ONBOARD SOS MEDITERRANEE Activities and observations of our rescue ship in the Central Mediterranean
November 10, 2022
November 9, 2022
November 8, 2022
November 7, 2022
November 6, 2022
November 5, 2022
November 4, 2022
20:51

Ocean Viking sends a request for cooperation and coordination in identifying a Place of Safety for the 234 survivors onboard to the Spanish RCC. 

November 3, 2022
November 2, 2022
November 1, 2022
October 30, 2022
October 29, 2022
October 28, 2022
October 27, 2022
October 26, 2022
17:36

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC via Sat phone to inform that she has a visual on a boat in distress and to inform that Ocean Viking will launch RHIBs for assessment. MTRCC Operator copies the information and states they will relay to the Duty Officer.

14:27

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC via Sat Phone to inform about the Mayday Relay call. The duty Officer requests to send an email.

09:15

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC via Sat Phone. The duty Officer is busy and the operator requests to send an email.

October 25, 2022
23:09

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC to report that all shipwrecked persons have been safely recovered on board. MTRCC acknowledges the information and requests to report by email.

20:40

Ocean Viking contacts MTRCC through Sat phone to ask information about the case and ask if other vessels are dispatched to respond to it. MTRCC responds that Ocean Viking seems to be the nearest vessel and instructs Ocean Viking to proceed towards the last known location and to keep the RCC informed.

12:45

Ocean Viking calls via Sat Phone JRCC Tripoli to relay about the distress alert. The Officer copies the information.

11:13

Ocean Viking calls JRCC Tripoli via Sat phone to inform that it is ascertained that the distress phase exists as the persons on board are threatened by grave and imminent danger of being lost and require immediate assistance. Ocean Viking informs that she will proceed to the assistance of these persons in distress and evacuate them without delay.

10:43

Ocean Viking calls via Sat Phone JRCC Tripoli to inform about the distress case. The operator could not copy because of broken communication and ask to send an email.

October 23, 2022
12:36

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC via Sat phone to inform about the evacuation of the shipwrecked persons.

12:00

Ocean Viking contacts MTRCC by Sat phone to inform about the distress case being ascertained and that Ocean Viking is going to proceed to the recovery of those persons in distress. The operator copies the information.

11:35

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC via Sat phone to report about the visual on the boat in distress. The operator copies the information.

10:58

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC via Sat Phone to inform about the updated position of the boat in distress. The operator copies the information.

10:40

Ocean Viking calls via Sat Phone Malta RCC to inform about the distress situation. The operator copies the information.

October 22, 2022
September 2, 2022
15:32

Ocean Viking sends an email to ITMRCC, with MTRCC in copy, requesting assistance in finding a Place of Safety and facilitate a prompt disembarkation of all 459 survivors currently on board Ocean Viking.

September 1, 2022
13:38

Ocean Viking receives an email by ITMRCC informing that her request for assistance in finding a place of safety for all survivors onboard has been forwarded to the competent national authority.

12:09

Ocean Viking sends an email to ITMRCC, with MTRCC in copy, requesting assistance in finding a Place of Safety and facilitate a prompt disembarkation of all 460 survivors currently on board Ocean Viking.

August 31, 2022
13:53

Ocean Viking receives an email by ITMRCC informing that her request for assistance in finding a place of safety for all survivors onboard has been forwarded to the competent national authority.

11:49

Ocean Viking sends an email to ITMRCC, with MTRCC in copy, requesting assistance in finding a Place of Safety and facilitate a prompt disembarkation of all 460 survivors currently on board Ocean Viking.

August 30, 2022
12:02

Ocean Viking sends an email to ITMRCC, with MTRCC in copy, requesting assistance in finding a Place of Safety and facilitate a prompt disembarkation of all 460 survivors currently on board Ocean Viking.

August 29, 2022
15:41

Ocean Viking sends an email to ITMRCC, with MTRCC in copy, requesting assistance in finding a Place of Safety and facilitate a prompt disembarkation of all 460 survivors currently on board Ocean Viking.

August 28, 2022
14:57

Ocean Viking sends a request for the designation of a Place of Safety to MTRCC and ITMRCC for the 466 survivors onboard via email.

August 27, 2022
23:25

Ocean Viking sends a request for the designation of a Place of Safety to MTRCC and ITMRCC for the 466 survivors onboard via email.

20:48

Ocean Viking informs MTRCC by email, with ITMRCC in copy, of the completion of the evacuation.

18:06

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC informing of the completion of the evacuation of 47 survivors.

17:28

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC, with ITMRCC in copy, reporting the completion of the evacuation of 15 persons from a fiberglass boat in distress.

16:16

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC informing of her intention to evacuate the boat in distress.

13:19

Ocean Viking informs MTRCC by email of her intention to evacuate the boat in distress.

09:29

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC, with ITMRCC in copy, requesting a Place of Safety for all 355 survivors onboard.

08:00

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC reporting the retrieval completion.

07:09

Ocean Viking informs MTRCC of her intention to evacuate the boat in distress.

August 26, 2022
23:09

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC, with ITMRCC in copy, requesting a Place of Safety for all 268 survivors onboard.

20:50

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC reporting the evacuation completion.

19:48

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC reporting her intention to perform the rescue.

15:50

Ocean Viking sends an email to ITMRCC, with MTRCC and LYJRCC in copy, requesting assistance in finding a Place of Safety for all 212 survivors onboard.

15:02

Ocean Viking informs MTRCC of her intention to proceed towards the reported distress case, 50NM away and assist.

August 25, 2022
23:48

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC, with ITMRCC in copy, requesting a Place of Safety for all 212 survivors onboard.

21:21

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC reporting the rescue completion.

20:20

Ocean Viking informs MTRCC via email of her intention to perform the rescue.

19:27

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC informing of the rescue completion.

18:52

Ocean Viking informs MTRCC of her intention to perform the rescue via email.

16:24

Ocean Viking sends a request for the designation of a Place of Safety via email to LYJRCC, with ITMRCC and MTRCC in copy, for the 53 survivors onboard.

14:48

Ocean Viking informs by email the LYJRCC Tripoli about the completion of the rescue.

14:25

Ocean Viking reports by email to LYJRCC Tripoli about the intention to perform the rescue.

12:15

Ocean Viking informs LYJRCC Tripoli about the intention to proceed towards the target.

07:12

Ocean Viking sends a request for the designation of a Place of Safety via email to LYJRCC, with ITMRCC and MTRCC in copy, for the 41 survivors onboard.

05:28

Ocean Viking informs LYJRCC by email of the retrieval completion.

04:40

Ocean Viking reports by email to JRCC Tripoli about the intention to perform the rescue.

August 24, 2022
July 30, 2022
20:47

Ocean Viking receives an email from ITMRCC to inform of the designation of the port of Salerno, Italy, to disembark the 387 survivors onboard.

July 29, 2022
July 28, 2022
July 27, 2022
21:05

Ocean Viking sends an email to Malta RCC, with ITMRCC in copy, to inform about the situation.

19:50

Ocean Viking calls Malta RCC to ask for further information on the distress case. Duty officer copies the information and answers that Malta RCC has not updates on the case.

16:40

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC, with ITMRCC in copy, to inform about the situation.

16:00

Ocean Viking calls via Satellite Phone the Malta RCC to inform about the situation. The duty officer requests to send an email.

July 26, 2022
July 25, 2022
21:57

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC, with LYJRCC and ITMRCC in copy, to report on the rescues and to request a place of safety.

17:58

Ocean Viking sends an email to Tripoli JRCC, with MTRCC and ITMRCC in copy, to report on the rescues and to request a place of safety.

16:21

Ocean Viking sends an email to Tripoli JRCC, with MTRCC and ITMRCC in copy, to inform about the situation.

15:19

Ocean Viking sends an email to Tripoli JRCC, with MTRCC and ITMRCC in copy, to update about the situation.

15:15

Ocean Viking calls Tripoli JRCC via Satellite Phone. No answer.

14:30

Ocean Viking sends an email to Tripoli JRCC, with MTRCC and ITMRCC in copy, to inform about the situation.

13:05

Ocean Viking sends an email to Tripoli JRCC, with MTRCC and ITMRCC in copy, to report on the rescue and to request a place of safety.

11:20

Ocean Viking sends an email to Tripoli JRCC, with MTRCC and ITMRCC in copy, to update about the situation.

10:48

Ocean Viking sends an email to Tripoli JRCC, with MTRCC and ITMRCC in copy, to update about the situation.

10:45

Ocean Viking calls Tripoli JRCC via Satellite Phone. Officer in charge answers, copies all the information and aks to receive the information by email.

10:28

Ocean Viking sends an email to Tripoli JRCC, with MTRCC and ITMRCC in copy, to inform about the situation.

10:18

Ocean Viking calls Tripoli JRCC via Satellite Phone. An operator answers and copies all the information.

09:20

Ocean Viking calls Tripoli JRCC via Satellite Phone. No answer.

July 24, 2022
22:30

Ocean Viking sends an email to Tripoli JRCC, with MTRCC and ITMRCC in copy, to report on the rescues and to request a place of safety.

19:40

Ocean Viking sends an email to Tripoli JRCC, with MTRCC and ITMRCC in copy, to inform about the situation.

18:38

Patrol Boat from Libyan Costal Security P200 arrives on scene and establishes contact with MV Ocean Viking via the Channel 16 .

18:35

Ocean Viking sends an email to Tripoli JRCC, with MTRCC and ITMRCC in copy, to update about the situation.

18:32

Ocean Viking calls Tripoli JRCC via Satellite Phone. No answer.

18:00

Ocean Viking sends an email to Tripoli JRCC, with MTRCC and ITMRCC in copy, to update about the situation.

17:00

Ocean Viking sends an email to Tripoli JRCC, with MTRCC and ITMRCC in copy, to update about the situation.

16:30

Ocean Viking calls Tripoli JRCC via Satellite Phone. No answer.

15:49

Ocean Viking is in copy of an email from Alarm Phone to the relevant authorities alerting to a boat in distress. 

13:17

Ocean Viking sends an email to Tripoli JRCC, with MTRCC and ITMRCC in copy, to update about the situation.

13:15

Ocean Viking calls Tripoli JRCC via Satellite Phone. No answer.

13:02

Ocean Viking sends an email to Tripoli JRCC, with MTRCC and ITMRCC in copy, to update about the situation.

13:00

Ocean Viking calls Tripoli JRCC via Sat Phone. No answer.

11:00

Ocean Viking sends an email to LYJRCC informing of the rescue completion.

09:58

Ocean Viking informs Libyan maritime authorities about the situation by email.

09:56

Ocean Viking contacts LYJRCC by satellite phone to report on the situation and her intention to perform the rescue. Authorities copy information and ask to report by email.

09:41

Ocean Viking sends an email to LYJRCC informing of the situation.

09:30

Ocean Viking informs via email the LYJRCC to inform about the open case.

09:20

Ocean Viking calls LYJRCC to ask updates about the case. Authorities copy the open case.

July 18, 2022
21:20

Italian Coast Guards calls Ocean Viking to perform helicopter evacuation drill from the Ocean Viking’s Helideck.

July 4, 2022
21:13

Ocean Viking sends an email to Malta RCC to update about its intention to perform the rescue.

20:40

Ocean Viking sends an email to Malta RCC to update about the situation.

15:30

Ocean Viking sends an email to Malta RCC to update about the situation.

July 3, 2022
21:48

Ocean Viking sends an email to RCC Malta to inform about the rescue completion.

20:32

Ocean Viking sends an email to Malta RCC to inform about its investigation.

19:58

Ocean Viking sends an email to Malta RCC to inform about the situation.

12:15

Ocean Viking sends a request for a Place of Safety to ITMRCC.

July 2, 2022
22:00

Ocean Viking calls MRTCC to inform about the situation.

19:40

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC to inform about the new position.

17:10

Ocean Viking reiterates her request for a Place of Safety to ITMRCC.

14:42

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC about the search and the open distress case.

14:28

Ocean Viking calls RCC Malta to inform about the case and about its intention to head towards it.

July 1, 2022
02:07

Ocean Viking sends an email to RCC Malta to inform that the rescue is complete.

00:30

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC to report about the search of the opened distress case. The duty officer acknowledges information and asks to reach them by email to communicate information regarding the situation.

00:15

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC to inform on the situation and informs that the rescue has been completed.

June 30, 2022
23:40

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC to report about the search of the opened distress case. The duty officer asks to reach them by email to communicate information regarding the situation.

21:05

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC to inform on the situation.

20:52

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC to report about the search of the opened distress case. The duty officer asks to reach them by email to communicate information regarding the situation.

13:00

Libyan Cost Guard Patrol Vessel 656 arrives on the scene and establishes communication on ch.16/13 with the Ocean Viking bridge.

12:55

Ocean Viking sends an email to the LYJRCC to inform about the situation and her intention to perform the rescue.

12:45

Ocean Viking sends an email to the LYJRCC with MTRCC and ITMRCC to update on the situation.

12:43

Ocean Viking calls LYJRCC via Satellite phone. No answer.

09:55

Ocean Viking sends an email to LYJRCC with MTRCC and ITMRCC to inform them about the opened distress case.

09:50

Ocean Viking calls LYJRCC via Satellite phone. No answer.

09:11

Ocean Viking is in copy of an email from Alarm Phone to the relevant authorities alerting to a boat in distress with ~50 people on board. 

June 27, 2022
11:21

Ocean Viking sends a Maritime Incident Report and request for a Place of Safety to MTRCC with ITMRCC and LYJRCC in copy.

09:04

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC to inform about the rescue.

08:50

Ocean Viking calls three times via Satellite phone the MTRCC to inform about the situation and request for instructions. No answer.

07:53

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC to update on the situation.

07:45

Ocean Viking calls via Satellite phone the MTRCC on three different numbers to update about the situation. No answer.

07:29

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC to update on the situation.

07:18

Ocean Viking calls via Satellite phone the MTRCC on three different numbers to update about the situation. No answer.

05:34

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC to update on the situation.

05:21

Ocean Viking is in copy of an email intended to the MTRCC and ITRCC with an updated position of the opened distress case.

04:24

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC to report the search of the opened distress case. The duty officer asks to reach them by email in case of any relevant update.

June 26, 2022
23:36

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC to inform about the situation.

23:16

Ocean Viking calls via Satellite Phone MTRCC to inform the coordination center about the case and readiness of the Ocean Viking to provide assistance. The duty officer requires to please reach them by email.

19:28

Ocean Viking sends a Maritime Incident Report and request for a Place of Safety to LYJRCC with ITMRCC and MTRCC in copy.

16:18

Ocean Viking sends an email to the LYJRCC to update about the situation.

15:21

Ocean Viking sends an email to LYJRCC to inform about the rescue.

15:18

Ocean Viking calls the LYJRCC to report on the situation. No answer.

15:02

Ocean Viking emails LYJRCC to update about the situation.

14:10

Ocean Viking informs via email LYJRCC about the situation.

14:06

Ocean Viking calls the LYJRCC. The communication is broken.

June 25, 2022
16:32

Ocean Viking sends an email to the LYJRCC with MTRCC and ITMRCC to update on the situation.

14:38

Ocean Viking calls LYJRCC via Satellite phone. No answer.

14:11

Ocean Viking is in copy of an email from Alarm Phone to the relevant authorities alerting to a boat in distress with ~70 people on board. 

June 24, 2022
18:28

Ocean Viking sends a Maritime Incident Report and request for a Place of Safety to LYJRCC with ITMRCC and MTRCC in copy.

17:04

Ocean Viking sends an email to LYJRCC informing of the rescue completion.

16:31

Ocean Viking informs via email JRCC Tripoli about her intention to perform the rescue.

16:30

Ocean Viking calls LYJRCC to report on the situation. No answer.

16:22

Ocean Viking informs Libyan maritime authorities about the situation.

May 29, 2022
21:00

ITMRCC calls Ocean Viking with instructions to proceed to Pozzallo, Sicily, to disembark 294 survivors.

10:52

Ocean Viking sends an email to ITMRCC, with MTRCC in copy, requesting assistance in finding a Place of Safety and facilitating a prompt disembarkation of all 296 survivors onboard.

May 28, 2022
21:00

Ocean Viking is instructed to proceed to Pozzalo, Italy, for the disembarkation of survivors.

10:22

Ocean Viking sends an email to ITMRCC, with MTRCC in copy, requesting assistance in finding a Place of Safety and facilitating a prompt disembarkation of all 296 survivors onboard.

May 27, 2022
10:03

Ocean Viking sends an email to ITMRCC and MTRCC requesting assistance in finding a Place of Safety and facilitating a prompt disembarkation of all 296 survivors onboard.

May 26, 2022
11:56

Ocean Viking sends an email to ITMRCC and MTRCC requesting assistance in finding a Place of Safety and facilitating a prompt disembarkation of all 296 survivors onboard.

May 25, 2022
10:51

Ocean Viking sends an email to ITMRCC and MTRCC requesting assistance in finding a Place of Safety and facilitating a prompt disembarkation of all 296 survivors onboard.

May 24, 2022
11:13

Ocean Viking sends an email to ITMRCC and MTRCC requesting assistance in finding a Place of Safety and facilitating a prompt disembarkation of all 296 survivors onboard.

May 23, 2022
18:41

Ocean Viking sends an email to ITMRCC and MTRCC requesting assistance in finding a Place of Safety and facilitating a prompt disembarkation of all 296 survivors onboard.

12:52

Ocean Viking sends an email to ITMRCC and MTRCC requesting assistance in finding a Place of Safety and facilitating a prompt disembarkation of all 232 survivors.

May 22, 2022
22:49

Ocean Viking requests a Place of Safety for the 233 survivors onboard, via email sent to LYJRCC with ITMRCC and MTRCC in copy.

May 19, 2022
15:20

Ocean Viking requests a Place of Safety for the 158 survivors onboard, via email sent to LYJRCC with ITMRCC and MTRCC in copy.

May 4, 2022
16:14

ITMRCC calls Ocean Viking with instructions to proceed to Pozzallo, Sicily, to disembark 294 survivors.

May 3, 2022
18:32

The medical evacuation of one patient, from the Ocean Viking to an Italian Coast guard vessel is completed.

Latitude: 36.12833
Longitude: 015.58166
May 2, 2022
May 1, 2022
April 30, 2022
April 29, 2022
April 28, 2022
April 27, 2022
05:52

Ocean Viking send an email to LYJRCC, with ITMRCC and MTRCC in copy, informing of the rescue completion.

04:57

Ocean Viking informs maritime authorities about her intention to proceed towards the target.

April 26, 2022
21:27

Ocean Viking send an email to LYJRCC, with ITMRCC and MTRCC in copy, informing of the rescue completion.

19:35

Ocean Viking has visual contact with the rubber boat, launches rhibs to assess the situation and informes maritime authorities via email.

18:26

Ocean Viking acknowledges the message by email and informs maritime authorities about her intention to proceed towards the target.

April 25, 2022
07:54

Ocean Viking acknowledges the message by email and informs the maritime authorities about her intention to proceed towards the target.

April 24, 2022
11:59

Ocean Viking informs via email JRCC Tripoli that she is proceeding towards the distress position. No reply.

March 28, 2022
12:18

Ocean Viking is instructed to proceed to Augusta, Italy, for the disembarkation of survivors.

10:47

Ocean Viking sends an email to ITMRCC requesting assistance in finding a Place of Safety for the survivors onboard.

March 27, 2022
18:10

Ocean Viking sends an email to ITMRCC requesting assistance in finding a Place of Safety for the survivors onboard.

08:33

Ocean Viking sends an email to ITMRCC, with MTRCC in copy, requesting assistance in the designation of a Place of Safety for the remaining survivors onboard.

04:40

Ocean Viking sends an email to Telesoccorso CIRM requesting an urgent medical evacuation of a pregnant woman.

March 26, 2022
12:09

Ocean Viking sends an email to ITMRCC, with MTRCC and LYJRCC in copy, requesting assistance in the designation of a Place of Safety for the survivors onboard.

01:45

Ocean Viking sends a request for a Place of Safety to MTRCC, with ITMRCC in copy, requesting assistance in the designation of a Place of Safety.

March 25, 2022
22:24

Ocean Viking sends a request for a Place of Safety for the survivors onboard to LYJRCC, with MTRCC and ITMRCC in copy.

18:52

Ocean Viking sends an email to LYJRCC, with MTRCC and ITMRCC in copy, informing of the completion of the rescue. 

14:52

Ocean Viking sends an email to LYJRCC, with MTRCC and ITMRCC in copy, alerting to the distress case and informing that she will provide immediate assistance.

14:31

Ocean Viking sends an email to LYJRCC, with MTRCC and ITMRCC in copy, informing of visual contact with a rubber boat possibly in distress.

14:00

Ocean Viking sends an email to LYJRCC, with MTRCC and ITMRCC in copy, informing that she is proceeding toward the reported distress position.

13:50

Ocean Viking tries to call LYJRCC via satellite phone, no answer.

March 24, 2022
12:08

Ocean Viking sends a Maritime Incident Report and request for a Place of Safety to LYJRCC with ITMRCC and MTRCC in copy.

10:49

Ocean Viking informs by email JRCC Tripoli about the completion of the rescue.

10:16

Ocean Viking informs JRCC via email, with ITMRCC and MTRCC in copy, to inform about the situation.

09:58

Ocean Viking informs JRCC via email, with ITMRCC and MTRCC in copy, of the potential distress case and intention to launch the RHIBS to investigate.

09:45

Ocean Viking calls JRCC Tripoli, no answer.

February 18, 2022
12:09

Ocean Viking sends an email to ITMRCC requesting assistance in finding a Place of Safety for the 247 people rescued onboard.

February 17, 2022
13:49

Ocean Viking sends an email to ITMRCC, with MTRCC in copy, requesting assistance in the designation of a Place of Safety for the 247 people rescued onboard Ocean Viking.

February 15, 2022
23:30

Ocean Viking sends an email to ITMRCC, with LYJRCC and MTRCC in copy, requesting assistance in the designation of a Place of Safety for the 247 people rescued onboard Ocean Viking.

February 14, 2022
17:29

MTRCC sends an email to Ocean Viking denying responsibility in the designation of a Place of Safety for the people rescued onboard Ocean Viking.

16:40

Ocean Viking sends a request for a Place of Safety to LYJRCC with MTRCC and ITMRCC in copy.

12:53

Ocean Viking informs LYJRCC of the rescue completion via email, with MTRCC and ITMRCC in copy.

12:20

Ocean Viking informs LYJRCC of the distress case in need of urgent assistance via email, with MTRCC and ITMRCC in copy.

12:13

Ocean Viking contacts LYJRCC via Sat phone to report the distress situation. No English speaker. LYJRCC requests information via email.

12:00

Ocean Viking informs LYJRCC of her visual on potential distress case via email, with MTRCC and ITMRCC in copy and on her intention to investigate further.

11:38

Ocean Viking informs LYJRCC via email, with MTRCC and ITMRCC in copy, of her altered course towards the reported distress position.

11:04

Ocean Viking sends a second request for the designation of a Place of Safety for the 228 people rescued onboard, via email to MTRCC with ITMRCC in copy.

February 13, 2022
15:42

Ocean Viking sends a request for a Place of Safety via email to MTRCC with ITMRCC in copy for the 228 rescued people onboard.

11:16

Ocean Viking informs MTRCC of the rescue completion via email, with ITMRCC in copy.

10:55

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC, with ITMRCC in copy, alerting to the assessed distress case.

10:48

Ocean Viking contacts MTRCC via Sat phone to report the distress case. MTRCC requests information to be sent via email because “duty officer is busy”.

10:30

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC, with ITMRCC in copy, reporting the situation.

10:25

Ocean Viking contacts MTRCC via Sat phone to report the distress case. MTRCC requests information to be sent by email.

09:07

Ocean Viking informs MTRCC via email, with ITMRCC in copy, that she altered course towards reported distress position.

08:58

Ocean Viking alerts MTRCC via email, with ITMRCC in copy, of the distress alert.

07:55

Ocean Viking informs MTRCC with ITMRCC in copy via email of the potential distress case being investigated.

03:20

Ocean Viking informs MTRCC and ITMRCC via email of the intention to proceed to the distress case.

03:09

Ocean Viking via email informs MTRCC, LYJRCC and ITMRCC of completion of rescue.

01:06

Ocean Viking emails MTRCC, LYJRCC and ITMRCC to inform of distress case.

00:44

Ocean Viking informs MTRCC, LYJRCC and ITMRCC via email of location of the distress case.

February 12, 2022
18:56

Ocean Viking informs MTRCC, ITMRCC and LYJRCC via email of the distress situation.

18:32

Ocean Viking informs MTRCC and ITMRCC of completion of rescue via email.

17:39

Ocean Viking informs MTRCC and ITMRCC via email that Ocean Viking will provide immediate assistance.

17:00

Ocean Viking informs MTRCC and ITMRCC via email that RHIBs will be launched to assess the distress case.

15:06

Ocean Viking emails MTRCC and ITMRCC informing that Ocean Viking intends to investigate the distress case.

December 16, 2021
20:40

Ocean Viking calls RCC Malta, no information is given.

19:56

Ocean Viking emails JRCC Tripoli, with ITMRCC and RCC Malta in copy, requesting information on the case, to no avail.

19:45

Ocean Viking calls JRCC Tripoli, duty officer not available.

17:31

Ocean Viking informs JRCC Tripoli and ITMRCC by email, with ITMRCC and RCC Malta in copy, that she tried to call four more times JRCC Tripoli to have information on the distress case, to no avail.

17:18

Ocean Viking calls ITMRCC to get information from an airplane with AIS SART signal circling above the estimated position of the boat in distress. No information is given.

17:06

Ocean Viking calls JRCC Tripoli, no answer.

13:00

Ocean Viking acknowledges the message and proceeds towards the boat in distress. Ocean Viking tried to call JRCC Tripoli three times to get information on the case, to no avail.

10:24

Ocean Viking sends a Maritime Incident Report and request for a Place of Safety to LYJRCC with ITMRCC and MTRCC in copy.

07:36

Ocean Viking informs by email JRCC Tripoli about the completion of the rescue.

November 9, 2021
November 8, 2021
November 7, 2021
November 6, 2021
November 5, 2021
November 4, 2021
13:53

Ocean Viking emails LYJRCC to inform about our intention to proceed to the distress case.

November 3, 2021
19:22

Ocean Viking requests the assistance of MTRCC in finding a Place of Safety for the disembarkation of 244 survivors.

11:55

Ocean Viking emails LYJRCC to inform of our intention to assess the situation of the reported distress case.

November 2, 2021
18:31

Ocean Viking sends the second Maritime Incident Report and request for a Place of Safety to LYJRCC with ITMRCC and MTRCC in copy.

08:45

Ocean Viking emails LYJRCC to inform of our intention to assess the situation.

08:38

Ocean Viking calls LYJRCC, no answer. Ocean Viking calls LYJRCC on a second number, only Arabic speaker available.

05:14

Ocean Viking sends a Maritime Incident Report and request for a Place of Safety to LYJRCC with ITMRCC and MTRCC in copy.

02:50

Ocean Viking calls LYJRCC, no answer.

September 25, 2021
15:38

Ocean Viking is notified of a 10-day quarantine ordered by Italian health authorities.

September 23, 2021
September 21, 2021
September 20, 2021
03:20

Ocean Viking sends an email to RCC Malta to report the situation.

01:35

Ocean Viking calls RCC Malta via Satellite Phone to report the situation. RCC Malta does not answer the phone.

September 19, 2021
20:51

Ocean Viking calls RCC Malta via Satellite Phone to update the situation. RCC Malta does not answer the phone.

20:20

Ocean Viking sends an email to RCC Malta to report the situation.

19:54

Ocean Viking calls RCC Malta via Satellite Phone to report the situation. RCC Malta does not answer the phone.

10:31

Ocean Viking sends an email to JRCC Tripoli, with ITMRCC and RCC Malta in copy, to inform that she is heading to the last reported position of the two distress cases.

10:20

Ocean Viking calls JRCC Tripoli via Satellite Phone to report the situation. JRCC Tripoli does not answer the phone.

08:55

Ocean Viking sends an email to JRCC Tripoli (with ITMRCC and RCC Malta in copy) to report completion of rescue operation.

07:56

Ocean Viking informs JRCC Tripoli (with ITMRCC and RCC Malta in copy) that the assessed wooden boat requires immediate assistance.

07:50

Ocean Viking calls JRCC Tripoli via Satellite Phone to report the situation. JRCC Tripoli does not answer the phone.

07:40

Ocean Viking sends a situation report about the distress case to JRCC Tripoli (with ITMRCC and RCC Malta in copy).

07:31

Ocean Viking calls JRCC Tripoli via Satellite Phone to inform about the distress case. JRCC Tripoli does not answer the phone

September 18, 2021
12:35

Ocean Viking sends an email to JRCC Tripoli (with ITMRCC and RCC Malta in copy) to report completion of rescue operation.

10:58

Ocean Viking informs JRCC Tripoli via email (in copy MT RCC and IT MRCC) of her proceeding towards the distress position.

August 7, 2021
11:35

Ocean Viking sends a sixth request to ITMRCC (with MTRCC, LYJRCC and TNMRCC in copy) requesting assistance in finding a Place of Safety and facilitate a prompt disembarkation of all remaining 449 survivors.

August 6, 2021
11:30

Ocean Viking sends a fifth request to ITMRCC (with MTRCC, LYJRCC and TNMRCC in copy) requesting assistance in finding a Place of Safety and facilitate a prompt disembarkation of all remaining 550 survivors.

August 5, 2021
11:32

Ocean Viking sends a fourth request to ITMRCC (with MTRCC, LYJRCC and TNMRCC in copy) requesting assistance in finding a Place of Safety and facilitate a prompt disembarkation of all remaining 553 survivors.

August 4, 2021
11:21

Ocean Viking sends a request to ITMRCC (with MTRCC, LYJRCC and TNMRCC in copy) requesting assistance in finding a Place of Safety and facilitate a prompt disembarkation of all remaining 553 survivors.

August 3, 2021
13:42

Ocean Viking sends a request to ITMRCC (with MTRCC, LYJRCC and TNMRCC in copy) requesting assistance in finding a Place of Safety and facilitate a prompt disembarkation of all remaining 553 survivors.

August 2, 2021
11:40

Ocean Viking sends a request to ITMRCC for assistance in finding a Place of Safety to facilitate a prompt disembarkation of all survivors on board.

August 1, 2021
19:24

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC, TNMRCC and LYJRCC (with ITMRCC in copy) requesting a Place of Safety for the 555 survivors onboard.

July 31, 2021
11:18

Ocean Viking sends an email to LYJRCC (with ITMRCC and MTRCC in copy) requesting the designation of a Place of Safety for the 57 rescued persons.

08:49

Ocean Viking sends an email to LYJRCC (with ITMRCC and MTRCC) informing of the rescue completion.

07:30

The Ocean Viking launches two RHIBs. A GACS patrol vessel arrives on scene.

July 26, 2021
13:05

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC via Satellite phone seeking confirmation that the boat in distress alerted to by Alarm Phone is the one rescued by the AFM. MTRCC does not answer the phone.

11:10

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC informing that she couldn’t find the distress case and seeking updated information.

10:37

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC via Satellite phone seeking updated information on the open distress case. No information is provided.

01:07

Ocean Viking replies to MTRCC via email stating that she is responding to a distress alert and had informed MTRCC via email when she altered her course towards the reported distress position.

00:39

Ocean Viking receives an email sent by MTRCC stating that MTRCC did not request Ocean Viking’s intervention in Maltese SRR.

00:18

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC via Satellite phone seeking coordination of the search operation. MTRCC does not answer the phone.

00:15

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC via Satellite phone seeking coordination of the search operation. MTRCC does not answer the phone.

00:03

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC via Satellite phone seeking coordination of the search operation. MTRCC does not answer the phone.

July 25, 2021
23:50

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC via Satellite phone seeking coordination of the search operation. MTRCC does not answer the phone.

23:47

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC via Satellite phone seeking coordination of the search operation. MTRCC does not answer the phone.

23:44

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC via Satellite phone seeking coordination of the search operation. MTRCC does not answer the phone.

23:17

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC via Satellite phone seeking coordination of the search operation. MTRCC does not answer the phone.

23:14

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC via Satellite phone seeking coordination of the search operation. MTRCC does not answer the phone.

22:48

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC via Satellite phone seeking coordination of the search operation. MTRCC does not answer the phone.

22:44

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC via Satellite phone seeking coordination of the search operation. MTRCC does not answer the phone.

22:06

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC informing that she has tried multiple times to reach them via Sat phone without success.

21:58

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC via Satellite phone seeking coordination of the search operation. MTRCC does not answer the phone.

21:40

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC via Satellite phone seeking coordination of the search operation. MTRCC does not answer the phone.

21:33

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC via Satellite phone seeking coordination of the search operation. MTRCC does not answer the phone.

21:30

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC via Satellite phone seeking coordination of the search operation. MTRCC does not answer the phone.

21:23

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC via Satellite phone seeking coordination of the search operation. MTRCC does not answer the phone.

19:27

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC via Satellite phone seeking updated information on the open distress case. MTRCC has no new information.

17:57

Ocean Viking informs MTRCC via email of her altering course towards the reported distress position.

July 8, 2021
20:42

Ocean Viking receives via a phone call the instructions to disembark the 572 survivors in Augusta, Italy.

17:53

Ocean Viking sends an email to ITMRCC (with MTRCC and LYJRCC in copy) requesting for assistance in finding a Place of Safety and facilitate a prompt disembarkation of all 572 survivors

July 7, 2021
11:26

Ocean Viking sends a request for assistance in finding a Place of Safety for the 572 survivors onboard by email to ITMRCC (with MTRCC and LYJRCC in copy).

July 6, 2021
13:41

Ocean Viking sends an email to ITMRCC (with MTRCC and LYJRCC in copy) requesting for assistance in finding a Place of Safety and facilitate a prompt disembarkation of all 572 survivors.

July 5, 2021
14:39

Ocean Viking sends an email to ITMRCC (with MTRCC and LYJRCC in copy) requesting assistance for the designation of a Place of Safety.

11:32

Ocean Viking sends an email to LYJRCC and MTRCC (with ITMRCC in copy) requesting a Place of Safety for the 572 survivors onboard.

10:11

Ocean Viking sends an email to LYJRCC (with MTRCC and ITMRCC in copy) informing of the completion of the rescue.

July 4, 2021
21:55

Ocean Viking sends an email to LYJRCC (with MTRCC, ITMRCC and Pilotes Volontaires in copy) informing that she has target on radar with speed and course corresponding to the distress case and will launch her Rhibs for further investigation.

18:07

Ocean Viking sends an email to LYJRCC (with MTRCC, ITMRCC and Pilotes Volontaires in copy) informing that Ocean Viking is proceeding towards the distress position.

15:02

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC (with LYJRCC and ITMRCC in copy) informing of the rescue completion.

10:47

Ocean Viking send an email to MTRCC (with ITMRCC in copy) alerting to the distress case and informing that she is proceeding towards the distress position.

07:27

Ocean Viking sends an email to MTRCC (with ITMRCC and LYJRCC in copy) informing of the completion of the rescue.

05:34

Ocean Viking sends an email to LYJRCC, ITMRCC and MTRCC informing that MTRCC confirmed by phone that the Inmarsat distress case is the same as the Alarm Phone one. Ocean Viking informs that has visual on the overcrowded wooden boat and is going to launch her Rhibs.

04:26

Ocean Viking sends an email to LYJRCC, ITMRCC and MTRCC recapping events.

02:46

Ocean Viking calls all Libyan phone numbers indicated on the Inmarsat text message. None answers.

July 3, 2021
21:06

Ocean Viking informs by email LYJRCC (with ITMRCC and MTRCC in copy) of the completion of the rescue

20:43

Ocean Viking informs via VHF the Tunisian Navy ship of the imminent rescue.

20:22

Ocean Viking sends an email to LYJRCC (with ITMRCC and MTRCC in copy) informing that Ocean Viking is launching rescue boats to investigate.

20:01

Ocean Viking sends an email to LYJRCC (with ITMRCC and MTRCC in copy)informing that Ocean Viking is proceeding towards the distress position.

14:36

Ocean Viking sends an email to LYJRCC (with MTRCC and ITMRCC in copy) informing that Seabird aircraft (Sea-Watch) reported the interception of the boat in distress by the Libyan Coast Guard.

01:03

In response to the Ocean Viking’s request for a Place of Safety, MTRCC sends an email to Ocean Viking denying responsibility for the rescues of the 44 survivors onboard.

July 2, 2021
20:13

Ocean Viking sends a request for a Place of Safety for the 44 survivors rescued in the Maltese SRR via email to MTRCC (with ITRCC in copy).

July 1, 2021
18:17

Ocean Viking informs MT RCC of the completion of the rescue by email (with LYJRCC and IT MRCC in copy).

16:22

Ocean Viking sends an email to MT RCC reiterating that LYCG patrol vessel has left the area and informing that Ocean Viking is going to proceed to the assistance of the boat in distress.

16:19

Ocean Viking calls MT RCC informing that LYCG patrol vessel has left the area.

April 30, 2021
April 29, 2021
00:30

In absence of an answer of LYJRCC to the request for a Place of Safety sent on 27/04/21 at 15:13, Ocean Viking requests ITMRCC and MTRCC to coordinate with able assist RCCs to assign a Place of Safety.

April 28, 2021
09:35

Ocean Viking emails relevant authorities to inform about the second operation of Libyan Coast Guard patrol boat Fezzan.

07:54

Ocean Viking informs the relevant maritime authorities (LYJRCC with ITMRCC, MTRCC et al in copy) that visual contact has been established with a rubber boat in distress (case AP 190) and that RHIBs will be launched to assess the situation.

04:53

Alarm Phone relays an updated position for distress case AP 190 via email to relevant maritime authorities with Ocean Viking in copy.

04:12

Ocean Viking informs relevant maritime authorities of reception of distress alert and intention to provide assistance.

April 27, 2021
15:16

Ocean Viking sends a Maritime Incident Report and requests a Place of Safety to LYJRCC with all relevant authorities in copy.

12:05

Ocean Viking informs all relevant authorities of completion of rescue.

09:21

Ocean Viking informs all relevant authorities of the distress situation of the two rubber boats.

06:23

Ocean Viking informs all relevant authorities via email that she is proceeding towards the last known position of the distress case to provide assistance. The position is approx. 36 NM from the Ocean Viking.

April 25, 2021
10:35

Ocean Viking informs relevant authorities that she is heading towards the last known position of distress case AP 186.

10:33

Ocean Viking is in copy of an email from LYJRCC to Alarm Phone. LYJRCC acknowledges the distress message and assumes coordination of the SAR operation.

April 22, 2021
12:24

M/V MY ROSE informs Frontex aircraft Osprey3 via VHF CH 16 that she has visual on 3 bodies in pos 33 34N 013 37E.

08:55

Ocean Viking calls the Frontex office via satellite phone asking for aerial support in the distress area.

April 21, 2021
April 7, 2021
15:13

Ocean Viking is granted free pratique by the Port Health Authority of Augusta.

January 24, 2021
16:20

Italian MRCC informs Ocean Viking by phone of the designation of Augusta, Sicily, as a PoS.

January 23, 2021
11:37

ITMRCC contacts Ocean Viking by phone and gives authorisation for the MEDEVAC.

11:31

ITMRCC contacts CIRM (Italian Rescue Centre Telemedical Maritime Advice Service) for assessment of the medical case.

January 22, 2021
06:45

Ocean Viking informs authorities on the launching of RHIBs for further assessment.

July 8, 2020
18:57

Health autorities informs Ocean Viking that the results of the Covid-19 tests for the 180 survivors are negative

July 7, 2020
09:15

Harbour master instructs Ocean Viking to proceed to anchorage area for a 14-day quarantine.

July 6, 2020
20:28

Harbour master informs the Ocean Viking of a 14-day quarantine for the ship after disembarkation

18:09

Harbour master informs of pilot arrival time and that the results of the Covid-19 tests are awaited before proceeding with disembarkation

15:51

Ocean Viking sends the medical report from the doctor on board

14:16

Health autorities requests Ocean Viking to send the health report of the survivors

06:55

Port control instructs Ocean Viking to drop anchor

July 5, 2020
15:25

Italian MRCC assigns Porto Empedocle as a PoS for the 180 survivors

11:29

The Italian medical team arrives onboard Ocean Viking to perform the Covid-19 tests for the 180 survivors.

00:53

Pozzallo Harbour Master informs Ocean Viking of transfer of medical team to perform Covid-19 tests on Ocean Viking and request an update of situation on board every 3 hours

July 4, 2020
18:24

Ocean Viking requests advice from the Norwegian Flag State regarding safety issues on board

July 3, 2020
23:54

ITMRCC relays the email reiterating the nature and the declaration of the State of Emergency on Ocean Viking to French and Norwegian authorities

22:30

Ocean Viking reiterates the nature and the declaration of the State of Emergency onboard from 15h55 to ITMRCC

19:28

Ocean Viking reiterates the nature and the declaration of the State of Emergency onboard from 15h55 to ITMRCC

18:52

Ocean Viking requests that the Doctor sent by the Italian authorities comes onboard as soon as possible

18:33

Ocean Viking informs ITMRCC that the vessel is still standing by and that the situation onboard remains very tense

17:17

Ocean Viking informs ITMRCC that the vessel is standing by to receive the Doctor who has requested to come onboard

15:50

The CIRM (Italian Rescue Centre Telemedical Maritime Advice Service) emails Ocean Viking informing that they cannot handle the request for a medical evacuation of 44 survivors

July 1, 2020
22:16

ITMRCC confirms to Ocean Viking by phone that COVID-19 test of evacuated survivor was negative

22:04

Ocean Viking calls ITMRCC to request confirmation that the COVID-19 test of the survivor evacuated on June 29 was negative, as reported in the press

21:55

Ocean Viking informs MTJRCC by phone that Ocean Viking will stand by in current position (35°31.8’N 013°01.2’E) unless instructed by MTJRCC to assist in a distress case

19:56

Ocean Viking informs MTJRCC by phone that she will remain in standby south of Lampedusa to render assistance if needed

18:37

Ocean Viking calls MTJRCC to ask for updated information on the distress cases. No new information is available. Ocean Viking informs that she will proceed to the last known positions of the distress cases

01:59

Ocean Viking sends an email with Maritime Incident Reports (MIR) for the two last rescues to ITMRCC and MTJRCC and once again requests a Place of Safety

June 30, 2020
23:34

In a phone call, MTRCC grants permission to Ocean Viking to proceed with the rescue

23:01

Ocean Viking calls MTRCC to ask for instructions. MTRCC asks Ocean Viking to carry out assessment

22:30

Ocean Viking informs MTRCC via phone that the Rescue team is going to investigate the potential distress case. Maltese Maritime Patrol Aircraft is circling over target

19:40

MTRCC calls Ocean Viking requesting engagement in search operation for potential distress case alerted by Moonbird

11:49

Ocean Viking increases speed after receiving reports of medical emergencies on boat in distress from Alarm Phone and informs ITMRCC and MTJRCC

June 27, 2020
13:15

Ocean Viking sends an email to ITMRCC and MTJRCC with Maritime Incident Reports (MIR) and asks for a Place of Safety

June 26, 2020
23:18

Ocean Viking overhears M/V Mare Jonio’s VHF call to LYCG asking to confirm rescue and dead bodies. LYCG answer they have rescued more than 70 people and that the situation is under control.

21:24

Ocean Viking calls ITMRCC asking for updated information about the distress case. ITMRCC’s answer is to contact Libyan coastguard

20:51

Ocean Viking overhears M/V Mare Jonio’s attempt to contact Libyan coastguard via VHF, no answer

13:19

Ocean Viking informs via email, LYJRCC, ITMRCC and MTRCC that she will proceed towards reported boat in distress (ETA: 00:00Zulu)

12:45

Ocean Viking calls ITMRCC to inform she will proceed towards reported boat in distress

09:28

Ocean Viking sends an email to ITMRCC and MTJRCC with Maritime Incident Reports (MIR) to request a Place of Safety for the 118 survivors

June 25, 2020
February 23, 2020
February 22, 2020
February 21, 2020
February 19, 2020
February 18, 2020
February 17, 2020
January 27, 2020
January 26, 2020
17:53

Ocean Viking asks by phone MTMRCC if there is any updated position for the distress cases. Doesn’t get any answer because the duty officer is very busy

14:36

Libyan Coast Guard replied to the previous email informing they do not have a current possibility for any rescue operation

January 25, 2020
05:15

Ocean Viking informs by email LYJRCC (copying ITMRCC, RCCMALTA, EUNAVFOR MED and AlarmPhone) about rescue completion.

January 24, 2020
09:34

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

05:36

Ocean Viking informs LYJRCC (with ITMRCC, RCCMALTA, EUNAVFORMed, Alan Kurdi and AlarmPhone in copy) about rescue completion

03:33

Ocean Viking informs LYJRCC about the distress situation and that the occupants of the rubber boat will be recovered onto Ocean Viking

January 20, 2020
January 18, 2020
14:38

Ocean Viking asks to Italian and Maltese Maritime Authorities for a Place of Safety

January 17, 2020
10:49

Libyan Maritimes Authorities answer TRIPOLI (Libya) as Place Of Safety

06:05

Ocean Viking informs by email the Join Rescue Coordination Center of Tripoli (with ITMRCC, RCCMALTA, EUNAVFORMed and AlarmPhone in copy) about rescue completion.

04:06

Ocean Viking informs by email to the Libyan Authorities about the distress situation and that the occupants of the blue wooden boat will be transferred onto Ocean Viking

02:46

Ocean Viking calls by phone to the 3 numbers of Libyan Join Rescue Coordination Center, but there was no answer

January 12, 2020
December 27, 2019
December 26, 2019
December 22, 2019
December 21, 2019
December 20, 2019
05:00

Ocean Viking calls Libyan JRCC by SAT phone on 5 different numbers. No reply

December 3, 2019
December 1, 2019
November 30, 2019
12:52

Attempt to call LNCG Fezzan, no information

12:48

Arabic-speaker onboard Ocean Viking calls LNCG Fezzan and exchange information

12:45

Ocean Viking calls LNCG on VHF and receives no response

12:40

Ocean Viking calls LYJRCC on four different numbers and receives no response

November 29, 2019
20:02

Call to the Italian MRCC seeking help to contact Libyan JRCC and information exchange on SAR events in the Maltese JRCC

19:58

Attempt to call the Libyan JRCC on 5 different numbers, no reply

November 28, 2019
23:17

Ocean Viking sends MIR report to the Libyan JRCC

19:33

Ocean Viking calls LYJRCC on four different numbers and receives no response

November 23, 2019
17:20

Call to the Lampedusa Coast Guard to inform of availability to assist

17:17

Call to the Italian MRCC to request phone number of Lampedusa Coast Guard

17:09

Call to the Italian MRCC to offer assistance if needed

November 22, 2019
03:36

Call to the Maltese JRCC and agreement that the Ocean Viking will head towards the second boat

03:30

Call to the Maltese JRCC to request information on the observed military ship and remind about the medevac

03:07

Attempt to call the Maltese patrol vessel, no reply

02:56

Call to the Maltese JRCC to confirm that the vessel is a Maltese military ship

02:36

Call to the Maltese JRCC to ask whether Maltese assets are on-scene

02:04

Call to the Maltese JRCC to exchange information, Ocean Viking informs she is one hour away from the first boat

01:21

Call to the Maltese JRCC about distress reported by Alarm Phone

November 21, 2019
18:11

The Ocean Viking requests an update on the Medevac to the Maltese JRCC

09:54

Attempt to call the Libyan JRCC, no reply

00:37

Attempt to call the Libyan JRCC, no reply

November 20, 2019
22:03

Call to the Italian MRCC to request information, the Ocean Viking is advised to contact the Libyan JRCC

21:59

Attempt to call the Libyan JRCC, no reply

21:50

Attempt to call the Libyan JRCC, no reply

21:48

Attempt to call the Libyan JRCC, no reply

18:25

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

11:16

Attempt to call the Libyan JRCC, no reply

10:45

Ocean Viking calls LYJRCC by SAT phone but receives no response

08:38

An Arabic-speaker calls the Libyan JRCC and is told to call again in 30 mn due to problems with electricity

08:28

Call to the Libyan JRCC, Ocean Viking is told there is no English speaker available

November 19, 2019
16:33

Ocean Viking sends the MIR report to the Libyan JRCC

09:26

Attempt to call the Libyan Coast Guard on VHF channel 16, no reply

06:51

Ocean Viking calls LYJRCC by SAT phone but receives no response

06:49

Libyan JRCC orders Ocean Viking to remain on standby

06:47

Libyan Coast Guard calls Ocean Viking on VHF, contact cannot be established

06:39

Ocean Viking calls LNCG on VHF several times without response

05:04

Ocean Viking forwards updated position to LYJRCC

04:35

Ocean Viking calls LYJRCC on three different numbers and receives no response

November 13, 2019
October 29, 2019
October 20, 2019
21:10

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

October 18, 2019
19:43

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

October 14, 2019
October 13, 2019
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

15:21

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

09:50

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

October 12, 2019
17:51

Ocean Viking tries to call the Libyan JRCC but receives no response

17:50

Ocean Viking tries to call the Libyan JRCC but receives no response

17:49

Ocean Viking tries to call the Libyan JRCC but receives no response

October 8, 2019
06:33

Ocean Viking informs the Italian MRCC it resumes search

06:14

Ocean Viking informs the Lampedusa Harbour Master it resumes search pattern in new designated area

October 7, 2019
16:13

Ocean Viking requests orders from the Lampedusa Harbour Master and is requested to stand by

12:17

Ocean Viking informs the Italian MRCC of its engagement in the SAR operations

10:54

Ocean Viking informs the Lampedusa Harbour Master of beginning of search

09:25

The Lampedusa Harbour Master requests the Ocean Viking to participate in SAR operations and provides coordinates of the search pattern

07:41

Ocean Viking calls the Italian MRCC to inform of its availability to support ongoing SAR operations

October 3, 2019
00:37

Ocean Viking confirms to Libyan JRCC that it will proceed to distress area

September 8, 2019
14:57

Ocean Viking calls LYJRCC by SAT phone but receives no response

14:55

Ocean Viking calls LYJRCC by SAT phone but receives no response

14:37

Ocean Viking calls LYJRCC by SAT phone but receives no response

14:36

Ocean Viking calls LYJRCC by SAT phone but receives no response

14:35

Ocean Viking calls LYJRCC by SAT phone but receives no response

14:34

The Ocean Viking informs the Libyan JRCC that it is deploying two RHIBs to assess the situation on the distress scene

13:29

The Ocean Viking informs again the Libyan JRCC of its new course

12:16

The Ocean Viking informs again the Libyan JRCC of its new course

11:15

The Ocean Viking informs the Libyan JRCC of its new course

07:34

The Italian MRCC replies and advises to contact Flag State

06:58

VHF call to EUNAVFOR MED Spanish aircraft to seek information. The aircraft replies it did not spot anything.

September 7, 2019
23:39

Ocean Viking calls LYJRCC by SAT phone but receives no response

23:38

Ocean Viking calls LYJRCC by SAT phone but receives no response

August 23, 2019
August 22, 2019
August 21, 2019
18:20

Ocean Viking receives an email from ITMRCC informing that ITMRCC never received any official communication from Ocean Viking bridge due to technical issues with their email account

August 20, 2019
August 17, 2019
August 15, 2019
August 13, 2019
16:36

Ocean Viking calls Libyan JRCC by satellite phone informing about a potential boat in distress

August 12, 2019
18:38

EU patrol aircraft informs all ships by VHF about position of the rubber boat in distress in the Maltese SRR

16:22

Ocean viking calls Libyan JRCC by satellite phone but receives no response

13:37

Ocean Viking calls Libyan JRCC by VHF but receives no response

13:06

Ocean viking calls Libyan JRCC by satellite phone but receives no response

August 11, 2019
10:40

Ocean Viking calls EU patrol aircraft on VHF informing about potential target

10:37

Ocean viking calls Libyan JRCC by satellite phone but receives no response

August 10, 2019
10:00

Ocean viking calls Libyan JRCC by Fleet Broad Band phone but receives no response

August 9, 2019
18:57

Ocean Viking acknowledges Libyan JRCC’s email and informs it will contact competent authorities to request a place of safety

00:38

Ocean Viking calls Libyan JRCC by satellite phone and VHF but receives no response

August 8, 2019
23:30

Ocean Viking sends an email to Libyan JRCC, Italian MRCC and Maltese JRCC informing about search operations