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

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.

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.

July 5, 2022
12:40

Italian authorities call the Ocean Viking to assign Pozzallo as a Place of Safety for the 306 survivors onboard.

July 1, 2022
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.

June 26, 2022
19:28

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

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.

May 30, 2022
09:20

Ocean Viking docks in the port of Pozzallo, Sicily.

May 29, 2022
21:00

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

17:48

Ocean Viking recovers Eazy1 Rhib.

17:45

Casualty transferred onboard Ocean Viking via soft stretcher.

17:38

Easy1 Rhib recovers man overboard from the water.

17:35

Ocean Viking launches Easy1 Rhib to recover the man overboard.

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
May 2, 2022
May 1, 2022
April 30, 2022
April 29, 2022
April 28, 2022
April 27, 2022
March 29, 2022
10:00

The disembarkation of 159 survivors in Augusta, Italy, is complete.

09:15

The disembarkation of survivors is resumed in Augusta, Italy.

March 28, 2022
19:50

The disembarkation of survivors is stopped for the day. All unaccompanied minors are disembarked.

19:07

The disembarkation of survivors in Augusta, Italy, starts.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

December 24, 2021
16:20

Ocean Viking is instructed to proceed to Trapani for the disembarkation of survivors.

December 16, 2021
10:24

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

November 10, 2021
17:05

ITMRCC calls Ocean Viking with instructions to proceed to Augusta, Sicily, to disembark 306 survivors.

November 8, 2021
November 7, 2021
November 6, 2021
November 5, 2021
September 25, 2021
14:06

The disembarkation of the 122 survivors is completed.

10:46

The disembarkation of the 122 survivors starts in Augusta, Sicily.

September 24, 2021
22:00

Ocean Viking is moored in Augusta port.

20:56

Anchor is up, Ocean Viking is moving to berth.

15:05

Ocean Viking drops the anchor at the Augusta inner harbor.

September 23, 2021
19:25

Ocean Viking receives the instructions from ITMRCC to disembark the 122 survivors in Augusta, Italy.

September 21, 2021
September 20, 2021
September 19, 2021
September 18, 2021
August 8, 2021
08:50

Ocean Viking docks in Pozzallo, Sicily

August 7, 2021
14:08

Ocean Viking receives via a phone call the instructions to disembark the 449 survivors in Pozzallo, Italy.

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.

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.

July 3, 2021
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).

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