The United Nations in Geneva reported that 22 Malian migrants died in a shipwreck off the Libyan coast.
Meanwhile, Ocean Viking has been assigned the port of Pozzallo.
The humanitarian ship of Sos Méditerranée will arrive at the port tomorrow morning with the 306 migrants who have been on board for 11 days.
the ship had issued an urgent appeal for "a safe harbor".
Since 24 June, the ship chartered by the NGO has carried out eight rescue operations off the coast of Libya.
Among the migrants there are also 53 women, four of them pregnant, and 87 unaccompanied minors.