Showing posts with label ships. Show all posts
Showing posts with label ships. Show all posts

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Malta says to help Italy relocate migrants aboard two ships

rescue vessel Lifeline with 250 migrants
Malta has pledged to take in an undisclosed number of the 450 migrants that were carried by two ships stuck at sea due to a diplomatic dispute between Italy and Malta, Maltese government said on Saturday.

Friday, June 22, 2018

Friday, June 5, 2015

China Rights Capsized Ship, Death Toll Jumps to 97

Rescuers in central China have slowly begun to raised a cruise ship that capsized on the Yangtze River and say there is no chance of finding anyone else alive, as the death toll reached at least 97.

Friday, January 2, 2015

Ezadeen: Italy mounts rescue for 450 migrants abandoned off coast

Italy scrambled a helicopter early on Friday to take control of a crewless merchant ship that lost power as it sailed towards the coast with 450 migrants on board, in the latest maritime incident to hit the waters south of Europe.

The helicopter has been sent to lower men onto the vessel, which is floating in rough seas some 40 miles (65 kilometres) off Capo di Leuca, the tip of Italy's heel, the air force said.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Πλοίο πιθανότατα με εκατοντάδες παράτυπους μετανάστες εξέπεμψε SOS ενώ πλέει ανοιχτά της Κέρκυρας (Σηκώθηκαν super puma) / Vessel carrying passengers off the Greek island of Corfu has sent a distress signal

Πλοίο με αρκετούς επιβάτες εξέπεμψε σήμα κινδύνου δυτικά της Κέρκυρας, μέσω του ευρωπαϊκού αριθμού 112...

Η ιταλική ακτοφυλακή ειδοποίησε άμεσα για το συμβάν τις ελληνικές Αρχές και στο σημείο αναμένεται να καταφθάσουν δύο ελικόπτερα που απογειώθηκαν από την Κέρκυρα.

Monday, December 29, 2014

211 People Rescued, 267 Still on Board Norman Atlantic Ferry (Italian Navy)

211 out of more than 470 passengers of the Norman Atlantic passenger ferry, which caught fire Sunday as it was sailing from Greece to Italy, have been rescued and 267 are still on board, the Italian Navy stated Monday [1].
"211 people have been saved, 267 are still on board," the Italian Navy said on its official Twitter page.

Saturday, June 21, 2014

China committed to settling maritime disputes via dialogue (Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, Athens)

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang addresses the China-Greece Maritime Cooperation Forum in Athens, capital of Greece, June 20, 2014. Photo: Xinhua
China is committed to settling maritime disputes through dialogues and negotiations, on the basis of respecting historical facts and international law, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said here Friday.

Li made the remarks when addressing the China-Greece Marine Cooperation Forum, where he called for stronger maritime cooperation between the two nations and expounded China's viewpoints on maritime affairs.

China, Greece ink $4.6 billion in deals. "Greece can become China's gateway in Europe and the start of a European trade corridor"

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang visited  port of Piraeus in Greece on Friday, after a series of trade and investment deals worth $4.6 billion were signed between the two sides during Li 's three-day visit to Greece.

The deals included multi-billion-dollar Chinese bank loans to build at least 10 Greek-owned ships in Chinese shipyards. There were also agreements on the construction of solar energy parks in Greece, AFP reported.

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