ONBOARD SOS MEDITERRANEE Activities and observations of our rescue ship in the Central Mediterranean

SITUATION RECAP

Last update 20/09/2019 at 17h46 (All times in UTC+2)

– On the 17th of September Ocean Viking conducted 2 rescue: 48 survivors on wooden boat and 61 survivors on rubber boat

– On the 18th of September Ocean Viking conducted a rescue: 73 survivors on rubber boat

– On the 19th of September Ocean Viking conducted a rescue: 35 survivors on wooden boat

– On the 20th of September Ocean Viking transferred 35 survivors on a Maltese military vessel

TOTAL SURVIVORS ON BOARD: 182

 

 

Search

June 17, 2018
June 25, 2018
June 29, 2018
July 25, 2018
August 1, 2018
August 2, 2018
August 3, 2018
August 4, 2018
August 5, 2018
05:45

Aquarius reaches the patrolling area off the Libyan coast

August 6, 2018
12:40

Receives call from Colibri, informing of end of patrol

August 7, 2018
August 8, 2018
17:25

Two RHIB recovered, Aquarius resumes patrolling

August 9, 2018
15:45

Aquarius stops for rescue exercises

August 15, 2018
August 16, 2018
August 17, 2018
August 25, 2018
08:20

Aquarius resumes navigation towards Marseille

August 26, 2018
August 27, 2018
16:00

Aquarius arrives in Marseille

September 11, 2018
September 15, 2018
September 16, 2018
17:20

Aquarius resumes its voyage after drills completed

September 17, 2018
September 18, 2018
September 19, 2018
September 22, 2018
16:50

Tunisian Navy calls Aquarius on VHF requesting vessel details

October 2, 2018
October 4, 2018
10:17

Aquarius has arrived in Marseille for an extended port call

October 29, 2018
23:59

Aquarius is cancelled from the Panama flag state register

October 30, 2018
00:00

The owner of Aquarius obtains a temporary registration for administrative reasons by the Liberian Maritime Authority. This status does not allow Aquarius to resume search and rescue operations

December 12, 2018
December 31, 2018
12:00

Aquarius is returned to its owner as the charter party terminates

August 4, 2019
August 5, 2019
August 6, 2019
August 7, 2019
14:45

Ocean Viking stops at 36°36.7’N, 013°36.6’E position to perform rescue simulation

18:58

Maltese Maritime Autorities informs Ocean Viking that bunkering into territorial waters is not permitted

20:10

Ocean Viking is heading south towards Libyan Search and Rescue Region

August 8, 2019
August 24, 2019
August 25, 2019
August 26, 2019
August 27, 2019
13:30

Ocean Viking arrives in Marseille for a port call

September 2, 2019
September 3, 2019
September 4, 2019
September 5, 2019
September 6, 2019
September 7, 2019
September 15, 2019
September 16, 2019
08:21

Ocean Viking receives port clearance

09:00

Ocean Viking departs from Lampedusa anchorage

14:30

Ocean Viking stops at 34°34.3’N 013°04.1’E position to conduct drills at sea. RHIBs Easy 1 and Easy 2 are launched off port and starboard side of the ship