Tag: rescue

  • Sovereign Global in Crew Rescue

    Successful rescue effort brings crew home. Sovereign Global UK’s vessel Aladin rescues the crew of the Focomar from Samha Island in the Socotra archipelago, Horn of Africa On Saturday 22nd […]

  • UK to continue Med migrant rescues

    HMS Bulwark due to end task in July. UK to continue Med migrant rescues despite planned HMS Bulwark exit The Royal Navy flagship, which has saved more than 2,900 migrants, […]

  • Fishing boat burns in Indian Ocean

    Taiwanese trawler burns at sea. Fifteen people rescued off West Australian coast after vessel fire Fifteen people have been rescued from a burning vessel about 670km west of Carnarvon this […]

  • Cyclone Nilam: Missing Sailors

    Rescue operations are under way in India’s southern city of Chennai to find five sailors missing from an oil tanker that ran aground in a cyclone. Coast guard helicopters and […]

  • Nigeria navy retakes control of hijacked oil tanker

    Nigeria’s navy on Wednesday retook control of a Singapore-owned tanker carrying a fuel cargo that had been hijacked near Lagos, and its crew of 23 Indian nationals was unharmed, the […]

  • Somali Fishermen Rescued

    On June 12th, EU NAVFOR Italian frigate Scirocco rescued a small fishing boat in distress with two Somali fishermen coming from the northern coast of Somalia who reported to be […]

  • Sri Lankan Fishermen Rescued

    The Spanish warship, ESPS Infanta Elena, has rescued 6 Sri Lankan fishermen and their fishing vessel from suspected pirates. The vessel had been held since November 2011 and was reportedly being used as […]

  • Innocent Somali Crew Rescued

    On Saturday 14 April Spanish warship ESPS Reina Sofia, who is now operating as part of the EU’s counter-piracy mission, Operation Atalanta, stopped a Yemeni dhow that was suspected of […]

  • Mothership Rescue

    A large Pakistani fishing trawler that had been taken over by a group of Somali pirates earlier this week was rescued by the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) near the coast […]

  • Blow by Blow

    The full story of the rescue of the hijacked freighter “Montecristo” has emerged after a statement to the BBC by Captain Gerry Northwood regarding the role of the British Royal […]