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Pushback Ongoing Involving 400+ People

Yesterday morning Aegean Boat Report was contacted by a large group of people on a cargo ship drifting south of Ierapetra, Crete south. People onboard estimated that there are between 300-400 people onboard. The boat was heading towards Italy, but due to bad weather and engine problems they headed towards Crete, where the engine stopedContinue reading “Pushback Ongoing Involving 400+ People”

Not In My Name

On Sunday morning, October 17, a boat reported to be carrying 23 people, 14 men, 4 women and 5 children landed west of Armenistis, Ikaria north west. The new arrivals contacted several organizations to make their presence known, pictures, videos and location data was received, and local media was contacted. Local residents, that arrived inContinue reading “Not In My Name”

Oil Tanker Rescued 150 People In Distress

The thanker Aristotanis was heading to Crete, when they came across a wooden boat in distress, 70 nautical miles southwest of the island of Schiza, Peloponnese. The tanker, carrying Marshall Island flag, decided to take the people onboard, because the wooden boat was drifting and taking in water. The wooden boat was supposedly carrying 150Continue reading “Oil Tanker Rescued 150 People In Distress”