Member states modified on Tuesday European Union’s counter-smuggling Operation Sophia in the Mediterranean Sea. Operation Sophia’s mandate was due to finalise by the end of March but under the new agreement of the 28 states, the operation was renewed for additional six months.
The Hellenic Coast Guard's Offshore Patrol Vessel 090 "Gavdos" was loaned to transport passengers stranded on the island of Samothrace and in the city of Alexandroupolis after the passenger-car ferry "SAOS II" that normally plies the…
Thirty migrants, including women and children, were found by the coast guard in the sea off the coast of Makri in Alexandroupolis on Sunday.
The head of the Greek coast guard Stamatis Raptis welcomed his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Kendir at an official ceremony held at the Shipping Ministry in Piraeus.
A private yacht picked up two men of Syrian descent found at sea in the area between Naxos and Myconos islands in the Aegean on Monday and transported them to the latter island, where they were admitted to the health center.
The Coast Guard said on Saturday that it spotted 66 illegal immigrants in two boats off the island of Samos. The first boat, transporting 40 people, was intercepted early in the day, while a second boat with 26 illegal immigrants was…
Coast Guard on Thursday rescued 36 refugees and migrants that were on board a boat in the sea region south of the island Sapientza
The Coast Guard located on Monday a body in the sea area off Kokkino Limanaki, where last week's deadly fires took place.
Another dead body, of a man, was recovered by the Coast Guard in the sea off the coast of Artemida on Tuesday. The body was spotted by a Coast Guard helicopter and is currently being taken in a boat to the Port Authority of Rafina for…
The body of 47-year old Russian national who had been missing since Thursday afternoon was found in the sea area of Nea Potidea , Halkidiki, the Coast Guard announced on Friday.