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Title: GRANDE TEMA immigrant threat
Post by: Robert J Smith on December 21, 2018, 05:25:24 pm
I wondered why she was hanging about in the estuary all day when she was due at Tilbury around midday.

https://news.sky.com/story/group-of-migrants-found-in-thames-cargo-ship-sky-sources-say-11588206


Title: Re: GRANDE TEMA immigrant threat
Post by: MattyBoy on December 21, 2018, 06:55:24 pm
I just seen it on the ITV news. Who's photo did they use ?


Title: Re: GRANDE TEMA immigrant threat
Post by: Barry Graham on December 21, 2018, 10:21:35 pm
BBC 10 o'clock news is crediting the photograph to Farid Mernissi   


Title: Re: GRANDE TEMA immigrant threat
Post by: davidships on December 21, 2018, 10:39:51 pm
Is this the same photo: https://www.itv.com/news/2018-12-21/police-essex-mirgrants-ships/ (https://www.itv.com/news/2018-12-21/police-essex-mirgrants-ships/)

If so, it is by member "har", though credited to Grimaldi Lines:
http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=2226370 (http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=2226370)

Most media are using the freely-available image by Farid Mernissi from Wikimedia.

The Times
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/pirates-in-the-thames-distress-call-claims-stowaways-threatening-crew-5rl725ddj
Photo is credited to "shipsinfo.com", with no mention of their acknowledged source, shipspotting
http://www.shipsinfo.com/vessels/9672090.html
Meanwhile "shipsinfo.com" fails to credit the actual photographer, John White
http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=2410471


Title: Re: GRANDE TEMA immigrant threat
Post by: Robert J Smith on December 22, 2018, 09:27:42 am
SBS special forces retook control last night, four held. Grande Tema now on Tilbury RORO berth.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-46651643


Title: Re: GRANDE TEMA immigrant threat
Post by: Max Buhl on December 23, 2018, 09:47:59 pm
Prison? (but we have to feed them)  and deportation might deter others.

"We have to feed them" - What you'd rather? Let them starve?? Jesus...

I always wonder how thoroughly people manage to overlook the fact that someone who's desperate enough to jump overboard or endanger their lives in small inflatables must have been in hardships beyond our imagination. Of course, threatening crew is not OK, but it's a human tragedy still.
Regards,
Max