Tag: Libyan Coast Guard

  • 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 […]

  • Libya seizes tanker

    Libyan Navy seizes oil-smuggling vessel Written by:¬†Abdulkader Assad The Libyan coastguards said they had seized a fuel-smuggling vessel by the name Lamar and carrying the flag of Togo with 8 […]

  • Tanker turns up off Malta

    Vessel had believed to have capsized. Crimean tanker, holed by Libyan coastguard, ends up in Malta A Crimean oil tanker that was shot at by a Libyan coastguard vessel after […]

  • 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 […]

  • Libya heats up Med

    Concerns grow over Libya’s aggressive CG and Navy. Libya threatens to seize boats from NGOs rescuing migrants Libya’s navy warned it will seize activists’ boats on migrant rescue missions that […]

  • NGO Med vessel boarded

    Incident raises new concerns for NGOs. Rescue ship says Libyan coast guard shot at and boarded it, seeking migrants Steve Scherer ROME (Reuters) – A Libyan coast guard vessel fired […]

  • 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 […]

  • Libya seizes foreign tanker, trawler

    Busy week for seizures off Libya. Libya seizes foreign tanker, trawler Tripoli – Libya seized a foreign oil tanker and trawler Wednesday off the country’s western coast and detained their […]

  • Italy bribing militias?

    Rome refuses to comment on claims that millions of dollars have changed hands, as migrant arrivals in Italy plummet Italy accused of bribing Libyan militias to stop migrants reaching Europe […]

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