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Nigeria’s Rivers State gets new patrol boats

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The government of Nigeria’s Rivers State has donated 14 boats to local security forces to combat maritime crime in the state. The boats were handed...

At least 21 migrants die after boat sinks off Tunisia

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At least 21 migrants died after the boat carrying them sank off the coast of Tunisia, a security official said, the second such disaster...

Saudi-led coalition destroys Houthi rigged boats, drones – state media

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The Saudi-led coalition battling Yemen’s Houthi forces has destroyed two explosive-laden boats that the Iran-aligned group planned to use in an “imminent” attack launched...

At least 39 die as two migrant boats sink off Tunisia

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mig At least 39 migrants died when two boats sank off Tunisia on Tuesday as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to the Italian island...

Italy confirms patrol boat donation to Libya

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Italy's parliament has approved the donation of 12 patrol vessels to Libya to enhance its Coast Guard in dealing with the migrant...

Ghana marine police receive two patrol boats

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The Ghana Police Service Marine Unit has taken delivery of two Ally-Gator boats sponsored by the Japanese embassy and the United...

Angola confirmed as Super Dvora Mk 3 patrol boat customer

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Angola is the customer for four Super Dvora Mk 3 patrol boats ordered from Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) in 2015. At the time...

Libyan coastguard intercepts migrants on rubber boats

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The Libyan coastguard picked up 324 migrants trying to leave the North African country on board two rubber boats. Libya's western coastline is...

Libyans use boats to flee “terrible” violence

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Just before the sun dipped into the Mediterranean one recent evening, rescuers spotted a tiny wooden boat on the horizon. Aboard were...

Armed group stopping migrant boats leaving Libya

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An armed group is stopping migrant boats from setting off across the Mediterranean from a city west of Tripoli that has been...

Aid groups split over new Italian rules for migrant rescue

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Five aid groups operating migrant rescue ships in the Mediterranean refuse to sign up to the Italian government's code of conduct, the...

Italy drafts code of conduct for NGO migrant boats

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The Italian government, looking to stem the flow of migrants to the country, has drawn up a draft code of conduct for...

Spike in migrant boats to Spain may signal shift in Africa...

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The number of migrants crossing into Spain by sea from North Africa doubled in 2017 from last year, outpacing the Libya-Italy route...

Italian prosecutor maintains rescue boats in contact with people smugglers

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An Italian prosecutor has evidence of phone calls between Libyan people smugglers and aid groups operating rescue boat, he told newspaper La...

Nautic acquires Austral Marine

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Paramount Group company Nautic Africa has announced the acquisition of Durban-based boat builder Austral Marine as part of its growth strategy. Nautic said...

Hijackers take two boats, hostages, off Nigeria – sources

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Gunmen boarded two fishing vessels just off the coast of Nigeria and took two people hostage, security sources said the latest in...

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