AFM – Yacht Aground assistance – 15.11.2023

Around 2115 hrs of  Wednesday 15th November, 2023 the Polish 10 m sailing yacht LA AVENTURA with call sign SPS 4217 contacted Malta VTS due that she ran aground, with the master requested to be evacuated  after she was taking water. AFM Defender rib P05 was immediately dispatched to the area, assessing the situation and […]

ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION – AFM Rescues 100 Migrants – 22.08.2018

An AFM Protector Class OPV P 52 rescued 100 migrants from a boat 68 miles south of Malta early on Wednesday 22nd August,2018. Two persons had already passed away by the time rescuers reached the boat, which was taking in water and in imminent danger of sinking, the AFM said. The migrants were brought to Malta on […]