Refugees from Somalia and Eritrea look at the Sea-Watch from the freight ship Shaya after they were rescued by the vessel's crew. 
       
     
 Philipp Hahn, a crewmember of the Sea-Watch, observes the sea in front of the vessel as it sails towards the Libyan coast from Lampedusa.
       
     
 Ragino Fagner (right), a crew member of the Sea-Watch, and Bruno Wolf, the skipper of the vessel, work on the navigation laptop in the ship's bridge as it sails off the Libyan coast.
       
     
 The crew of the Sea-Watch launches the vessel's tender boat before a search and rescue operation off the coast of Libya.
       
     
 The Sea-Watch's RIB speeds off towards the GPS position of a refugee boat in distress outside the 24-mile zone off Libya's coast.
       
     
 The crew of the Sea-Watch assists migrants and refugees boarding the freight ship Shaya.
       
     
 Refugees from Somalia and Eritrea rest on the freight ship Shaya after being rescued by the Sea-Watch crew.
       
     
 Thomas Lenzen, a physician and crewmember of the Sea-Watch, does a quick medical check amongst Somalian and Eritrean refugees on board of the freight ship Shaya.
       
     
 Refugees from Somalia and Eritrea rest on the freight ship Shaya, Mediterranean Sea after being rescued by the crew of the Sea-Watch.
       
     
 Henning Toben (left) and Reinier Boere, crewmembers of the Sea-Watch, get ready to hoist the vessel's tender on deck after a rescue mission. 
       
     
 The crew of the Sea-Watch discusses the navigational plans for the next days.
       
     
 During a break, Mike Schoepping, the chief mechanic on the Sea-Watch, jumps from the roof of the vessel.
       
     
 Philipp Hahn, a crewmember of the Sea-Watch, works in the vessels machine room during refueling in the harbor of Lampedusa.
       
     
 Philipp Hahn (left) and Mike Schoepping mechanics on the Sea-Watch, try unsuccessfully to fix the vessel's generator. After a series of technical failures, the generator was the next thing to break down, making it impossible to produce fresh water or use the vessel's crane.
       
     
 A view from the bridge of the Sea-Watch as it sails towards Lampedusa after a search and rescue operation off the Libyan coast.
       
     
 Ragino Fagner a crewmember of the Sea-Watch, smokes a cigarette on the vessel's aft deck after a rescue mission.
       
     
 Refugees from Somalia and Eritrea look at the Sea-Watch from the freight ship Shaya after they were rescued by the vessel's crew. 
       
     

Refugees from Somalia and Eritrea look at the Sea-Watch from the freight ship Shaya after they were rescued by the vessel's crew. 

 Philipp Hahn, a crewmember of the Sea-Watch, observes the sea in front of the vessel as it sails towards the Libyan coast from Lampedusa.
       
     

Philipp Hahn, a crewmember of the Sea-Watch, observes the sea in front of the vessel as it sails towards the Libyan coast from Lampedusa.

 Ragino Fagner (right), a crew member of the Sea-Watch, and Bruno Wolf, the skipper of the vessel, work on the navigation laptop in the ship's bridge as it sails off the Libyan coast.
       
     

Ragino Fagner (right), a crew member of the Sea-Watch, and Bruno Wolf, the skipper of the vessel, work on the navigation laptop in the ship's bridge as it sails off the Libyan coast.

 The crew of the Sea-Watch launches the vessel's tender boat before a search and rescue operation off the coast of Libya.
       
     

The crew of the Sea-Watch launches the vessel's tender boat before a search and rescue operation off the coast of Libya.

 The Sea-Watch's RIB speeds off towards the GPS position of a refugee boat in distress outside the 24-mile zone off Libya's coast.
       
     

The Sea-Watch's RIB speeds off towards the GPS position of a refugee boat in distress outside the 24-mile zone off Libya's coast.

 The crew of the Sea-Watch assists migrants and refugees boarding the freight ship Shaya.
       
     

The crew of the Sea-Watch assists migrants and refugees boarding the freight ship Shaya.

 Refugees from Somalia and Eritrea rest on the freight ship Shaya after being rescued by the Sea-Watch crew.
       
     

Refugees from Somalia and Eritrea rest on the freight ship Shaya after being rescued by the Sea-Watch crew.

 Thomas Lenzen, a physician and crewmember of the Sea-Watch, does a quick medical check amongst Somalian and Eritrean refugees on board of the freight ship Shaya.
       
     

Thomas Lenzen, a physician and crewmember of the Sea-Watch, does a quick medical check amongst Somalian and Eritrean refugees on board of the freight ship Shaya.

 Refugees from Somalia and Eritrea rest on the freight ship Shaya, Mediterranean Sea after being rescued by the crew of the Sea-Watch.
       
     

Refugees from Somalia and Eritrea rest on the freight ship Shaya, Mediterranean Sea after being rescued by the crew of the Sea-Watch.

 Henning Toben (left) and Reinier Boere, crewmembers of the Sea-Watch, get ready to hoist the vessel's tender on deck after a rescue mission. 
       
     

Henning Toben (left) and Reinier Boere, crewmembers of the Sea-Watch, get ready to hoist the vessel's tender on deck after a rescue mission. 

 The crew of the Sea-Watch discusses the navigational plans for the next days.
       
     

The crew of the Sea-Watch discusses the navigational plans for the next days.

 During a break, Mike Schoepping, the chief mechanic on the Sea-Watch, jumps from the roof of the vessel.
       
     

During a break, Mike Schoepping, the chief mechanic on the Sea-Watch, jumps from the roof of the vessel.

 Philipp Hahn, a crewmember of the Sea-Watch, works in the vessels machine room during refueling in the harbor of Lampedusa.
       
     

Philipp Hahn, a crewmember of the Sea-Watch, works in the vessels machine room during refueling in the harbor of Lampedusa.

 Philipp Hahn (left) and Mike Schoepping mechanics on the Sea-Watch, try unsuccessfully to fix the vessel's generator. After a series of technical failures, the generator was the next thing to break down, making it impossible to produce fresh water or use the vessel's crane.
       
     

Philipp Hahn (left) and Mike Schoepping mechanics on the Sea-Watch, try unsuccessfully to fix the vessel's generator. After a series of technical failures, the generator was the next thing to break down, making it impossible to produce fresh water or use the vessel's crane.

 A view from the bridge of the Sea-Watch as it sails towards Lampedusa after a search and rescue operation off the Libyan coast.
       
     

A view from the bridge of the Sea-Watch as it sails towards Lampedusa after a search and rescue operation off the Libyan coast.

 Ragino Fagner a crewmember of the Sea-Watch, smokes a cigarette on the vessel's aft deck after a rescue mission.
       
     

Ragino Fagner a crewmember of the Sea-Watch, smokes a cigarette on the vessel's aft deck after a rescue mission.