PRESS RELEASE

News

Until when will Europe let a part of humanity sink in the Mediterranean Sea?

Today, while preparing for a new mission at sea, the team onboard Ocean Viking will pay their tribute to those who perished in a shipwreck we witnessed a year ago. A commemoration mixed with sadness and anger as the law of rescue at sea continues to be violated every day since then.

Press-Release-Cover-Photo
Press release

Survivors on rescue ship Ocean Viking urgently need to disembark in a place of safety

Marseille/Geneva/Budapest Since Monday, February 14, the Ocean Viking has been waiting with 247 rescued people on board to be assigned a place of safety. Despite 5 requests to the relevant …

Press release

Ocean Viking detained in Italian port one year after release

After more than 11 hours of inspection on January 10, 2022, the Ocean Viking, a rescue ship chartered by European maritime search and rescue organisation SOS MEDITERRANEE and operated in …

INFORMATION FOR JOURNALISTS

On this page you can find the latest press releases and up to date information.

You can also find updates on our operations on Twitter.

If you have questions about SOS MEDITERRANEE or need support with your research, please contact our press team:

International: Laurence Bondard opscoms@sosmediterranee.org

German: Eva Ostendarp e.ostendarp@sosmediterranee.org

France: Méryl Sotty m.sotty@sosmediterranee.org

Italian:  Francesco Creazzo press.italy@sosmediterranee.org

Switzerland: Elliot Guy e.guy@sosmediterranee.org