ONBOARD SOS MEDITERRANEE Activities and observations of our rescue ship in the Central Mediterranean
October 26, 2022
October 25, 2022
October 23, 2022
October 22, 2022
September 5, 2022
August 27, 2022
August 26, 2022
August 25, 2022
August 1, 2022
July 25, 2022
July 24, 2022
July 7, 2022
July 1, 2022
June 30, 2022
June 27, 2022
June 26, 2022
June 24, 2022
May 31, 2022
May 29, 2022
May 23, 2022
May 22, 2022
May 19, 2022
May 6, 2022
May 3, 2022
18:32

The medical evacuation of one patient, from the Ocean Viking to an Italian Coast guard vessel is completed.

Latitude: 36.12833
Longitude: 015.58166
April 27, 2022
05:44

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

Latitude: 33.019
Longitude: 013.875
April 26, 2022
April 25, 2022
April 24, 2022
March 29, 2022
March 25, 2022
March 24, 2022
February 20, 2022
10:55

The disembarkation of 247 survivors in Pozzallo, Sicily, is complete.

February 14, 2022
12:30

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

Latitude: 34.18333333
Longitude: 12.60000000
February 13, 2022
11:00

Ocean Viking rescues 25 people from a fiberglass boat in distress in the Maltese Search and Rescue Region.

Latitude: 34.81916667
Longitude: 12.03388889
08:25

Ocean Viking rescues 22 persons from distress at sea in the Maltese Search and Rescue Region.

Latitude: 35.06777778
Longitude: 12.18444444
01:58

Ocean Viking completes a rescue of 88 people.

Latitude: 34.25111111
Longitude: 11.63444444
February 12, 2022
18:15

Ocean Viking rescues 93 persons from distress in the Maltese SRR.

Latitude: 34.98583333
Longitude: 12.73388889
December 25, 2021
December 16, 2021
07:30

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

Latitude: 33.351944
Longitude: 12.367778
November 12, 2021
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 3, 2021
14:13

Ocean Viking completes the rescue of 105 persons from an overcrowded wooden boat.

Latitude: 33.66833333
Longitude: 13.58527778
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
October 5, 2021
September 25, 2021
14:06

The disembarkation of the 122 survivors is completed.

September 20, 2021
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
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
September 18, 2021
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
September 3, 2021
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
July 5, 2021
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
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
07:05

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
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
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
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
May 16, 2021
April 7, 2021
March 20, 2021
March 18, 2021
February 26, 2021
February 6, 2021
February 5, 2021
February 4, 2021
January 26, 2021
13:24

All survivors disembarked in Augusta, Sicily.

January 23, 2021
January 22, 2021
08:58

Ocean Viking completes the rescue of 149 survivors, approx. 37 NM from the Libyan coast.

Latitude: 33.484000
Longitude: 012.986500
January 21, 2021
July 7, 2020
June 30, 2020
June 25, 2020
February 23, 2020
February 19, 2020
February 18, 2020
January 29, 2020
January 27, 2020
January 26, 2020
January 25, 2020
January 24, 2020
January 21, 2020
January 17, 2020
December 23, 2019
December 20, 2019
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
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
November 21, 2019
November 20, 2019
November 19, 2019
October 30, 2019
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 16, 2019
October 13, 2019
October 12, 2019
October 8, 2019
September 24, 2019
13:59

Disembarkation of all 182 survivors completed

Latitude: 38.184444
Longitude: 15.5525
September 20, 2019
17:46

Transfer of 35 survivors completed. Ocean Viking has a total of 182 survivors on board

Latitude: 35.8844
Longitude: 13.2856
September 19, 2019
20:05

Rescue of wooden boat completed, 35 survivors onboard Ocean Viking: 25 male, 3 female, 7 minors

Latitude: 34.76777778
Longitude: 12.06694444
September 17, 2019
15:20

Rescue of rubber boat completed, 61 survivors onboard Ocean Viking: 44 men, 4 women, 13 minors

Latitude: 33.80111111
Longitude: 12.43472222
12:13

Rescue of wooden boat completed, 48 survivors onboard Ocean Viking: 34 men, 5 women, 9 minors

Latitude: 33.83444444
Longitude: 12.20250000
September 14, 2019
23:17

Transfer of all survivors completed

Latitude: 35.48388889
Longitude: 12.58444444
September 11, 2019
September 9, 2019
September 8, 2019
August 27, 2019
13:30

Ocean Viking arrives in Marseille for a port call

August 23, 2019
August 12, 2019
August 10, 2019
12:05

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

Latitude: 33.597
Longitude: 14.248
August 9, 2019
11:35

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

September 30, 2018
12:30

Transfer of all 58 people and 1 dog onto P52 vessel of the Maltese Armed Forces is complete

Latitude: 35.56888889
Longitude: 14.21722222
September 24, 2018
08:08

Visual contact of destroyed rubber boat, 1 mile to stern of Aquarius at position 33°18’78 N, 14°02’69 E

Latitude: 33.32
Longitude: 14.05
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 27, 2018
16:00

Aquarius arrives in Marseille

August 17, 2018
15:55

The 5 survivors are brought from the RHIB onto Aquarius

Latitude: 37.43
Longitude: 10.857
13:48

First assessment of the rubber boat: stable medical situation

August 15, 2018
August 13, 2018
August 12, 2018
August 11, 2018
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
August 5, 2018
05:45

Aquarius reaches the patrolling area off the Libyan coast

August 1, 2018
June 25, 2018
June 17, 2018
14:06

Disembarkation of survivors complete

June 14, 2018
June 12, 2018
June 11, 2018
17:38

Starts receiving resupply of food and water from Maltese military craft P02

June 10, 2018
03:02

SAR Case 286: Start transfer 88 survivors from Italian Coast Guard vessel CP267

02:45

SAR Case 390: Start transfer of 64 survivors from Italian Coast Guard vessel CP319

June 9, 2018