At 15:26, the Ocean Viking requests that JRCC-Tripoli provides a place of safety safety, as defined in the Annex to the 1979 SAR Convention, paragraph 1.3.2 and in the International Maritime Organization 2004 Rescue Guidelines, which fulfills all requirements under all applicable international laws, where the survivors can be safely and promptly disembarked.

Total number of survivors on board: 274

Ocean Viking position at 15:00: 33°42.4’N 012°30.2’E