ONBOARD SOS MEDITERRANEE Activities and observations of our rescue ship in the Central Mediterranean

SITUATION RECAP

Last update 18/09/2019 at 17h59 (All times in UTC+2)

– On the 17th of September Ocean Viking conducted 2 rescue: 48 survivors on wooden boat and 61 survivors on rubber boat

– On the 17th of September at 22h54 Ocean Viking requested a Place of Safety for the 109 survivors

– On the 18th of September Ocean Viking conducted a rescue: 73 survivors on rubber boat

 

 

Search

September 18, 2019
17:59

Rescue of rubber boat completed, 73 survivors onboard Ocean Viking: 51 male, 4 female, 18 minors

Latitude: 33.48388889
Longitude: 11.98500000
September 17, 2019
22:54

Ocean Viking sends an email to JRCC Libya, copying ITMRCC and MTJRCC, to request a Place of Safety for the 109 survivors

15:20

Rescue of rubber boat completed, 61 survivors onboard Ocean Viking: 44 men, 4 women, 13 minors

Latitude: 33.80111111
Longitude: 12.43472222
12:13

Rescue of wooden boat completed, 48 survivors onboard Ocean Viking: 39 men, 5 women, 9 minors

Latitude: 33.83444444
Longitude: 12.20250000
September 16, 2019
14:30

Ocean Viking stops at 34°34.3’N 013°04.1’E position to conduct drills at sea. RHIBs Easy 1 and Easy 2 are launched off port and starboard side of the ship

09:00

Ocean Viking departs from Lampedusa anchorage

08:21

Ocean Viking receives port clearance

September 15, 2019
August 8, 2019
August 7, 2019
20:10

Ocean Viking is heading south towards Libyan Search and Rescue Region

18:58

Maltese Maritime Autorities informs Ocean Viking that bunkering into territorial waters is not permitted

14:45

Ocean Viking stops at 36°36.7’N, 013°36.6’E position to perform rescue simulation

August 6, 2019
August 5, 2019
August 4, 2019
December 31, 2018
12:00

Aquarius is returned to its owner as the charter party terminates

December 12, 2018
October 30, 2018
00:00

The owner of Aquarius obtains a temporary registration for administrative reasons by the Liberian Maritime Authority. This status does not allow Aquarius to resume search and rescue operations

October 29, 2018
23:59

Aquarius is cancelled from the Panama flag state register

October 4, 2018
10:17

Aquarius has arrived in Marseille for an extended port call

October 2, 2018
September 22, 2018
16:50

Tunisian Navy calls Aquarius on VHF requesting vessel details

September 19, 2018
September 18, 2018
September 17, 2018
September 16, 2018
17:20

Aquarius resumes its voyage after drills completed

September 15, 2018
September 11, 2018
August 27, 2018
16:00

Aquarius arrives in Marseille

August 26, 2018
August 17, 2018
August 16, 2018
August 15, 2018
August 9, 2018
15:45

Aquarius stops for rescue exercises

August 8, 2018
17:25

Two RHIB recovered, Aquarius resumes patrolling

August 7, 2018
August 6, 2018
12:40

Receives call from Colibri, informing of end of patrol

August 5, 2018
05:45

Aquarius reaches the patrolling area off the Libyan coast

August 4, 2018
August 3, 2018
August 2, 2018
August 1, 2018
July 25, 2018
June 29, 2018
June 25, 2018
June 17, 2018