Aquarius received inmarsat C distress alert from JRCC Libya via ITMRCC for boat in distress, sinking, at pos. 33-14N 014-08E with approx. 100pax on board. Aquarius has informed ITMRCC via phone that Aquarius is responding. Aquarius current pos. is 34-27.4N 012-38.6E. We are currently going to max. speed. ETA 0130Z 24Sep. Aquarius will be standing by for any updates and instructions from either RCC.