Sea-Watch 2 spent the Easter weekend in Le Havre, France. A hurricane with more than 60 knots (picture 2) forced us to remain anchored. The crew (photo 1) used the break to work on machine, deck and the ship in general. Sea-Watch 2 is now heading towards Biskaya.Details
Sea-Watch 2 is today leaving Hamburg to be able to start SAR mission mid April off Libya. We are very happy to leave all renovations behind and finally start our maritime rescue in Central Mediterranean.
Crew that arrived only yesterday had a huge operation today. A wooden yacht with more than 120 people on board capsized in the cliffs near Palios, Lesbos. At arrival we found 4 people already in the water close to drowning, 2 children and 2 adults. After rescuing them safely onto our RHIB we moved on to…Details
Henry Christian Thomsen and his wife Ellen Margrethe are a symbol of resistance movement during WW2. The couple saved more than 1000 Jewish refugees by conveying them from Denmark to Sweden by boat. This is why Sea-Watch and CADUS – Search & Rescue new operational vessel was today christened after H.E. Thomsen. It will rescue refugees…Details