+++UPDATE: AQUARIUS temporarily stays in port +++

Due to the attack of the Bourbon Argos (MSF rescue vessel) on August 17th, SOS MEDITERRANEE together with its partner Doctors of the World (MSF) decided to extend the stay of the Aquarius in the port of Catania, Sicily. SOS MEDITERRANEE is currently assessing and strengthening its security preparedness. In this process, the safety and security of the crew has top priority. SOS MEDITERRANEE takes the incident seriously and aims to continue its search and rescue operations as soon as possible.


Jana Ciernioch, SOS MEDITERRANEE Germany: j.ciernioch@sosmediterranee.org