ONBOARD SOS MEDITERRANEE Activities and observations of our rescue ship in the Central Mediterranean
February 7, 2021
12:56

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

February 5, 2021
February 4, 2021
January 24, 2021
16:20

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

January 23, 2021
January 22, 2021
January 21, 2021
July 5, 2020
15:25

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

July 4, 2020
July 3, 2020
July 1, 2020
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 29, 2020
11:16

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

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
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

February 23, 2020
February 22, 2020
February 21, 2020
February 20, 2020
February 19, 2020
January 29, 2020
January 27, 2020
January 25, 2020
January 24, 2020
09:34

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

January 21, 2020
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

December 23, 2019
15:55

Ocean Viking arrives to Taranto Port

December 21, 2019
December 20, 2019
December 4, 2019
11:40

Ocean Viking starts disembarkation of survivors

10:43

Ocean Viking arrives in the port of Pozzallo

December 3, 2019
December 1, 2019
November 29, 2019
November 24, 2019
15:18

Ocean Viking commences disembarkation of survivors

Latitude: 38.18
Longitude: 015.55
14:25

Ocean Viking arrives in Messina Port

November 23, 2019
November 21, 2019
November 20, 2019
18:25

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

October 30, 2019
09:50

Ocean Viking commences disembarkation of survivors

Latitude: 36.70
Longitude: 14.83
09:00

Ocean Viking arrives in Pozzallo Port

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 16, 2019
10:55

Disembarkation of survivors is completed

09:35

Ocean Viking commences disembarkation of survivors

09:00

Ocean Viking arrives in Taranto Port

Latitude: 40.47
Longitude: 17.22
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

August 23, 2019
16:55

RHIB Easy 1 and Easy 2 are in the water, ready to transfer survivors to Maltese Armed Forces Patrol Boat in international waters

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 19, 2019
18:40

Ocean Viking is standing by in the overlapping Italian and Maltese SRR in the international waters, at the position 36°18.7’N 013°23.7’E, waiting for further guidance from the authorities

August 18, 2019
August 17, 2019
August 16, 2019
August 15, 2019
August 14, 2019
August 13, 2019
14:48

Ocean Viking alters course towards north while requesting a place of safety at a speed of 5 knots

August 12, 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

September 24, 2018
September 22, 2018
September 20, 2018
19:20

Malta responds that it is neither the “appropriate nor the competent authority” to provide Aquarius with a place of safety

September 18, 2018
August 19, 2018
August 18, 2018
August 17, 2018
18:06

French MRCC acknowledges receipt of request for a Place of Safety

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 12, 2018
June 11, 2018
June 10, 2018