On August 10, 2018 the Aquarius rescued a wooden boat with 25 people on board in international waters near the coast of Libya.

SAR organisation: MSF

SAR asset: Aquarius

Date of SAR (UTC): 10/08/2018

Source of first information for the NGO: Own detection

Vessels

Number of migrant boats: 1

Type of migrant boat(s): Wooden Boat

Number of people on board per boat: 25

Other vessels in the vicinity (e.g. unidentified / cargo / aircrafts): N.A

Location

Region of Mediterranean: Central Mediterranean

Position(s) of vessel(s) in distress at the time of SAR request:

Location description: High seas

Approximate distance from coast line: 26 nautical miles from the coast of Libya, north of Zuwarah

Position(s) of rescue(s) at the time of SAR operation(s):

Location description: High seas

Approximate distance from coast line: 26 nautical miles from the coast of Libya, north of Zuwarah

Survivors

Total number of survivors: 25

Number of identified pregnant women: 0

Number of identified medical evacuation cases: 0