Upon entering the Libyan Search and Rescue Region, Ocean Viking sends a “notice of readiness for SAR operations” to the Libyan JRCC, copying the Italian MRCC, the Maltese MRCC and EUNAVFOR Med.

“… MV Ocean Viking declares readiness for SAR operations in the Central Mediterranean Sea, South of Lampedusa and Malta, outside of Libyan Territorial Waters.   
Actual position: 34°16.9’ N  013°39.2’ E   
Proceeding with COG 210°  SOG 11 kts, remaining in international water at all times …”