Ocean Viking informs that she spotted a white small boat by binoculars from the bridge about 6NM away. Apprehension exists as to the safety of the persons on board. Ocean Viking reports that she called MTRCC via Sat phone to inform about the visual on the boat in ditress and its intention to launch RHIBs for assessment. The operator copied the information and will relay to the Duty Officer. Ocean Viking informs that she is ready to provide assistance.