Mediterranean Sea Migrant Arrivals 2014 - 2015

In the past year, the number of refugees and migrants crossing the Mediterranean has increased. Many people left ...

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Mediterranean Rescue Teams Stretched Beyond Their Means

The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) is re-launching its ‘Members Assisting Members’ webpage to help ...

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Hundreds Feared Dead after Boat Sinks off Libya

Around 200 people are missing and feared dead after an overcrowded boat carrying African migrants across the ...

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Scores of Bodies Found on Migrant Boat off Libya

Bodies of around 50 people have been found in the hold of a vessel carrying migrants and refugees from Libya ...

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Hundreds Feared Dead after Migrant Boat Capsizes off Libya

Hundreds of migrants trying to reach Europe via the Mediterranean are feared dead after their fishing boat sank ...

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14 People Found Dead on Migrant Boat off Libya

Italian authorities have confirmed the deaths of 14 people on board a boat carrying hundreds of refugees and ...

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Thousands of Migrants Rescued in the Mediterranean

Around 2,700 migrants from 13 boats were rescued some 35 miles off the coast of Libya yesterday, according to the ...

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Dramatic Death Toll Fall in the Mediterranean

There has been a dramatic fall in the number of migrants and refugees who have lost their lives trying to cross the ...

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TORM Arawa Plucks Over 200 Refugees from Sea

TORM Arawa, an MR product tanker managed by Danish shipping company TORM A/S, assisted Italian authorities in a ...

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USCG Intercepts 54 Haitian Migrants

USCG Intercepts 54 Haitian Migrants

The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Valiant repatriated 54 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitian, Haiti on ...

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MOAS: We Need Funding for Life-Saving Drones

We Need Funding for Life-Saving Drones

The Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) was born from one family’s need to reach out to people in distress ...

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Over 2,000 People Saved in the Med over the Weekend

Over the weekend search and rescue charity Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) was involved in the rescue of more ...

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UNHCR Launches USD 13 Million Appeal for Asia Boat People

UNHCR Launches USD 13 Million Appeal for Asia Boat People

The UN refugee agency has launched an appeal for USD 13 million to help with the needs of new boat arrivals in ...

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Over 5,000 People Saved in Biggest Wave of Migrants in 2015

Over 5,000 migrants have been saved in the Central Mediterranean since Friday, according to the EU’s border ...

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USCG Sends 117 Dominican Migrants Back Home

USCG Sends 117 Dominican Migrants Back Home

The US Coast Guard intercepted 117 Dominican migrants some 20 nautical miles east of the Dominican Republic, ...

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Migrants Might Pose Risk to Unguarded Merchant Ships

Migrants Might Pose Risk to Unguarded Merchant Ships

Only those commercial ships operating with security personnel onboard should assist in rescuing seaborne refugees, ...

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Malaysian Naval Forces to Help Boat Migrants

Malaysian Naval Forces to Help Boat Migrants

Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has ordered Royal Malaysian Navy and Malaysian Maritime Enforcement ...

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EU Establishes EUNAVFOR Med

BIMCO Welcomes Military Operations Against Mediterranean Migrant Smugglers

The EU Council has agreed to establish EUNAVFOR Med, a military operation to break the business model of smugglers ...

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Malaysia and Indonesia Agree to Aid Boat People

Indonesia

Malaysia and Indonesia have agreed to offer temporary shelter and assistance to around 7,000 migrants still ...

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Asia: Migrants Stuck in Never-Ending Ordeal at Sea

Around 8,000 migrants are believed to be stuck at sea off the coasts of Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia waiting ...

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Over 500 Migrants Rescued in Two Operations off Libya

Over 500 Migrants Rescued in Two Operations off Libya

The UK Royal Navy rescued over 400 migrants, and the Malta-based private rescue initiative Migrant Offshore Aid ...

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