ONBOARD SOS MEDITERRANEE Activities and observations of our rescue ship in the Central Mediterranean
September 19, 2021
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.

11:55

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

10:58

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

10:32

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

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 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 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
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.

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

20:01

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

July 2, 2021
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).

15:42

Ocean Viking calls RCC MALTA seeking coordination and informs of the presence of the Libyan coastguard in Maltese SRR.

April 25, 2021
13:02

Ocean Viking calls LYJRCC via satellite phone to ask for further information about the distress case. LYJRCC has no information on the case.

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
13:50

M/V AIK leaves the scene and communicates via VHF CH 16 that Libyan Coast Guard patrol vessel UBARI is the coordinator, meanwhile M/T VS LISBETH left the area.

April 21, 2021
January 21, 2021
June 26, 2020
18:12

Ocean Viking is copied in an email from Alarm Phone to LYJRCC asking to confirm launch of SAR operation by LYJRCC and informing about report of newborn baby onboard the boat in distress

13:19

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

February 22, 2020
February 21, 2020
February 19, 2020
February 18, 2020
February 17, 2020
January 27, 2020
January 26, 2020
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 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 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

12:40

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 21, 2019
09:54

Attempt to call the Libyan JRCC, no reply

00:37

Attempt to call the Libyan JRCC, no reply

November 20, 2019
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

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 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 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
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

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 22, 2019
August 20, 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
16:22

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

13:06

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

August 11, 2019
10:37

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

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

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

22:15

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

September 24, 2018
21:21

Aquarius calls JRCC Tripoli twice – no response

18:21

Aquarius calls JRCC Tripoli by phone on two different numbers – no response

02:59

Aquarius calls JRCC Tripoli – No response

September 23, 2018
02:59

Aquarius calls JRCC Tripoli – No response

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

01:26

Aquarius calls JRCC Tripoli via Iridium – No response

01:25

Aquarius calls JRCC Tripoli – No response

September 22, 2018
September 20, 2018
September 18, 2018
August 15, 2018
August 14, 2018
August 13, 2018
August 12, 2018
August 11, 2018
August 10, 2018
August 9, 2018
August 4, 2018
June 10, 2018