LONDON – The reddingsschip Aquarius, that in the past few years, tens of thousands of migrants from the Mediterranean Sea has been saved, cease his activities. Reports that Doctors Without Borders that the ship, together with partner SOS Méditerranée manages.
The ship is since the end of september in the port of Marseille to the chain because the Panamanian flag, including the food, was lost. The Aquarius was the last reddingsschip that off the coast of Libya, operating. Last year there were in that area five reddingsschepen active.
An Italian prosecutor accused the Aquarius at the end of november of the illegal dumping of toxic waste in the harbor in the South of Italy and wanted the ship to the chain would be laid out. The organization denies and accuses Italy of it that that the humanitarian missions in a criminal daylight trying to set.