ONBOARD SOS MEDITERRANEE Activities and observations of our rescue ship in the Central Mediterranean
March 25, 2023

Ocean Viking as a visual on a LYCG Patrol Vessel 656 sailing high speed towards the boat in distress.

January 24, 2023
October 22, 2022
September 19, 2021
July 3, 2021

Ocean Viking sends an email to LYJRCC (with MTRCC and ITMRCC in copy) informing that Seabird aircraft (Sea-Watch) reported the interception of the boat in distress by the Libyan Coast Guard.

July 2, 2021

Colibri2 (Pilotes Volontaires) informs Ocean Viking via VHF of the interception of the first distress case by the LYCG.

April 28, 2021

Ocean Viking emails relevant authorities to inform about the second operation of Libyan Coast Guard patrol boat Fezzan.


Ocean Viking spots and documents wreck of the second intercepted boat in position 33°32.5’N 012°55.5’E.


Libyan Coast Guard patrol vessel Fezzan reaches second boat in distress (case AP 191).


Libyan Coast Guard patrol vessel Fezzan reaches boat in distress and instructs Ocean Viking via VHF Channel 16 to change course and leave the area. Ocean Viking offers medical assistance if needed.

January 22, 2021
February 17, 2020
December 27, 2019
December 1, 2019
August 13, 2019
August 10, 2019