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Three migrants lose hope and jump off a Maersk tanker

Migrants on ship. Tanker in distance

PortandTerminal.com, September 7, 2020 COPENHAGEN – Three people lost hope on Sunday and jumped into the Mediterranean near Malta from a stranded Maersk tanker they’ve been stranded on now for over a month. Maersk’s crew rescued the 3 desperate migrants along with 24 others on Aug. 4 from a wooden dinghy that had been at sea for days. The rickety …

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Punished for answering SOS. Maersk ship stuck at sea after rescuing 27 migrants

Migrants sit in a boat alongside the Maersk Etienne tanker

REUTERS, AUGUST 20, 2020 COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – A Maersk oil tanker has been anchored off the coast of Malta for two weeks after rescuing 27 migrants, including a child and a pregnant woman, with authorities in Malta and Tunisia denying the vessel entry, the company said on Wednesday. The crew of Maersk Etienne, an oil tanker owned by Denmark’s Maersk …

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