Email from Aquarius to Libyan JRCC, with MTJRCC, ITMRCC and EUNAVFOR MED in copy:

“Dear Sirs,
My RHIB just investigated another fishing vessel at 13h40UTC who said they had seen the boat in distress heading to the North 1 hour ago. My current pos. is 34-12.1N 012-07.6E.”

Legal reference

[the Master should] keep the RCC informed about conditions, assistance needed, and actions taken or planned for the survivors (see paragraph 6.10 regarding other information the RCC may wish to obtain); [click here for the legal reference]