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

October 25, 2022
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.

October 23, 2022
October 22, 2022
September 2, 2022
August 27, 2022
20:48

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

20:30

Ocean Viking RHIB completes lifejackets distribution and starts evacuation.

20:28

Ocean Viking RHIB starts lifejackets distribution.

20:24

Ocean Viking stops at a safe distance from the boat in distress and launches one RHIB.

18:06

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

17:50

Ocean Viking RHIBs start evacuation of survivors.

17:40

Ocean Viking RHIBs complete lifejackets distribution.

17:36

Ocean Viking RHIBs start lifejackets distribution.

17:30

With two rhibs in the water, Ocean Viking reconfirms the distress situation of a wooden boat previously spotted and assessed by Seabird2.

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.

16:27

Lifejacket distribution boat 1 completed. 1 RHIB starts the evacuation of survivors onboard Ocean Viking.

16:24

Lifejacket distribution starts for one of the two boats in distress.

16:20

Ocean Viking launches 2 RHIBs.

16:16

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

14:00

RHIBs start the evacuation of survivors onboard Ocean Viking.

13:45

Lifejacket distribution completed.

13:42

Lifejacket distribution starts.

13:32

Ocean Viking launches 2 RHIBs.

13:19

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

08:00

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

07:36

RHIBs start the evacuation of survivors onboard Ocean Viking.

07:24

Lifejacket distribution is completed.

07:20

Lifejacket distribution starts.

07:12

Ocean Viking launches 3 RHIBs.

August 26, 2022
20:50

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

20:24

RHIBs start the evacuation of survivors onboard Ocean Viking.

20:18

Lifejacket distribution is completed.

20:08

Lifejacket distribution starts.

19:48

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

19:48

Ocean Viking launches 2 RHIBs.

August 25, 2022
21:21

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

20:46

Ocean Viking RHIBs start evacuation of survivors onboard Ocean Viking.

20:24

Ocean Viking RHIBs continue lifejackets distribution started by S/V Astral.

19:27

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

19:20

RHIBs start evacuating survivors on Ocean Viking.

19:03

Lifejackets distribution starts.

18:52

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

18:52

Ocean Viking launches 3 RHIBs in the water.

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.

14:25

Ocean Viking launches one RHIB.

05:28

Ocean Viking informs LYJRCC by email of the retrieval completion.

04:57

RHIBs start the evacuation of survivors onboard Ocean Viking.

04:46

Lifejackets’ distribution is complete.

04:43

Lifejackets’ distribution starts.

04:40

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

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.

15:55

Ocean Viking alters her course heading toward the distress case.

July 26, 2022
July 25, 2022
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.

16:20

All RHIBs are recovered, Ocean Viking resumes navigation.

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.

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.

10:25

Ocean Viking launches the Rhibs to investigate the situation.

10:18

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

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.

19:26

All RHIBs are recovered on board. Ocean Viking resumes navigation.

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.

17:50

Ocean Viking spots a rubber boat, possibly in distress. Rhibs are launched to assess 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.

14:12

All RHIBs are recovered, Ocean Viking resumes navigation.

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.

10:45

All RHIBs are recovered on board. Ocean Viking resumes navigation.

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.

July 4, 2022
21:24

Rescue operation is completed, 15 people are safely recovered onboard Ocean Viking.

Latitude: 34.5
Longitude: 013.22
21:13

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

July 3, 2022
21:48

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

July 1, 2022
02:07

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

01:00

All RHIBs are recovered onboard, Ocean Viking resumes navigation.

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.

00:20

The characteristics of the rescued distress boat do not match with the case reported by the airplane “Seabird” in the Mayday relay call previously listened on VHF channel 16. Ocean Viking resumes search operation.

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.

20:49

Ocean Viking alters her course to the last known position of the distress case.

13:25

All RHIBs are recovered on board. Ocean Viking resumes navigation.

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.

June 27, 2022
09:04

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

08:57

All RHIBS are recovered on board.

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 launchs two RHIBS to assess the situation.

June 26, 2022
16:18

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

16:13

All Rhibs are recovered onboard the Ocean Viking.

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.

June 24, 2022
17:10

Ocean Viking resumes navigation and waits for further instructions.

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
May 23, 2022
May 22, 2022
May 19, 2022
April 27, 2022
05:52

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

05:44

Ocean Viking rescues 59 survivors from a rubber boat in distress.

Latitude: 33.019
Longitude: 013.875
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.

April 25, 2022
08:05

Ocean Viking has a visual contact with a boat potentially in distress.

April 24, 2022
March 25, 2022
18:52

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

18:33

All RHIBs are recovered. Ocean Viking resumes navigation.

18:03

The operation to recover the second deceased person is aborted due to worsening weather conditions and safety risks on the crew.

17:50

One deceased person is recovered onboard Ocean Viking.

17:20

Ocean Viking starts a recovery operation of two dead bodies found at the bottom of the rubber boat.

15:45

Ocean Viking starts evacuation of survivors.

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.

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.

10:45

All RHIBS are recovered on board MV Ocean Viking.

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.

09:40

Ocean Viking altered course heading to the distress case.

09:33

Ocean Viking spots a wooden boat, possibly in distress, during lookout from the bridge.

February 14, 2022
12:53

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

12:30

Ocean Viking rescues 19 persons in the Libyan Search and Rescue Region.

Latitude: 34.18333333
Longitude: 12.60000000
February 13, 2022
11:16

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

10:25

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

December 16, 2021
07:30

All 114 survivors are safely onboard Ocean Viking. The rescue is completed.

Latitude: 33.351944
Longitude: 12.367778
November 4, 2021
19:08

Ocean Viking completes the rescue of 69 persons from an overcrowded wooden boat in the Libyan SRR.

Latitude: 34.21888889
Longitude: 12.01750000
November 2, 2021
13:06

Ocean Viking completes the rescue of a rubber boat in distress: 94 persons are safely brought onboard.

Latitude: 33.65138889
Longitude: 14.23527778
03:22

Ocean Viking completes the rescue of a wooden boat in distress: 44 survivors are safely brought onboard.

Latitude: 33.26722222
Longitude: 14.26722222
September 20, 2021
04:00

All RHIBs are recovered on board. Rescue operation completed.

03:52

Ocean Viking completes the rescue of the boat in distress: 13 survivors are safely brought onboard.

Latitude: 35.1667
Longitude: 12.335
September 19, 2021
20:20

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

20:10

Rescue of the wooden boat in distress starts.

19:54

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

08:26

Ocean Viking completes the rescue of a wooden boat in distress: 33 survivors are safely brought onboard.

Latitude: 33.53361
Longitude: 011.91750
07:58

Rescue of the wooden boat in distress starts.

07:50

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

07:41

Ocean Viking launches RHIBs Easy 1 and Easy 2 in the water to assess the distress case.

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.

12:09

Ocean Viking completes the rescue of a wooden boat in distress: 25 survivors are safely brought onboard.

Latitude: 33.40222
Longitude: 012.26806
11:56

Rescue of the wooden boat in distress starts.

11:55

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

August 1, 2021
July 31, 2021
18:20

Ocean Viking completes the rescue of a wooden boat in distress. 21 survivors are safely brought onboard Ocean Viking.

Latitude: 33.428
Longitude: 012.395
15:50

Ocean Viking completes the rescue of a wooden boat in distress. 64 people are safely brought onboard Ocean Viking.

Latitude: 33.645
Longitude: 012.213
12:40

Ocean Viking completes the rescue of a rubber boat in distress. 54 people are safely brought onboard Ocean Viking.

Latitude: 33.29
Longitude: 012.117
08:49

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

07:50

The GACS patrol vessel leaves the scene. Ocean Viking’s RHIBs proceed with the assessment of the rubber boat in distress.

07:30

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

July 7, 2021
July 5, 2021
10:11

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

03:23

Ocean Viking completes the rescue of a large wooden boat in distress in the Libyan Search and Rescue Region: 369 people are safely brought onboard.

Latitude: 34.13667
Longitude: 012.18167
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.

15:02

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

14:53

Ocean Viking completes the rescue of a wooden boat in distress in the Maltese SRR: 71 people are safely brought onboard.

Latitude: 34.63833
Longitude: 012.81
07:27

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

07:05

Ocean Viking completes the rescue of the wooden boat in the Maltese SRR: 67 survivors are safely brought onboard.

Latitude: 34.43333
Longitude: 012.41667
July 3, 2021
21:06

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

20:55

Ocean Viking completes the rescue of a fibreglass boat in distress in the Libyan Search and Rescue Region: 21 survivors are safely brought onboard.

Latitude: 34.133333
Longitude: 012.06
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.

July 1, 2021
20:33

Ocean Viking completes the rescue of a wooden boat in distress: 14 survivors are safely brought onboard.

Latitude: 34.69167
Longitude: 012.015
19:52

Ocean Viking informs MTRCC of her readiness to proceed to the assistance of the boat in distress by email (with ITMRCC in copy).

18:06

Ocean Viking completes the rescue of a wooden boat in distress: 30 survivors are safely brought onboard.

Latitude: 34.41733
Longitude: 12.03767
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.

April 27, 2021
11:45

The rescue is complete. 236 survivors are safely recovered onboard Ocean Viking from two rubber boats.

Latitude: 33.334722
Longitude: 12.6175
January 22, 2021
January 21, 2021
July 3, 2020
July 2, 2020
12:10

Two survivors recovered on the Ocean Viking

June 30, 2020
June 25, 2020
February 19, 2020
February 18, 2020
February 17, 2020
January 29, 2020
January 27, 2020
15:30

Medevac completed. Patient and her 3 children on board Helicopter

Latitude: 36.277
Longitude: 13.830
January 26, 2020
22:50

Black Rubber Boat is marked « SAR 26 01 2020 OV” in position 34° 11.8′ N 013 47.5′ E

21:20

First assessment: the boat is overcrowded, could be 80 people on board including a lot of babies, about 20 women and about 50 men

21:18

Rescue RAFT in the water, needed for offload people from the highly overcrowded boat

January 25, 2020
18:47

First survivors are on board Ocean Viking

18:15

First assessment: the boat is listing on the port side, the transom is very low in the water, possibly water inside the boat. There is a high risk of capsize

05:15

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

04:40

First survivors are on board Ocean Viking

04:13

Life jackets distribution starts

January 24, 2020
05:16

Rescue is completed. All RHIB s on board Ocean Viking

03:56

First survivors are on board Ocean Viking

03:39

Life jackets distribution finished

03:33

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

03:16

Ocean Viking launches her first RIHB

January 21, 2020
09:10

Ocean Viking arrives to Pozzallo Port

January 20, 2020
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.

05:00

Rescue is completed with all her RHIB s on board Ocean Viking

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

04:03

Life jackets distribution finished

December 27, 2019
December 20, 2019
22:34

Ocean Viking launches first RIHB in the water

07:59

In position 33° 24.2′ N 012° 49,8′ E, all survivors are safely brought on board Ocean Viking

Latitude: 33.85
Longitude: 012.57
December 4, 2019
11:40

Ocean Viking starts disembarkation of survivors

10:43

Ocean Viking arrives in the port of Pozzallo

December 3, 2019
November 30, 2019
November 29, 2019
November 28, 2019
22:11

Rescue of wooden boat completed, 60 survivors onboard Ocean Viking: 40 men, 2 women and 18 minors

Latitude: 33.78
Longitude: 13.98
21:16

Distribution of lifejackets to people in distress is finalised

19:33

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

November 21, 2019
13:35

Seriously injured survivor is evacuated to Easy 2 for medical care

12:48

First visual contact with a black rubber boat

November 20, 2019
18:25

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

11:28

Distribution of lifejackets to people in distress is finalised

November 19, 2019
07:15

Distribution of lifejackets to people in distress is finalised

06:51

Ocean Viking calls LYJRCC by SAT phone but receives no response

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

06:25

First visual contact with a white rubber boat

05:04

Ocean Viking forwards updated position to LYJRCC

04:48

Ocean Viking receives an email from Alarm Phone with an updated distress position

04:35

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

October 18, 2019
11:40

Rescue of rubber boat completed, 104 survivors onboard Ocean Viking: 54 men, 10 women, 40 minors

Latitude: 33.60
Longitude: 14.24
October 13, 2019
October 12, 2019
September 8, 2019
14:34

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

August 23, 2019
August 22, 2019
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 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
16:22

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

16:00

2 RHIBS and 3 life Rafts recovered onboard

13:37

Ocean Viking calls Libyan JRCC by VHF but receives no response

13:22

Ocean Viking launches 2 rescue boats in the water

13:06

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

August 11, 2019
10:55

Ocean Viking calls EU patrol aircraft on VHF for a situation update

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
12:05

Rescue of a white rubber boat completed, survivors safely onboard Ocean Viking

Latitude: 33.597
Longitude: 14.248
10:59

Ocean Viking launches 2 rescue boats in the water

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

11:35

Rescue of a rubber boat completed, 85 survivors safely onboard Ocean Viking

10:30

Stabilisation of the boat in distress in progress

August 8, 2019
22:15

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

September 23, 2018
07:58

Evacuation of 47 people completed at position 33°13’1 N, 012°11’9 E

Latitude: 33.216
Longitude: 12.185
September 20, 2018
August 17, 2018
15:55

The 5 survivors are brought from the RHIB onto Aquarius

Latitude: 37.43
Longitude: 10.857
August 10, 2018
11:48

SAR Case 656: Rescue of a small wooden boat completed, 25 survivors safely onboard Aquarius

Latitude: 33.482
Longitude: 12.048
June 10, 2018