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Vessel splits into two off Malta

Vessel splits into two off Malta

  Rescue crews in Malta rescued three seafarers after their vessel split in two in the western Mediterranean Sea on Wednesday.  The Armed Forces of Malta was...

Pope Francis makes history with Sea Sunday tweet

Pope Francis to attend Feast of St Paul’s shipwreck in Malta

  The head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis would be attending the annual Feast of St Paul’s Shipwreck’s celebration in the Mediterranean city of Malta on...

China to ban waste foreign vessels for ship recycling

Malta signs Hong Kong Convention on ship recycling

The International Maritime Organization’s treaty for safe and environmentally-sound ship recycling welcomed its twelfth member as Malta acceded to the Hong Kong...

Malta charges 3 African teenagers for hijacking ship on Med Sea

Malta charges 3 African teenagers for hijacking ship on Med Sea

Three teenagers from Africa rescued in the Mediterranean Sea have been charged with hijacking a commercial tanker to force it to change course to Malta. The Turkish...

Aquarius: Stranded migrants land in Malta after standoff

Aquarius: Stranded migrants land in Malta after standoff

The Maltese authorities on Sunday finally took 58 migrants from the Aquarius to Valletta after they had waited for days in rough seas on the rescue ship that can no...

Migrant rescue ship docks in Malta following standoff

Migrant rescue ship docks in Malta following standoff

The Mediterranean rescue ship Aquarius on Wednesday arrived at Valletta harbor in Malta to disembark 141 migrants. The ship’s arrival ends a five-day tug-of-war...

Spain accepts migrant rescue boat rejected by Italy, Malta

A humanitarian rescue boat carrying 60 migrants rescued off Libya docked in Barcelona on Wednesday after being turned away by Malta and Italy, in the latest example of...

Malta impounds second migrant rescue ship

Malta impounds second migrant rescue ship

Malta on Monday stopped a second migrant rescue ship from leaving its port, as the International Organisation for Migration reported over 200 migrant deaths at sea in...

Coastguard recover 1,124 migrants in Mediterranean Sea

Malta to take in migrant rescue ship – Italy

Italy’s Prime Minister said on Tuesday that Malta will let rescue ship Lifeline, dock after Rome refused it entry, ending the vessel’s near week-long wait in the...

Eight migrants dead off Libya as Italy outlines naval mission

Migrant rescue NGO says boat drifting after Italy and Malta refuse access

A Spanish aid group operating in the Mediterranean said on Tuesday one of its boats had been barred by Italy and Malta from disembarking migrants rescued two days ago....

13 missing in migrant boat mishap

Migrant rescue NGO says boat drifting after Italy and Malta refuse access

A Spanish aid group operating in the Mediterranean said on Tuesday one of its boats had been barred by Italy and Malta from disembarking migrants rescued two days ago....

Malta seizes container loaded with 300kg of cocaine 

Malta seizes container loaded with 300kg of cocaine 

Maltese Customs inspectors have seized more than 300kg of cocaine while inspecting a container at Malta Freeport. The name of the ship, which was carrying the container...