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Maltese prosecutors seek confiscation of German rescue boat - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 02/07/2018 - 23:20

Maltese prosecutors seek confiscation of German rescue boat
New Zealand Herald
Italy and its EU partners have maintained it's the job of the Libyan coast guard to perform rescues in its search-and-rescue area. Private aid groups contended that lives were lost because their rescue boats either aren't at sea due to legal woes like ...

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Tourist 'lucky to survive' floating for 21 hours on sunbed - NZ Herald - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 02/07/2018 - 14:01

Tourist 'lucky to survive' floating for 21 hours on sunbed - NZ Herald
New Zealand Herald
A Russian holidaymaker has been rescued after being found seven miles out to sea on an inflatable sunbed "fried" by the sun for 21 hours. Olga Kuldo, 55, was ...

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Surviving the sea: Man overboard on a winter's night - Stuff.co.nz

Mon, 02/07/2018 - 10:46

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Surviving the sea: Man overboard on a winter's night
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I could call Coastguard but we were a long way from assistance. I could pull up the anchor but by the time I did that Corran would be long gone. I also didn't want to take my eyes off where Corran was. As I watched, to my amazement as adrenaline kicked ...

Cruise ship rescues crewmember who went overboard near Cuba - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 02/07/2018 - 07:18

Cruise ship rescues crewmember who went overboard near Cuba
New Zealand Herald
Coast Guard officials said the 33-year-old Filipino crew member was seen going overboard on the Norwegian Getaway on Saturday about 28 miles northwest of Pinar del Rio, Cuba. The unidentified crewmember was found Sunday by the Carnival Glory and ...

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Maritime safety push across Pacific in $16m NZ aid programme - TVNZ

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 06:38

Maritime safety push across Pacific in $16m NZ aid programme
TVNZ
"To be able to share the knowledge and up-skill people in the search and rescue sector for Niue is fantastic," Coastguard NZ's Kerri Walker says. Included in the programme is a search and rescue boat, with Coastguard New Zealand training local police ...

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Maritime safety push across Pacific in $16m NZ aid programme - TVNZ

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 06:38

Maritime safety push across Pacific in $16m NZ aid programme
TVNZ
"To be able to share the knowledge and up-skill people in the search and rescue sector for Niue is fantastic," Coastguard NZ's Kerri Walker says. Included in the programme is a search and rescue boat, with Coastguard New Zealand training local police ...

Spanish boat saves 60 migrants but Italy locks its ports - New Zealand Herald

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 03:33

Spanish boat saves 60 migrants but Italy locks its ports
New Zealand Herald
Fico told reporters that Libya now "isn't a place with security" and its coast guard "needs the support of the Italian navy and coast guard and also from some NGO boats." He urged more solidarity toward the migrants, who he said have "dramatic stories ...

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Spanish rescue ship told not to respond to distress call - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 30/06/2018 - 05:07

Spanish rescue ship told not to respond to distress call
New Zealand Herald
ABOARD THE ASTRAL ON THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA (AP) — A Spanish rescue ship patrolling the Mediterranean Sea said Friday that Italian officials told it to let the Libyan coast guard respond to a distress call from a smuggling boat carrying scores of ...

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The Latest: Spain rescues 90 migrants crossing from Morocco - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 30/06/2018 - 03:45

The Latest: Spain rescues 90 migrants crossing from Morocco
New Zealand Herald
The Libyans managed to rescue 16 migrants from the group Friday and recovered the bodies of three children, coast guard spokesman Ayoub Gassim told The Associated Press. It was unclear when the smugglers' boat had left for the dangerous trip to ...

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Libya's coast guard: About 100 migrants missing at sea off the coast of Libya, feared dead after their boat capsized - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 22:35

Libya's coast guard: About 100 migrants missing at sea off the coast of Libya, feared dead after their boat capsized
New Zealand Herald
CAIRO (AP) — Libya's coast guard: About 100 migrants missing at sea off the coast of Libya, feared dead after their boat capsized. Print this article. Share via email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Show more Bookmark this article. Share on ...

Italian coast guard rescues 3 French sailors off Calabria - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 00:22

Italian coast guard rescues 3 French sailors off Calabria
New Zealand Herald
MILAN (AP) — Italy's Coast Guard says it coordinated the rescue of three French sailors whose boat sank in high waves 150 miles (241 kilometers) from the coast of Calabria. The coast guard said Thursday that the sailors, aged 70 to 91, managed to ...

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Francie tragedy: Lifejackets not worn on fishing boat - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 12:22

New Zealand Herald

Francie tragedy: Lifejackets not worn on fishing boat
New Zealand Herald
Not enough lifejackets has been identified as a key reason eight people died when the charter fishing vessel Francie foundered in rough conditions. The boat, with a skipper and 10 passengers on board, was trying to cross the Kaipara Harbour Bar on ...

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Pilot who landed plane on Coast Guard beach surrenders - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 06:14

Pilot who landed plane on Coast Guard beach surrenders
New Zealand Herald
CAPE MAY, N.J. (AP) — The man who authorities say was piloting a single-engine plane that illegally landed on a Coast Guard beach in New Jersey has turned himself in. Cape May County prosecutors say Jimmy Dahlen Jr. contacted them Wednesday.

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Libyan coast guard rescues 200 migrants bound for Europe - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 20:52

Libyan coast guard rescues 200 migrants bound for Europe
New Zealand Herald
CAIRO (AP) — Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted 200 African migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said late Tuesday a wooden boat was stopped off the eastern coast of the capital, Tripoli. Libya's coast guard has rescued ...

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At Coast Guard Academy, questions about racism and equity - New Zealand Herald

Tue, 26/06/2018 - 16:13

At Coast Guard Academy, questions about racism and equity
New Zealand Herald
(AP) — At the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, officers-in-training spend four years together at a riverside campus steeped in shared values of honor, respect and devotion to duty. Yet for all the uniformity, many say the experience can feel vastly different ...

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Italy's interior minister in Libya for migrant crisis talks - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 25/06/2018 - 22:18

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Italy's interior minister in Libya for migrant crisis talks
New Zealand Herald
Maiteeg announced that the Libyan coast guard had rescued some 1,000 migrants on Sunday, including dozens of women and children in several different rescues. All migrants were given humanitarian and medical aid, and were taken to a naval base in ...
Rescued migrants remain stranded on container ship off Italian coastTVNZ

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Coastguard volunteer Jeff Cramp spurred on by horror stories - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 25/06/2018 - 13:00

Coastguard volunteer Jeff Cramp spurred on by horror stories
New Zealand Herald
Hearing the horror stories about people drowning in the Hokianga Harbour and on the unpredictable bar spurred Jeff Cramp into helping with the establishment of coastguard in the area. Cramp, a Senior Constable at the Rawene Police Station, was one of ...

Italy declines aid ship help, hands migrant rescue to Libya - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 25/06/2018 - 06:41

Italy declines aid ship help, hands migrant rescue to Libya
New Zealand Herald
Spain's Proactiva Open Arms, an aid group whose ship has rescued thousands of migrants in the Mediterranean, raised the alarm that Italy's coast guard had received distress calls from a half-dozen migrant boats carrying a total of around 1,000 people.

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Libyan coast guard intercepts 450 migrants bound for Europe - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 25/06/2018 - 06:33

Libyan coast guard intercepts 450 migrants bound for Europe
New Zealand Herald
CAIRO (AP) — Libya's coast guard intercepted Sunday some 460 African migrants, including dozens of children and women, in the Mediterranean Sea near its shores, a spokesman said. A group of 97 passengers, included 22 women and 26 children, on a ...

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The Latest: No decisions at 'frank and open' migration talks - New Zealand Herald

Mon, 25/06/2018 - 06:11

The Latest: No decisions at 'frank and open' migration talks
New Zealand Herald
Italian coast guard officials said they received distress calls from six different migrant boats Sunday that were in Libya's search-and-rescue territory. The Italians said they alerted ships in the area and formally advised the Libyan coast guard ...

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