This online logbook intends to provide information on the past and ongoing operations of the Ocean Viking. The logbook entries are not updated live but as regularly as possible by our teams who are currently engaged in search and rescue operations at sea.
Last update: 20/09/2021 at 15:04 (All times in UTC + 2 hours/CEST)
On September 6, Ocean Viking arrives in Marseille, France.
On September 13, Ocean Viking leaves the port of Marseille.
On September 18, Ocean Viking rescues 25 people in the Libyan Search and Rescue Region and sends a subsequent request for a Place of Safety to maritime authorities.
On September 19 morning, Ocean Viking rescues 33 people in distress in the Libyan Search and Rescue Region. In the evening, Ocean Viking rescues 58 people in distress in the Maltese Search and Rescue Region. Ocean Viking sends two requests for a Place of Safety to maritime authorities.
On September 20, Ocean Viking conducts a night rescue of 13 people in the early morning. In the morning, 2 persons were medically evacuated from the Ocean Viking by the Italian coastguard with 4 family members. Ocean Viking sends a fourth request for a Place of Safety for the remaining 123 survivors onboard.
On September 21, Ocean Vking sends a fifth request for a Place of Safety for the 123 survivors onboard.
On September 23, at midday one person is medically evacuated from the Ocean Viking by the Italian coastguard. Following the medevac, Ocean Viking sends a sixth request for a Place of Safety for the remaining 122 survivors onboard. On the evening, Ocean Viking receives the instructions from ITMRCC to disembark the 122 survivors in Augusta, Italy.
On September 24, Ocean Viking arrives in the port of Augusta.
On September 25, all the 122 remaining survivors disembark from Ocean Viking. Crew is notified of a 10-day quarantine ordered by Italian health authorities.