Entries by Sea-Eye

SEA-EYE 4 saved 24 more lives

During the night from Wednesday to Thursday, a distress call reached the SEA-EYE 4 via AlarmPhone. 24 people were in distress in a small wooden boat in the Maltese search and rescue zone and called for help. Malta, meanwhile, remained silent.

German authorities ask SEA-EYE 4 for help in rescuing 34 people

Once again, Malta abandons refugees in distress at sea to their fate and refuses to provide any assistance to a container ship of the Hapag-Lloyd shipping line. Finally, the German rescue coordination center in Bremen intervened and called the SEA-EYE 4 for help.

Lampedusa as an Island of Peace

In a joint statement, several organisations support the initiative of the mayor of Lampedusa and Linosa to restructure the accommodation and distribution of refugees and to align it with human rights.

Aid organizations criticize unequal treatment of refugees

On the occasion of the SEA-EYE 4’s sixth rescue mission in total, Sea-Eye and German Doctors explicitly call on the German government to treat all fleeing people equally and to demand the same from all other European member states.

SEA-EYE 4 Docks in Augusta with 106 Rescued People

A long mission comes to a good end! The crew is exhausted after hard days at sea. No wonder, because the mission already started with strong waves and various distress calls challenged the SEA-EYE 4.

Ukrainian Captain Saves 32 People from Dying in Mediterranean Sea

In 4 meter high waves, Captain Vasyl Maksymenko and the crew of his container ship rescued refugees from a wooden boat who had already spent 3 days at sea. But that’s not all: After the rescue operation, the captain and his crew fill the Geneva Refugee Convention with life.

“They catch you at sea, they mistreat you.”

On board the SEA-EYE 4, Monique told her harrowing story to our crew member Fiona just before Christmas. It gives us an insight into the fate of the young woman, the dangers on the flight as well as the hell in Libya.