Owners Not Ready to Give Up Control to Smart Ships

Orca AI: Maritime industry slow at adapting solutions vital to avoiding collisions.

Merchant Ships Hostage of Italian Immigration Policy

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Not allowing merchant ships to disembark migrants could have significant implications on trade in the Mediterranean.

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Maersk’s Feeder Rescues 113 Migrants off Italy

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Maersk Line's feeder picks up 113 people from a boat off southern Italy.

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Over 30 Migrants Die after Falling from Overcrowded Boat

Over thirty people drowned, including seven children, after an overcrowded wooden boat with approximately 750 ...

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Sophia Rescues 20,000 in 13 Months

European naval forces involved in EUNAVFOR MED operation Sophia have rescued 20,000 people in the Mediterranean ...

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Last Week of May Deadliest in the Mediterranean Sea

Last week’s migrant death toll in the Mediterranean Sea is believed to be the biggest this year as 1,083 ...

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2015 Deadliest Year for Migrants Crossing the Med

With over 3,770 estimated deaths, 2015 has been the deadliest year on record for migrants and refugees crossing the ...

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13 Migrants Die following Collision with Turkish Ferry

At least thirteen migrants drowned, including six children, on Sunday while they were trying to reach the Greek ...

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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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