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Around 6,800 Migrants Rescued In Ongoing Operation

As many as 6,800 migrants have been rescued from the Mediterranean Sea in an ongoing operation, including a mother who gave birth to a baby girl on an Italian Navy ship. 392 more words

World

Sicilian fishing boat seized off Libyan coast is recaptured

The Italian navy has taken back control of a Sicilian fishing boat that was seized by the Libyan coastguard up to 64km (40 miles) off the coast of Libya. 224 more words

Maritime Crime

SNMG-2 Arrives In Varna

The ships assigned to Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG-2) arrived to-day to the Bulgarian port Varna. There is a very strong north wind in the Black Sea throughout the weekend and I think the sailors are happy to be in a port in this weather. 239 more words

Turkish Navy

A Mediterranean Nightmare

There was another tragedy on the Mediterranean. This time, over 300 migrants have died. These deaths are directly caused by gross and utterly vicious Libyan (and other) people-smugglers who leave migrants with no food or water, drifting. 193 more words

Politics

Battlefield: The Battle for the Mediterranean

This is a British documentary; The early days of the campaign in the Mediterranean aren’t well known by me; I’m relying on the Brits for accuracy as regards the naval encounters.   75 more words

Documentaries

Italian ship ITS Aviere transits the Corinth Canal