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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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Greece has been secretly abandoning migrants at sea to get rid of them

Migrants. Rocks. Shore. Children

PortandTerminal.com, August 15, 2020 ATHENS – The New York Times is reporting (paywall) that at least 1,072 migrants were sailed to the edge of Greece’s territorial waters on inflatable, sometimes rudderless, life rafts and abandoned by Greek authorities. The Times analyzed evidence from multiple sources, including academic researchers, the Turkish Coast Guard, and independent watchdogs groups. They found that there …

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Container Migrant Deaths: All 39 victims Vietnamese, most from same village

PortandTerminal.com, November 2, 2019 The bodies of 39 Asians found in a refrigerated truck trailer near a port in England were initially thought to be Chinese nationals. It has now been discovered that all victims were Vietnamese, most from the same part of Vietnam ESSEX, ENGLAND – All 39 people found dead in a refrigerated truck in Essex were Vietnamese, …

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Dying to get in: 39 bodies of migrants found in refrigerated container

PortandTerminal.com, October 23, 2019 British police launched one of the country’s biggest ever murder investigations on Wednesday after 39 bodies were found inside a refrigerated tractor-trailer container in southeast England ESSEX, ENGLAND – 39 bodies of migrants trying to illegally enter the UK were found in a refrigerated container on the back of a truck in England. Police believe that the truck originated in Bulgaria. The …

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