Gaza-Israel War – Maritime Aid Corridor – OPEN ARMS left Cyprus – 12.03.2024

Most of Gaza’s people are now internally displaced, and there are severe bottlenecks in aid deliveries at land border checkpoints with Gaza has been under an Israeli navy blockade since 2007, when Hamas took control of the enclave. There have been few direct sea arrivals since then. The daily number of aid trucks entering Gaza […]

Breaking Up – Migrant Rescue Ship SEA WATCH 3 – May 2023

In the afternoon of Wednesday 3rd May, 2023 the 1973 built Migrant Rescue Ship SEA WATCH 3 arrived at Ghent, Belgium for breaking up. She was built at Shin Shimoda Dock at Shizuoka at Japan in 1973 with yard number 211 as an offshore supply ship ALEGRETE for Companhia Brasileira de Offshore, Brazil trading until […]

ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION – Guardia Costiera Detain Rescue Ship – 26.03.2023

On Sunday 26th March, 2023 the rescue ship LOUISE MICHEL funded by British street artist Banksy was detained in Lampedusa  after Italy’s Coast Guard (Guardia Costiera)  said the boat had disobeyed her instructions to head to Sicily after carrying out a migrant rescue operation.   Guardia Costiera stated that  it had ordered the LOUISE MICHEL […]