Freighter Falkvaag doesn’t have migrants on board

July 2, 2015 at 04:19 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

French Navy intercepted general cargo vessel Falkvaag, which was suspected in human trafficking, on July 1 in international waters east of Sardinia, and inspected the vessel. No migrants were found, vessel continued her voyage. Falkvaag with 5 Ukrainian crew is en route to Marseille with a cargo of scrap, she was spotted in Libyan waters, and that fact, aggravated by vessel’s age, flag and owner, raised the suspicions of a probable human trafficking.
First news:
Freighter Falkvaag suspect in human trafficking, Mediterranean
General cargo vessel Falkvaag, spotted in waters off Corsica on July 1, is to be intercepted and checked by Italian Coast Guard, as suspect in human trafficking. There almost no doubt, that the vessel is full of illegal migrants to be delivered to Italian coast.

Freighter Falkvaag doesn’t have migrants on board

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