ONBOARD SOS MEDITERRANEE Activities and observations of our rescue ship in the Central Mediterranean
July 5, 2020
15:25

Italian MRCC assigns Porto Empedocle as a PoS 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
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

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
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
21:24

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

16:15

Ocean Viking is copied in an email from Alarm Phone to ITMRCC about report of 8 deceased people onboard the boat in distress

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
January 25, 2020
January 24, 2020
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
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

January 12, 2020
December 3, 2019
December 1, 2019
November 30, 2019
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

November 28, 2019
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 21, 2019
November 20, 2019
22:03

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

November 19, 2019
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
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
October 8, 2019
06:33

Ocean Viking informs the Italian MRCC it resumes search

October 7, 2019
12:17

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

07:41

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

September 8, 2019
07:34

The Italian MRCC replies and advises to contact Flag State

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 15, 2019
August 13, 2019
August 12, 2019
August 11, 2019
August 10, 2019
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

August 8, 2019
23:30

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

September 24, 2018
September 23, 2018
02:36

Aquarius sends email to ITMRCC and JRCC Tripoli confirming that ITMRCC has been in contact with Patrol Boat Al Khifa

01:51

Aquarius sends email to ITMRCC and JRCC Tripoli informing them about the distress case and providing its coordinates

September 22, 2018
September 20, 2018
10:56

Aquarius calls ITMRCC to inform about completion of rescue

September 18, 2018
August 18, 2018
August 17, 2018
August 15, 2018
August 14, 2018
August 13, 2018
13:08

Aquarius calls Italian MRCC to inform of internet problems and asks to be contacted by telephone if necessary

August 12, 2018
23:29

Italian MRCC informs that the fibreglass boat will be rescued by an Italian rescue boat upon entering the “Italian SRR”

August 11, 2018
August 10, 2018
August 4, 2018
June 14, 2018
June 12, 2018
June 11, 2018
June 10, 2018
June 9, 2018