RESCUE

47 immigrants rescued south of Crete
NEWS

A merchant ship rescued a group of 47 migrants from a distressed boat located 25 nautical miles south of Gavdos, south of Crete, on Thursday.



Coast guard rescues 27 migrants from islet off Samos
NEWS

Coast guard officials on Samos have picked up 27 migrants who were stranded on a rocky islet northeast of the eastern Aegean island. Upon receiving information that the migrants were on Aghios Nikolaos, a coast guard vessel approached the islet and located the group. A patrol boat subsequently, collected the migrants and took them to […]


Winds hampering search for missing seamen
NEWS

Strong winds are hampering the ongoing search for 12 seamen who have been missing since the freighter they were sailing on went down near the northeastern Aegean island of Lesvos on Sunday.

Body identified in Raptor freighter sinking
NEWS

Greek authorities confirmed on Monday the identification of the body discovered at sea on Sunday as that of an Egyptian sailor from the crew of the sunken freighter Raptor. The vessel sank off the coast of Lesvos on Sunday morning, leaving 12 out of the 14 crew members still missing.




Migrant rescue near Samos; deceased woman found
NEWS

A Greek Coast Guard vessel on Tuesday conducted a rescue operation for 47 migrants, among them a deceased woman, who were aboard a dinghy in the open sea to the northwest of Samos in the eastern Aegean.