Joint NGO Statement on Italian ‘Unsafe Harbor’-Decree

“Saving all lives, on land and at sea, is possible and it is our duty.” Two days ago, on April 7, the Italian ministries of transport, health, interior, and foreign affairs issued an urgent decree¹ claiming that Italy, due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, would not be able to provide the ‘places of safety’ obligatory…


The alliance United4Rescue has a rescue ship

The “Poseidon” will soon be saving lives in the Mediterranean In a covert bidding process, the alliance United4Rescue and the sea rescue organisation Sea-Watch were able to purchase the former research vessel “Poseidon”. The hashtag of the alliance #WirSchickenEinSchiff („We send a ship“) is to become reality this spring.   Until the end of 2019,…