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

SITUATION RECAP

Last update 16/10/2019 at 15h17 (All times in UTC+2)

– On the 12th of October, Ocean Viking conducted rescue of rubber boat in distress. 74 survivors safely onboard

– On the 13th of October, Ocean Viking conducted rescue of rubber boat in distress. 102 survivors safely onboard

– On the 14th of October, ITMRCC assigns Taranto as PoS

– On the 16th of October, Ocean Viking disembarked all 176 survivors at Taranto port

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October 12, 2019
October 13, 2019
09:50

Ocean Viking sends an email to JRCC Libya, copying ITMRCC and MTJRCC, to request a Place of Safety for the 74 survivors

15:21

Ocean Viking receives an email from JRCC Libya designating Tripoli (Libya) as Place of Safety.

21:30

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTJRCC and ITMRCC, copying LYJRCC and Flag State, to request a Place of Safety for the 176 survivors

October 14, 2019
October 16, 2019
09:00

Ocean Viking arrives in Taranto Port

Latitude: 40.47
Longitude: 17.22
09:35

Ocean Viking commences disembarkation of survivors

10:55

Disembarkation of survivors is completed