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


Last update 02/11/2019 at 10h15 (All times in UTC+2)

– On the 16th of October, Ocean Viking left Taranto port

– On the 18th of October, Ocean Viking conducted rescue of rubber boat in distress. 104 survivors safely onboard

– On the 18th of October, LYJRCC offered Tripoli (Libya) as a Place of Safety

– On the 18th of October, Ocean Viking refused Tripoli as a Place of Safety

– On the 20th of October, Ocean Viking requested a Place of Safety to ITMRCC and MTJRCC

– On the 29th of October, ITMRCC assigned Pozzallo (IT) as a Place of Safety

– On the 30th of October, Ocean Viking disembarked all 104 survivors at Pozzallo port

– On the 2nd of November, Ocean Viking has arrived in Marseille


October 18, 2019

Rescue of rubber boat completed, 104 survivors onboard Ocean Viking: 54 men, 10 women, 40 minors

Latitude: 33.60
Longitude: 14.24

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

October 20, 2019

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTJRCC and ITMRCC, copying Flag State, LYJRCC, to request a Place of Safety for the 104 survivors

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October 30, 2019

Ocean Viking arrives in Pozzallo Port


Ocean Viking commences disembarkation of survivors

Latitude: 36.70
Longitude: 14.83