ITMRCC answers a phone call from the Ocean Viking during which it is informed that Sea-Watch 3 is responding to the rubber boat distress call (Alarm Phone Case 1 AP 19.02) whereas the Ocean Viking responds to the second distress call from a wooden boat (Alarm Phone Case 2 AP 19.02).

ITMRCC is also made aware of the multiple attempts to contact LYJRCC, which fails at responding or speaking any other language than Arabic. The Ocean Viking informs that there are no instructions or coordination from authorities regarding SAR efforts in the area.