Ocean Viking sends the MIR report and a request for a Place of Safety to MTRCC, with ITMRCC and the Norwegian Maritime Authority in copy:

“MV Ocean Viking is requesting the indication of a Place of Safety (as required by the Annex to the 1979 SAR Convention, paragraph 1.3.2, and by the IMO Resolution MSC.167(78)) which fulfils all requirements under applicable international law, where all 234 survivors can be safely and promptly disembarked.”