Ocean Viking sends an email to LYJRCC, with ITMRCC, MTJRCC, Alarm Phone and Pilotes Volontaires airborne operations in copy, informing that the rubber boat is extremely overcrowded, with people sitting on sponsons. Women and children are among the survivors. Ocean Viking informs that she will provide immediate assistance to the people in distress and rescue them without delay. 

Ocean Viking position: 33°30.9’N 014°06.5’E