ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION – Guardia Costiera rescues 450 immigrants – 23.03.2023

Today Thursday 23rd March, 2023 the Italian Coast Guard (Guardia Costiera) rescued 450 illegal immigrants aboard a fishing vessel flying a Libyan Flag on her bow 100 miles east of Siracusa under the coordination or RCC Catania. The fishing vessel , in precarious navigable conditions, was reached and rescued by the Diciotti Class offshore patrol […]

Casualties – Medevac by French Navy after MSC RACHELE explosion – June 2022

On Tuesday 21st June, 2022 around 0900 hrs the Regional Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC) in Toulon, France received a distress call from the 334 metre containership MSC RACHELE that due to engine room fire , followed by an explosion 3 injured crew members needed a medical evacuation (Medevac). She was sailing between Naples and the […]