Tag: Libya

  • UN smuggler sanctions paused

    UN move to sanction smugglers on hold. Russia put UN sanctions on Libya human-trafficking leaders on hold Russia has delayed a western proposal for a UN Security Council committee to […]

  • IMO trains Libya PFSOs

    Focus on ISPS Code and SOLAS. First IMO training event for Libyan port facility security officers IMO maritime security training is underway for Libyan port facility security officers, managers and […]

  • Stop selling Libya inflatables

    Sale of inflatables helps smugglers. European nations urged to stop Libya’s trafficking gangs Belinda Goldsmith VIENNA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – European countries need to do more to stop illegal trade […]

  • 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 […]

  • Migrants drown off Libya

    Migrants drown in latest incident. Scores feared drowned off Libyan coast Ninety migrants are feared drowned after a boat capsized off the Libyan coast, says the UN’s migration agency. Three […]

  • Tanzania tightens flag

    Move follows vessel seizure by Greek Coast Guard. Tanzania to Crack Down on Ships With Suspicious Cargo Mohammed Yusuf NAIROBI —  Tanzania’s government has de-registered an explosives-laden Libya-bound ship flying […]

  • 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 – […]

  • Missiles in the Med

    Proliferation of weapons causes concern. The Missile Threat In The Mediterranean: Implications For European Security – Analysis By Elcano Royal Institute The proliferation of missiles and rockets has steadily grown in […]