives Lost, Shipowners to Tell UN Summit Press Release The humanitarian crisis in the […]

  • Italian CG arms itself

    All guards to carry weapons.  Italian Coast Guard arms itself to defend against ISIS by THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D Italy’s coastguard announced Friday that it would allow its 11,000 members to carry […]

  • UNHCR: Continue sea rescues but safeguard crew

    Safety of seafarers an equal priority. UNHCR: Continue sea rescues but safeguard crew Girija Shettar The UN’s refugee agency has told IHS Maritime that it supports continued sea rescues but […]

  • Ireland: Navy gifts ship to Malta

    Ship to help with migrant crisis. Ireland: Navy gifts ship to Malta The Government is to gift one of its Naval Service ships to the Maltese to help them cope […]

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