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The Italian Coast Guard keeps “Sea Watch 3” in “administrative detention” for irregularities

July 9, 2020

The Italian coast guard announced on Wednesday that one of the NGO Sea Watch ships, the “Sea Watch 3” with the German flag, remains in “administrative detention” due to a number of “irregularities” that could have endangered the safety of “Watch” “The crew and the rescued people will remain, as well as” some violations “that would endanger the marine environment.

The maritime unit said in a statement that a routine inspection of the ship identified “technical and operational irregularities” that could pose a risk to the crew and to those who recovered after being rescued on board.

The NGO’s boat has been docked in the port of Porto Empedocle, an Italian city on the coast of the Strait of Sicily, in recent weeks after the rescued migrants were brought on board the Moby ferry. Zazà.

The Italian Coast Guard keeps “Sea Watch 3” in “administrative detention” for irregularitiesThe Italian Coast Guard keeps “Sea Watch 3” in “administrative detention” for irregularities

The Coast Guard said that the inspection of the ship’s facilities also confirmed “some violations” of environmental and marine safety laws.