sos mediterranee

A wave goodbye as migrants disembark the Ocean Viking in the port of Taranto, southern Italy, Sunday, September 4, 2022 | Photo: Jeremias Gonzalez/picture alliance
More than 450 migrants and asylum seekers arrived at the port of Catanzaro, Italy on August 24, 2022 | Photo: Antonio Moniaci/IPA/abaca/picture alliance
The Geo Barents rescue ship, operated by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) | Photo: ANSA/MSF
Disembarkation has started from the Ocean Viking on July 6, 2022 | Photo: Anthony Jean / SOS MEDITERRANÉE
The Ocean Viking is one of several private rescue ships operating in the central Mediterranean Sea | Photo: Twitter / @SOSMedFrance
Disembarking from the Geo Barents after more than a week at sea, May 3, 2022 | Photo: 
Pantelia, Anna/MSF
A photo of the latest Ocean Viking rescue shared by SOS Mediterranee on Twitter on April 27, 2022 | Photo: @SOSMedIntl on Twitter
SOS Mediterranee shared a photo of the latest rescue carried out by the Ocean Viking crew on Twitter on April 24, 2022 | Photo: SOS Mediterranee via Twitter
On Friday, March 25, the crew of Ocean Viking rescued 128 men, women and children from an overcrowded boat in the Mediterranean | Photo: tweet from @SOSMedIntl
A group of 30 migrants were rescued by the Ocean Viking in international waters off the Libyan coast on March 24, 2022 | Photo: Jérémie Lusseau/SOS MEDITERRANEE
'Immense relief' on board the Ocean Viking after learning that they are to disembark in Augusta, Sicily | Source: Twitter feed @SOSMedIntl
A lifesaving ring placed on the Victory Column in Berlin in support of a protest action organized to highlight the deaths of migrants at sea on September 18, 2021 | Photo:
picture alliance/dpa/Annette Riedl