Tag Archives: Patera

28 rescued from patera headed to Canaries

The Salvamento Maritimo, Marine Rescue centre, in Las Palmas coordinated a search

Two migrants jump into sea from patera

Salvamento Marítimo intercepted a patera (open boat) Wednesday off the Punta de Maspalomas

59 migrants rescued, including a baby

The Salvamento Maritimo (Maritime Rescue) managed to save 59 people last Thursday

64 migrants rescued at sea from open boat

A patera (open boat) was located Monday on its way to the Canary Islands 

Newsbrief: 57 rescued 120 km from Gran Canaria

A rescue vessel saved 57 migrants from a patera (open boat) adrift on Monday, 65 nautical miles (120 kilometers) from Gran Canaria. the group included a woman with three small children and one pregnant woman. The small boat was located in open seas at around 6pm on Sunday by an Air Force search and rescue plane,…

One dead and 22 survivors after capsize

One person died and 22 others survived after a patera capsized 237 kilometers (127.9 nautical miles)