Ocean Viking sends an email to LYJRCC and reports position received by Alarm Phone. LYJRCC is informed that Ocean Viking proceeds towards the target.

” … Please be informed that we have received an email from alarm phone regarding a white rubber boat with 98 people on board at position 33-17N 012-49E . Ocean Viking is proceeding on an intercept course and expects to be near in approx.1.5hrs

We will continue to update this RCC

Legal reference:

It’s part of the duties of the Master to inform the RCC responsible for the SRR about the evolution of the situation : “keep the RCC informed about conditions, assistance needed, and actions taken or planned for the survivors (see paragraph 6.10 regarding other information the RCC may wish to obtain);” (Source: MSC.167(78) )