Tag: migrant rescue

  • Thousands rescued off Libya

    About 6,500 migrants have been rescued off Libya, the Italian coastguard says, in one of the biggest operations of its kind to date. Some 40 co-ordinated rescue missions took place […]

  • MSF boat attacked in Med

    One-off incident or start of worrying trend? Refugee crisis: Armed men shoot at international aid workers in attack on rescue ship patrolling Mediterranean By Lizzie Dearden Gunmen have attacked a […]

  • Navy ship yet to make a rescue in Med

    SAR not ship’s primary mission, says MoD. British ship sent on Mediterranean migrant mission has not rescued a single person The Royal Navy ship sent to join a Europe-wide mission […]

  • The migrant rescue dilemma

    The work of MOAS in migrant rescue. An alternative to shipping companies rescuing migrants? Commercial shipping companies are seriously worried about their duty to assist search and rescue operations in […]