sea rescue

Migrants sit in a boat navigating the waters in the English Channel off the coast of northern France | Photo: Salmeer Al-Doumy/AFP/Getty Images
Operation Irini in the Mediterranean just completed its first year. So far it has carried out no migrant rescue missions | Photo: EUNAVFOR MED Operation Irini
Italian Justice Minister, Marta Cartabia, during question time at the Lower House of Parliament |  Photo:ARCHIVE/ANSA/ANGELO CARCONI
The Open Arms vessel had been at sea for five days | Source: Screenshot from Open Arms
Migrants on board an overcrowded rubber dinghy in the Mediterranean Sea, prior to being rescued by Open Arms, on February 12, 2021 | Photo: Bruno Thevenin/picture-alliance/dpa/AP
The Open Arms is one of the busiest private rescue operations in the Mediterranean | Photo: Open Arms
The entrance into port of the German humanitarian ship Sea-Watch 3. Messina, February 27, 2020 | Photo: ANSA/CARMELO IMBESI
The migrants were picked up and taken to the French ports of Calais and Boulogne-sur-Mer | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/Maxppp/J. Ben Azzouz
A boat carrying Tunisian migrants enters the port of Lampedusa, Italy, on April 12, 2020 | Photo: ANSA/Ettore Ferrari
From file: A rescue mission in the Mediterranean on November 11, 2020 | Photo: Sergi Camara/AP Photo/picture-alliance
Snapshot of a video produced by the New York Times about the fatal attempt of migrants to cross the Mediterranean in November 2017. A Libyan coast guard vessel is seen in the top left corner | Credit: New York Times/Sea-Watch
The Aita Mari rescued 102 migrants off the coast of Libya on Friday | Photo: Maydayterraneo