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 that in the course of a SAR operation conducted yesterday (22 10 2022) in the Libyan SRR, MV Ocean Viking had recovered 34 survivors (see attached MIR).

We are requesting the indication of a Place of Safety (as defined in the Annex to the 1979 SAR Convention, paragraph 1.3.2 and in the International Maritime Organization 2004 Rescue Guidelines) to promptly disembark all 73 survivors who are currently on-board.

Please acknowledge receipt of this message.

Best regards


Ocean Viking