Aquarius confirms to Maltese RCC that it will only engage in the rescue if there is a risk of loss of life. Aquarius asks for an ETA for the arrival of Maltese Search and Rescue assets at the boat’s position.

Email from Aquarius to Maltese RCC, copying LNCG, ITMRCC and EUNAVFOR Med

“Dear Sir,
Your last message is well understood. Aquarius will engage in rescue activity only if there is a risk to loss of life. We
will contact this RCC with any info regarding this SAR event. Could you give me an ETA for arrival of SAR asset to this
Best Regards”