Home Tags Greek Coast Guard

Tag: Greek Coast Guard

Coast Guard Rescues 113 Migrants Aboard Maltese-Flagged Freighter off Paxi

The Greek Coast Guard rescued 113 migrants on Tuesday, from a Maltese-flagged freighter Gagliarda that was sailing adrift 32 miles west of the Ionian...

Greek Coast Guard Rescues About 85 Migrants Off Kalamata’s Coast

The latest arrivals of migrants in Greece were found near the mainland of the country's southern coast near Kalamata, theglobeandmail.com has reported. Authorities have reported that...

43kg of Cocaine Found in Truck; Four Persons Arrested

The Greek Coast Guard arrested four persons in Aspropyrgos, northern Attica, alleged to be involved in a drug dealing ring on Wednesday. The operation was...

29 Migrants and Refugees Rescued; Two Traffickers Arrested

Coast Guard spotted early Saturday a dinghy with migrants and refugees off the coasts of the island of Oinousses the dinghy apparently was directed...

More Than 1,000 Remains of Refugees, Migrants Not Claimed or Identified in Greece

More than 1,000 remains of refugees and migrants that arrived in Greece over the past 20 years have not been identified, according to data...

48 Migrants Rescued from Distressed Vessel Near Greek Island Zakynthos

On Monday, forty-eight migrants including 16 children were located by the Greek coast guard aboard a sailboat in the sea area between Kefalonia and Zakynthos, after...

Greek Coast Guard Rescues Distressed Migrant Boat off Shores of Samos; 49 Migrants On...

Greece's coast guard embarked on a search and rescue operation of a distressed migrant boat off the shores of the Greek island of Samos Tuesday morning, the...

Speedboat in Western Greece Found with Nearly a Ton of Marijuana Onboard

Following a tip-off to the Greek Coast Guard a speedboat in western Greece was seized with almost a ton of marijuana onboard on Monday,...

Migrants Rescued from Fire at Refugee Camp in Thessaloniki

Authorities in Thessaloniki are investigating the cause of a fire that broke out Saturday at a migrant reception center near the Thessaloniki Port Authority. Twelve...

70 Migrants Rescued off Southwest Tip of Peloponnese, While 185 Migrants Arrive in Lesvos...

On Friday morning the Greek coast guard picked up a boat carrying some 70 migrants near the southwest of the Peloponnese region of Greece,...

Distress Signal from Vessel in South Mediterranean, Greek Coast Guard Launches Rescue Operation

According to the Greek Shipping Ministry, the Greek Coast Guard has launched a rescue operation for a vessel with about 200 migrants on board which...

Arrivals of Unaccompanied Refugee Children Rising, Greek Coast Guard Staff Report

The number of unaccompanied refugee children arriving in Greece from the shores of Turkey spiked in the first quarter of 2016, according to figures...

LATEST