Ocean Viking sends the MIR report and a request for a Place of Safety to MTRCC, with ITMRCC, JRCC Tripoli and the Norwegian Maritime Authority in copy:

“Please note MV Ocean Viking requested to the competent authorities of the Libyan SRR the indication of a Place of Safety (as required by the Annex to the 1979 SAR Convention, paragraph 1.3.2, and by the IMO Resolution MSC.167(78)) which fulfils all requirements under applicable international law, where the survivors can be safely and promptly disembarked. However, the Libyan RCC has been unresponsive.

MV Ocean Viking is requesting your RCC to coordinate in identifying a Place of Safety, where all the 202 survivors can be safely and promptly disembarked.”