Mediterranean migrant rescue ship Ocean Viking seeks safe harbor

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Published on January 24, 2021 by

A humanitarian ship carrying more than 370 people, including a one-month old baby, is urgently seeking to dock at a Mediterranean sea port, as weather in the area worsens. The migrants from Guinea, Sudan and Sierra Leone, were picked-up after trying to cross to Europe in rubber dinghies. Ocean Viking crew said after calls to Libya went unanswered, the rescue ship has now approached Malta and Italy with requests to be taken in. The vessel is currently in international waters between Italy and Libya.

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