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6,800 illegal immigrants rescued off Libyan coast in 2020

6,800 illegal immigrants rescued off Libyan coast in 2020

  International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said on Tuesday that 6,848 illegal immigrants have been rescued and returned to Libya so far in 2020. IOM said the...

45 rescued from burning ferry off Philippine coast

45 rescued from burning ferry off Philippine coast

  45 crew members were evacuated from a fire-stricken ferry off Cebu on Thursday, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said. The roll-on/roll-off passenger ship MV...

Nigeria to prosecute pirates under new law

Navy: How Special Force rescued 18 foreign crew members

  The Defence headquarters on Thursday disclosed that Gallant Special Boat Service Forces of the Nigerian Navy, deployed by the Nigerian Navy Ship, ‘Nguru’, on...

Italy-bound migrants rescued in the Mediterranean

Italy-bound migrants rescued in the Mediterranean

  No fewer than 500 migrants were rescued in the Mediterranean by two boats run by aid agencies, the groups said Monday, adding that the rescued migrants were...

VIDEO: Passenger who jumped off cruise ship rescued in Indian Ocean 

VIDEO: Passenger who jumped off cruise ship rescued in Indian Ocean 

  A man who jumped overboard as a cruise ship sailed between Madagascar and Mauritius on the last day of 2019 was miraculously found and rescued after spending...

Hong Kong: Oil tanker fire kills one, 23 crew members rescued

Hong Kong: Oil tanker fire kills one, 23 crew members rescued

One person was killed, while 23 were rescued when an oil and chemical tanker caught fire off Hong Kong’s Lamma Island on Tuesday, the police said. The 17,000-tonne...

Jin Hua: 12 mariners rescued from storm-grounded ship

Jin Hua: 12 mariners rescued from storm-grounded ship

Taiwan’s Maritime and Port Bureau said on Tuesday that it evacuated 12 Indonesian crew members of the grounded cargo ship Jin Hua. The ship ran aground on Sunday due...

301 migrants rescued off Libyan coast

301 migrants rescued off Libyan coast

A cross section of the Nigerian immigrants rescued on 6 November on Libyan waters. More than 300 migrants on board two rubber boats have been rescued off the Libyan...

41 migrants rescued off Turkey’s Aegean coast

The Turkish coast guard on Thursday rescued 41 illegal migrants after their inflatable boat sank off Turkey’s Aegean coast, a local media reported. The accident...

Over 100 died in boat wreck off Libya - MSF

255 migrants rescued in Mediterranean

By Jite Eriabie  Some 255 migrants were rescued overnight in the Mediterranean off the coast of Libya, just before a front of bad weather hit the area, the Italian...

900 migrants rescued off Libya arrive in Italy

900 migrants rescued off Libya arrive in Italy

Sicily on Monday welcomed nearly 900 migrants rescued in Mediterranean waters off the coast of Libya in the past few days, with many expressing relief at having escaped...

21 die in Sokoto boat mishap

One dead, 19 rescued in fresh boat mishap in Lagos 

A woman died and 19 others rescued after a passenger boat capsized in Lagos on Tuesday. It was gathered that the deceased’s husband was also in the boat but survived...