The Ocean Viking completes the rescue. The 106 survivors were brought to safety onboard Ocean Viking.Among them are 31 men, 8 women, 67 minors, of whom 51 are unaccompanied.
After confirming the instruction with GACS patrol vessel P-301, 10 persons are brought to safety onboard Ocean Viking. One person onboard the fibreglass boat expresses the will to not be brought to Ocean Viking.
4 men, 2 women, 3 children and 1 toddler are brought to safety onboard Ocean Viking. During the rescue operation, the aft of the fibreglass boat starts sinking. One person onboard the fibreglass boat expresses the will to go back to Libya and to not be evacuated to Ocean Viking.
Ocean Viking reports to GACS patrol vessel P-301 via VHF the will of the person remaining on the fibreglass boat. GACS patrol vessel P-301 informs Ocean Viking via VHF that they will take over for his evacuation.
OCEAN VIKING > 796 survivors, 11 January-26 February 2021, 2 disembarkations: Augusta