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Ocean Viking to disembark 373 survivors in Augusta, Italy

Marseille, 25/01/2021 – The Ocean Viking, a rescue ship operated by the European maritime rescue organisation SOS MEDITERRANEE, received instructions from Italian maritime authorities to disembark 373 survivors in Augusta, Italy. …

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The Ocean Viking is headed for the central Mediterranean after half a year of imposed blockade

This morning, the rescue ship Ocean Viking of European search and rescue association SOS MEDITERRANEE is leaving Marseille, France, headed for the central Mediterranean for the first time in six …

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Ocean Viking released from detention in Italy

SOS MEDITERRANEE to resume search and rescue operations at sea Today, following a new inspection by the Italian coastguard, the Ocean Viking was released from detention after being held in …

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