Tag: Italian coast guard

  • 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 […]

  • Migrant push in Med

    Improving weather conditions see more migrants attempt crossing. Nearly 1,500 migrants rescued in Mediterranean in two days ROME, ITALY: Around 1,500 migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean on Thursday and Friday […]

  • 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 […]

  • Med migrants rescued

    No Christmas break for the Coast Guard. Italy Rescues More Than 250 Migrants in Mediterranean Posted by Eric Haun More than 250 migrants were rescued in the central Mediterranean during the night […]

  • 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 – […]

  • MSF pull a vessel from Med

    Reduction in migrants prompts move. Mediterranean: MSF ends mission of search and rescue boat Prudence As a consequence of a drop in the number of boats reaching international waters in […]

  • UN Med ops to continue

    UN anti-smuggling ops to continue. Security Council re-authorizes operations to disrupt migrant smuggling off coast of Libya The Security Council today extended by one year the authorization for Member States […]

  • Migrants drown off Libya

    Militias had been stopping migrant boats off Libya. Dozens feared drowned off Libya coast At least 50 migrants are feared drowned after their boat ran out of fuel and capsized […]

  • Italy begins Libyan training

    Concerns remain over diligence of Libyan CG. Italy begins training Libyan navy and coastguard Italy yesterday received 87 Libyan navy and coastguard personnel as part of a European training programme […]

  • NGOs in Med withdrawal

    If lives weren’t at stake, this would be ironic. Italy may ask for EU help after three NGOs suspend migrant rescues By Stefania Fumo ROME, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) — Italy […]

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