Refugee Sea Rescue Ship Launched

Sea-Watch 4 set sail in the Mediterranean

Anli Serfontein
Aug 19, 2020 · 4 min read

The additional refugee sea rescue ship Sea-Watch 4 initiated by the German Protestant churches umbrella body EKD with the “United4Rescue” alliance has set off on its first mission in the Mediterranean after a year of preparations.

Sea-Watch 4 on a test sail off the coast of Spain in July 2020 © United4Rescue, Chris Grodotzki

The ship, financed by donations led by German Protestant churches, left the Spanish…