ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION – Livestock Carrier TALIA saga – 08.07.2020

On Sunday 5th July 2020 the 52 rescued illegal immigrants that are onboard the livestock carrier TALIA in Maltese territorial waters have not been allowed to disembark by the Government until it has guarantees from other EU member states on their immediate relocation. According to the TALIA’s crew RCC Malta promised to transfer the rescued […]

Casualties – Inland Tanker LADY SANDRA – 25.03.2020

The 89.90 metre inland tanker LADY SANDRA was split in two on Wednesday 25th March, 2020. A Mayday call was received by the Rescue Coordination Centre Malta (RCC Malta) situated at the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) Operation Centre at Luqa Barracks around 2230 hrs. She was seen at Istanbul, Turkey last 6th February after she […]

Decomposed body found at sea off Portomaso – 16.08.2017 A decomposed body of a male person was found a mile out at sea near Portomaso this evening and brought to land aboard MELITA I AFM SAR launch. Police confirmed that the body was discovered at about 1845hrs of which both P 02 and MELITA I […]