AJ Exclusive: On board the rescue ship Ocean Viking

Al Jazeera is on board the Ocean Viking, a rescue ship in the Mediterranean saving stranded refugees and migrants.

The Ocean Viking is a rescue ship run by SOS Mediterranee and Doctors Without Borders (MSF), saving the lives of those fleeing conflict and economic hardship.

The ship operates in the central Mediterranean where thousands of migrants and refugees risk their lives each year to reach Europe.