The boat is unseaworthy, inapt for navigation in high seas, overcrowded with about 100 people on board, all exposed to the elements, no Life Saving Appliances available. It is ascertained that the distress phase exists as the persons on board are threatened by grave and imminent danger of being lost and require immediate assistance. MV Ocean Viking will proceed to the assistance of these persons in distress, while keeping competent RCCs duly informed.