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

On August 3, Ocean Viking moored in the port of Syracuse, Sicily.

On August 21, Ocean Viking leaves anchorage at Syracuse, Sicily.

On August 25, the Ocean Viking evacuates a total of 212 survivors from four boats in distress: 41 survivors from a wooden boat in distress, 12 survivors from a rubber boat in distress, 40 survivors from a wooden boat, 119 survivors from a wooden boat in distress.

On August 26, the Ocean Viking evacuates 56 survivors from a wooden boat in distress.

On August 27,  the Ocean Viking evacuates 198 survivors from five boats in distress: 87 survivors from a wooden boat, 32 survivors from a wooden boat, 15 survivors from a fiberglass boat, 47 survivors from a wooden boat, 17 survivors from a wooden boat.  

On August 29, the Ocean Viking performed the medical evacuation of two patients with four of their relatives via an Italian Coast Guard patrol vessel.

On September 02, the Ocean Viking performed the medical evacuation of one patient via an Italian Coast Guard helicopter.

On September 02, the Ocean Viking is instructed to sail to Taranto, Italy, to disembark the remaining survivors onboard.

On September 04, the Ocean Viking disembarks the remaining 459 survivors in Taranto, Italy.

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12:00

Aquarius is returned to its owner as the charter party terminates

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10:00

PSC officers arrive onboard Ocean Viking to start an inspection.

21:00

The inspection is over. Ocean Viking is detained.

January 27, 2022
15:30

The Ocean Viking is released after a follow-up Port State Control in Trapani, Sicily.

February 9, 2022
14:00

Ocean Viking leaves the port of Trapani and goes to anchorage.

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