Ocean Viking (position: 33 31.7N 014 09.9E) sends an email to LYJRCC with ITMRCC, MTJRCC and Frontex in copy, informing that the bridge overheard a distress alert on the VHF, talking about ‘migrants in danger’. Ocean Viking informs that the bridge called the LYJRCC but the duty officer was not aware of the distress alert and tried to establish contact with the Libyan coastguard to no avail.  

Reported position: 33 25N 014 47E (35NM from Ocean Viking’s position)