Posts tagged as search

Lithuania to choose new search and rescue ship from 7 offers

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Seven shipbuilders have submitted bids for a contract to build a new vessel for the Lithuanian Armed Forces, the Defense Ministry said.  The new vessel will carry out anti-pollution, and search and rescue tasks in the Baltic Sea. The public procurement process has attracted bids from Lithuanian and foreign companies. The offers will be evaluated based on a set of criteria such as the ship’s price and speed, delivery time,…

1 missing, 6 dead in storm in northern Greece

Thursday, July 11, 2019

A search and rescue operation was underway in northern Greece Thursday for a fisherman missing after a powerful storm left six people dead, including two children, and injured about 140. The violent storm in the northern Halkidiki peninsula on Wednesday night ripped up trees and power pylons, tossed vehicles and left swathes of debris across the coast. The 62-year-old fisherman took his fishing boat out in the afternoon and had…

Netanyahu in Baltics in search of European allies

By Arahman Akba on Saturday, August 25, 2018

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Lithuania on Thursday for a Baltic summit saying he hoped to deepen ties with eastern EU nations as Brussels blasted Israel’s plans for fresh settlements in the West Bank. Netanyahu, who has Lithuanian roots, was greeted by the Baltic country’s foreign minister at Vilnius airport. “I want to achieve a balance in the European Union’s not always friendly relations with Israel in order…

NATO’s misfired weaponry or airstrikes on the Baltic countries

By Jonas Dringelis on Wednesday, August 8, 2018

The Spanish Eurofighter Typhoon 2000 launched an AMRAAM-type air-to-air missile over Estonian territory Tuesday afternoon. All the Estonians are very shocked. The incident occurred on Aug. 7, 2018 at around 3:44 PM local time in the Pangodi area of Estonia’s Tartu County, which is situated less than 50 miles west to the country’s border with Russia. The rocket is being searched by helicopters. The Estonian army has started a large-scale…