509 migrants disemarked from two NGO ships
On Dec 11 the 'Humanity 1' berthed in Bari, where the 261 migrants on board disembarked. Among them were 93 moinors, most of them unaccompanied. The ship meanhwhle left the port again, headed to Burriana. The 'Geo Barents' with 248 migrants on board berthed in Salerno. Report with photo: https://www.berchtesgadener-anzeiger.de/startseite_artikel,-rettungsschiffe-bringen-mehr-als-500-migranten-an-land-_arid,753594.html
Bari assigned as safe port
The 'Louise Michel' was permitted to disembark the 33 migrants on board on Lampedusa island on board in the night of Dec 8. The ship was permitted to dock due to approaching bad weather. The 'Humanity 1' with 261 boat people on board got Bari assignet as a safe port. The 'Geo Barents' was permitted to enter the port of Salerno on Dec 9. The voyage will take more than 24 hours. One unaccompanied 14 year old boyy was medevaced with abdominal pain from the ship by the Italian Coast Guard before.
NGO ship has more than 250 rescued migrants on board
More than 250 rescued boat pepole were on board the "Humanity 1" on Dec 6 after several rescue operations in the Mediterranean. In the night of Dec 5 and in the morning of Dec 6, the crew came to the aid of two boats in distress off the Libyan coast. In the night, the emergency call organization "Alarm Phone" pointed out an unseaworthy, double-decker wooden boat that leaned heavily to the side and was threatened to capsize. The crew of the rescue ship "Louise Michel" provided the 49 refugees with life jackets. A ship from the Libyan Coast Guard was also on site and approached the boat, causing some people to fall into the water. They were eventually brought onto the "Humanity 1". In the early morning, the "Humanity 1" then took more than 100 other people on board from an overcrowded rubber dinghy. The responsible authorities in Malta and Italy, among others, have not yet responded to the request to coordinate the rescue.Upload News