Posts Tagged ‘Aquarius’

Rescue ship Aquarius is back off Libyan coast to save migrants

  • 13 August 2018 - 21:55
Rescue ship Aquarius is back off Libyan coast to save migrants

Two French groups operating the rescue ship Aquarius said on Saturday it was back in Libyan coastal waters for the first time since triggering a diplomatic row over migration in June. The Aquarius picked up 141 people on Friday in two separate operations, SOS Mediterranee and Doctors Without...

Rescue ship Aquarius won’t take migrants back to Libya

  • 6 August 2018 - 10:44
Rescue ship Aquarius won’t take migrants back to Libya

Rescue ship Aquarius, which has picked up almost 3,000 migrants from the Mediterranean this year, will carry out rescue missions without waiting for orders from coastguards and will not return people to Libya, its search and rescue head said. “When we see there is a vessel in distress, with a...