Aquarius hears a VHF conversation between a sailing boat and the Tunisian Navy. The former informs the Tunisian Navy that a small rubber boat with 5 “migrants” onboard is in positon 37°28.1N 010°55.0E. The sailing boat provided the 5 people with water. Aquarius is approximately 10 nautical miles from the rubber boat’s position. It alters course and proceeds towards the position provided.
August 17, 2018 12:18
Aquarius hears a VHF conversation about a boat with “migrants” on board