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  • 11 July 2014
    Authorities

    Crewmembers from the US Coast Guard Cutter Key Biscayne repatriated 71 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Tuesday.   This repatriation is a result of five separate attempts to illegally migrate to the United States aboard rustic vessels in the Florida Straits stemming back to July 3rd. On July 3, a CBP-aircraft located a […]

  • 12 October 2015
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    The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Confidence repatriated 12 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, on Saturday. While on routine patrol a Coast Guard aircraft spotted a vessel with migrants aboard south of Marquesas Keys, Florida, Wednesday. The aircraft notified Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders who quickly diverted the Coast Guard […]

  • 31 March 2016
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    The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo repatriated 52 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, March 30. These repatriations are a result of three separate migrant interdictions at sea in the south Florida Straits. On Saturday, an Air Station Clearwater HC-130 aircrew located a make-shift raft south of Key West, Florida, […]

  • 14 January 2013

    The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kodiak Island repatriated 46 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Sunday. The Seventh Coast Guard District prosecuted four different Cuban migration cases that resulted in a total of 46 interdicted migrants by the crews of the Coast Guard Cutters Knight Island and Sawfish. The 46 migrants were […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Authorities

    US Coast Guard crews aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. and the Coast Guard Cutter Valiant repatriated 86 migrants illegally migrating from Cuba and Haiti.   These repatriations are a result of five separate interdictions of people attempting to illegally migrate to the United States through the Florida Straits stemming back to Sunday. […]

  • 28 March 2014

    Crewmembers aboard the United States Coast Guard Cutter Nantucket repatriated 10 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Saturday.   Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Legare located a rustic vessel 23-miles southeast of Vaca Key, Fla., Tuesday and safely embarked the four Cuban migrants. The migrants were later transferred to the cutter Nantucket. A good […]

  • 20 August 2014
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    The US Coast Guard rescued 64 Cuban migrants and 100 Haitian migrants during a busy week of illegal maritime migration attempts from Cuba and Haiti into the United States.   The 64 Cuban migrants were repatriated last week following three separate interdictions at sea in the Florida Straits dating back to August 7. On Monday, […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Coast Guard crews aboard the Coast Guard Cutters Key Biscayne and Margaret Norvell repatriated 53 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba.   These repatriations are a result of three separate interdictions of people attempting to illegally migrate to the United States. On Sept. 16, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutters Pelican and […]

  • 28 June 2016
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    The U.S Coast Guard repatriated 103 Cuban migrants, including one migrant with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, from June 25 – 27. The Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. crew repatriated 58 Cuban migrants Saturday, and 45 more Cuban migrants Monday. The U.S. Coast Guard said the repatriations were a result of 10 […]

  • 18 July 2017
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    Following an EU Committee report into the operation Sophia which said the undertaking is not working, EU members seem less willing to continue the mission. The mission which, as the report says, was failing to deliver its mandate of disrupting the migrant smugglers’ networks, was supposed to be extended to the end of 2018. It […]

  • 29 March 2013

    The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter William Flores repatriated 46 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Thursday, who were interdicted in two different cases this week. The first interdiction occurred after Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received notification of a 15-foot raft with 29 people aboard south of Key West, Fla., Saturday. […]

  • 4 October 2013

    Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell repatriated 63 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Wednesday. This repatriation was a result of five separate migrant interdictions between September 25 and September 29. Through a coordinated effort involving aircrews with Customs Border and Protection and Coast Guard Air Station Miami, crewmembers aboard several Coast […]

  • 20 August 2015
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    Sixty-five Cuban migrants aboard the US Coast Guard Cutters William Trump and Raymond Evans were repatriated to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba over the last five days. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter William Trump repatriated seven Cuban migrants Tuesday. This repatriation is a result of two separate migrant interdictions at sea in the south […]

  • 20 January 2015
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    Italian Navy’s Cassiopea class patrol boats Libra P 402 rescued almost 500 migrants on Thursday night, January 15. As part of the Frontex Triton operation, the vessel encountered two boats carrying migrants 60 nautical miles off Tripoli. The boats were carrying 111 and 175 migrants respectively. Once they were rescued by a port authority vessel, the migrants boarded […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Between Friday and Sunday, the Italian Navy ships have been involved in numerous rescue operations during which they rescued almost 4,000 migrants.   In the multiple operations of assistance to vessels coming from the North African coast several dead bodies were recovered. The patrol boat Sirio rescued 73 immigrants from a boat in distress on Saturday night, […]

  • 7 September 2015
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    On Saturday the Irish Navy’s LÉ NIAMH was tasked by the Italian Marine Rescue Co Ordination Centre (IMRCC) to investigate a sighting of three possible migrant vessels. When the warship arrived on scene the vessel Seawatch was already there and had distributed lifejackets to migrants onboard one vessel. LÉ NIAMH deployed rhibs (rigid hull inflatable boats) to take […]

  • 23 May 2013

    The crew of the United States Coast Guard Cutter William Flores repatriated seven Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., received a report from a good Samaritan of a rustic vessel taking on water east of Card Sound, Fla., May 18. Coast Guard Air Station Miami […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Coast Guard repatriated 121 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Monday interdicted in seven separate events in the past week. All seven interdictions included unseaworthy, homemade vessels that posed significant risk to the migrants attempting to make the perilous journey. The Coast Guard has increased patrols in the Florida Straits in response […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Seventeen more lives were lost in a recent migrant tragedy that occurred in the Strait of Sicily. During rescue operation on December 4, the Italian Navy vessels managed to rescue 278 migrants from three vessels south of Lampedusa. Sixteen deaths were presumably caused by hypothermia and dehydration, and one person died of pulmonary edema. The survivors were […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The medical team aboard the Italian aircraft carrier ITS Cavour has performed a surgical operation on a migrant rescued in the central Mediterranean Sea. Following an April 11 rescue operation in the central Mediterranean Sea, which led to the rescue of more than 2000 lives from 8 boats spotted by a Luxembourg SW3 Merlin III aircraft, the Frontex operation […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    In yet another repatriation, the crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore transported 43 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, on Wednesday. These operations are a result of three separate interdictions at sea in the south Florida Straits. The Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore, along with numerous other Coast Guard patrol boats and aircraft, aggressively patrol […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Italian Navy engaged in three rescue operations saving the lives of hundreds of migrants that reached the Strait of Sicily from the North African coasts onboard rickety boats on Friday.   ITS Sirio rescued 105 migrants from an inflatable boat. The vessel then reached the Singaporean motor ship Stjerneborg to take onboard 55 more people rescued […]

  • 7 July 2016
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    Two new members of the Operation Sophia taskforce, German Navy ships Datteln und Werra, saved 701 migrants from the Mediterranean Sea on July 5. German Navy minehunter Datteln was the first to spot migrants 100 kilometers northwest of the Libyan capital Tripoli. Moments later, the tender Werra spotted four rubber boats five kilometers away. Upon receiving orders by […]

  • 28 October 2015
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    The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriated 70 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bluefin repatriated five Cuban migrants on Monday. These repatriations are a result of five separate interdictions at sea in the south Florida Straits. These events consisted of Cubans […]

  • 3 January 2014

    The Italian Navy Landing Platform Helicopter (LPH) ship San Marco saved 233 migrants from an ill-fated journey in the Mediterranean waters south of Sicily late Wednesday, Reuters reports. The immigrants were subsequently transferred to a frigate, which ferried them to Augusta, a port town in eastern Sicily, according to Italian Navy officials. The migrants are […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    More than 5,000 migrants trying to reach Europe have been rescued in the Central Mediterranean over the weekend. British, Maltese, Belgian and Italian vessels and Icelandic and Finnish planes deployed in EU operation Triton coordinated by Frontex were fully engaged in this rescue effort. Frontex Executive Director Fabrice Leggeri said: This is the biggest wave […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Authorities

    Op Sophia vessels, assisted by the Spanish air force aircraft Vigma D-4 rescued 208 migrants at sea, while they were sailing towards Europe on March 6. According to EUNAVFOR, migrants on board two rubber boats were spotted by the Vigma D-4 aircraft 30 Nautical Miles North of Tripoli. The aircraft then reported their position to the Italian Maritime Rescue […]

  • 14 June 2013

    Crewmembers aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ocracoke repatriated 38 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Wednesday. This repatriation was a result of two migrant interdiction cases. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., received a report of a rustic vessel south of Marathon, Fla., June 7. The Coast Guard Cutter Sawfish responded […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Authorities

    One German corvette and one Spanish frigate participated in a medical evacuation of a migrant previously saved in the Mediterranean Sea. On January 28, German frigate FGS Ludwigshafen am Rhein carried out her first rescue operation on her deployment with Operation Sophia. The frigate embarked a total of 121 migrants on board. One of the […]