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rescue ship

In shipping control, a ship of a convoy stationed at the rear of a convoy column to rescue survivors.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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In June, Malta investigated a Dutch-flagged rescue ship, the Lifeline, run by the same German charity, after it docked more than 230 migrants.
At the same time your police steal blankets from people you force to live on the streets while you suppress protests and criminalise people who defend the rights of migrants and asylum seekers" Migrant rescue ship captain Pia Klemp turns down Paris's highest civilian award
The plight of the Ocean Viking, run by MSF and another French charity, SOS Mediterranee, threatens to create another migration standoff with Italy if it chooses to head there, after weeks of controversy involving another charity-run rescue ship.
MADRID, Aug 18 (KUNA) -- Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced on Sunday that Algeciras port in southern Cadiz province opened to receive the "Open Arms" rescue ship, which was stuck in front of Italy's Island Lampedusa.
Rescued migrants sleep on deck of the 'Ocean Viking' rescue ship, jointly operated by French NGOs SOS Mediterranee and Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) on August 17, 2019, during a search-and-rescue operation in the Mediterranean Sea.
The American film star took food and supplies by boat to 121 people aboard the Open Arms, a rescue ship floating in international waters near the Italian island of Lampedusa after being blocked from entering ports in Italy and Malta.
Authorities on Lampedusa last week seized another rescue ship belonging to German aid group Sea-Watch after it forced its way into port with dozens of rescued migrants on board and arrested its captain, Carola Rackete.
The Italian investigating judge of Agrigento, Alessandra Vella, lifted the house arrest put on the German captain Carola Rackete of the migrant rescue ship, Sea-Watch.
LAMPEDUSA, Sicily The German captain of a humanitarian rescue ship with 40 migrants aboard has been arrested after she rammed her vessel into an Italian border police motorboat while docking at a tiny Mediterranean island Saturday in defiance of Italy's anti-migrant interior minister.
The country's state-run news agency (IRNA) said " Rescue ship has evacuated 44 crew members from the tankers, bringing them to safety to the city of Jask in the southern Hormozgan Province." One of the tankers was identified as the Marshall Islands-flagged heading from Qatar to Taiwan, while the second was a Panama-flagged ship coming from a port in Saudi Arabia towards Singapore.
In July 2018, China sent a rescue ship to Zamora or Subi Reef, which has been modified to adapt to the natural conditions in the area.
Xinhua also reported that it deployed another rescue ship on Zamora Reef (Subi) last October to replace the first one it used in July.