Aquarius is approached at 50-60 meters distance by a speedboat coming alongside the Aquarius. There are 4 individuals on board, not wearing a uniform. They wave towards the Aquarius. The speedboat passes the bow, turns around and sails further away, next to a fishing vessel, where it remains for around 15 minutes.
Colibri airplane calls Aquarius on satellite phone to inform that it will soon take off and conduct an aerial search over the zone West of Tripoli. Aquarius provides present position and informs of good weather conditions.
Through the binoculars, teams onboard Aquarius spot a potential target. Aquarius starts running second engine to increase speed and investigate it. The target is eventually identified as a fishing vessel.
Aquarius receives a phone call from Colibri, asking for an update from Aquarius. Colibri informs that it will take off soon, flying first in the area West of Tripoli and thereafter East of Tripoli. Aquarius provides current position.
Aquarius patrols at 25nm from the coast of Libya, waves of 1.5 meters