Maersk cargo ship granted permission to dock in Italy in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
Euronews brings you the latest news and updates as they happen this morning.
Many are stranded in bottlenecks on the Balkan borders as they try to travel on to Western Europe
The number of migrants heading to developed countries has fallen for the first time in 7 years, according to the OECD.
The Italian coast guard ship, Diciotti, has arrived in Catania with 932 migrants and two bodies on board.
Euronews' correspondent Anelise Borges describes what it's been like aboard the Aquarius rescue ship during a search and rescue operation in the Mediterranean Sea.