MOAS (the Migrant Offshore Aid Station) is a registered Foundation (VO/0939) based in Malta. It is dedicated to preventing loss of life at sea by providing assistance to migrants who find themselves in distress while crossing the Mediterranean Sea in unsafe vessels.
Equipped with the 40-metre (130 ft) expedition vessel, the Phoenix, two Remote Piloted Aircraft, two RHIBs (rigid-hulled inflatable boats), and a highly experienced team of rescuers and paramedics, MOAS is able to locate, monitor, and assist vessels in distress.
The project – financed by private individuals who believe strongly in mitigating disasters at sea – is led by Martin Xuereb, Malta’s former Chief of Defense, with a distinguished Board of Advisers.
Watch the videos to see the amazing work that these heroes do to save lives.