Humanitarian Initiative in the Mediterranean

The IMRF was recently made aware of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) a new organisation made up of a group of humanitarians, security professionals, medical staff and experienced maritime operators who have combined resources to help prevent tragedies at sea in the Mediterranean.


This One’s for Real

Andrew Ingram, of NSRI South Africa, writes:

At Hout Bay, a few kilometres from Cape Town on the southern tip of Africa, expired flares are regularly fired, instead of being handed in to the Police as is required by South African law.

Over New Year's Eve and other holidays, it is common for everything from pencil flares to 1000ft distress rockets to be fired on the coast ... and sometimes even from vessels at sea.

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International Maritime Rescue Federation
50 Allardice Street
AB39 2RA
United Kingdom

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