800 Filipino workers return home, Daewoo orders second consecutive evacuation

800 Filipinos left Malta in the early hours of Saturday morning to return home

Photo: Roberto Cassar
Photo: Roberto Cassar
Photo: Roberto Cassar
Photo: Roberto Cassar
Photo: Roberto Cassar
Photo: Roberto Cassar

Around 800 Filipinos evacuated from Libya left Malta during the early hours of Saturday morning.

The Filipino evacuees, who arrived yesterday, remained on the ship and were transferred directly to the airport where they boarded Philippine Airlines flights that is flying them straight back to Manila.

Meanwhile, on Saturday morning, Virtu Ferries Catamaran San Gwann departed Zuwaytinah - south west of Benghazi - at 8am with 289 passengers on board .

“This is the second consecutive charter by Deawoo Logistics Corporation. The evacuation was coordinated by Virtu Ferries and Daewoo,” Virtu Ferries Managing Director Henri Saliba said.

“All passengers on board will proceed to MIA on arrival and will be flying out of Malta during the night.”

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