Whilst underway towards the Libyan search and rescue region (OV Position: 36°26.8’N 011°42.7’E), the Ocean Viking receives an email sent by Alarm Phone and addressed to LYJRCC, ITMRCC, MTRCC with the Ocean Viking and Sea-Watch 3 in copy, reporting a boat in distress adrift for more than 2 hours.

87 people reported on board, including 1 woman.

Reported position: 33°12.5’N 014°23.5’E