ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION – SEA-WATCH 4 immigrants bound to Palermo – 01.09.2020

On Wednesday 2nd September the 353 illegal immigrants rescued by the German NGO ship, SEA-WATCH 4 were transferred to the 1987 built ropax GNV ALLEGRA off Palermo, Sicily for quarantine. 11 days after the first souls onboard the SEA-WATCH 4 were rescued, all 353 survivors on the vessel jointly operated by United4Rescue, Sea-Watch, and Doctors […]

ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION – NGO SEA-WATCH 4 starting her first rescue mission – 15.08.2020

The latest acquisition for the non-governmental organization (NGO) SEA WATCH 69 metre ship SEA WATCH 4 started her first mission last Saturday 15th August from Spain after 5 months at a shipyard in Burriana. The Europe wide restrictions due to the Pandemic Disease COVID-19 had unfortunately delayed the departure since it was planned for April. Nevertheless […]

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 […]

ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION – 4th ship Chartered by the Maltese Government – 28.05.2020

The Maltese Government has chartered the fourth passenger boat JADE from Supreme Cruises to hold further 75 illegal immigrants rescued by the Armed Forces of Malta on Wednesday night.  Due that numbers might increase the Government had asked for a vessel that could accommodate up to 250 people which is a sign that busy season […]