Maltese RCC calls Aquarius to inform that the case will be handed over to Frontex operation Themis
MTRCC calls Aquarius to inform that the case will be handed over to Frontexoperation Themis as soon as it enters the Frontex operational area, 20nm off the Italian coast. Aquarius acknowledges that it will wait for instructions.
The Aquarius was returned to its owner Jasmund Shipping in its initial state on the 31st of December 2018.
The online logbook onboard-Aquarius.org will be on standby until a new ship is chartered to go back at sea and resume search and rescue operations.