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India 22 Indian Sailors On Oil Tanker, Hijacked By Pirates, Released: Company

09:50  06 february  2018
09:50  06 february  2018 Source:   ndtv.com

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A Hong Kong-based firm which named the Indian mariners on the ship said privateers captured their group on February 1. The “Marine Express” oil tanker was conveying with 13,500 tons of gas.

  22 Indian Sailors On Oil Tanker, Hijacked By Pirates, Released: Company

New Delhi: Twenty two Indians on board a ship, which went missing in the waters in West Africa last week, have been freed by pirates, according to the shipping company. A Hong Kong-based firm which appointed the Indian sailors on the ship said pirates hijacked their their crew on February 1. 

The "Marine Express" oil tanker was carrying with 13,500 tonnes of gasoline.

"We are delighted to report that the MT Marine Express, which was hijacked by pirates on Feb 1, is now back under the command of the captain & crew since ~04:00 SG time today. All crew members are reported to be safe & well & the cargo intact. We thank you all for your well wishes," Anglo-Eastern tweeted.

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An oil tanker which had been hijacked by pirates off the coast of West Africa with 22 Indian sailors has been released , the ship’s owners announced. The Ango-Eastern group is one of the major Asian shipping companies with representation in almost all the major ports of India.

The "Marine Express" tanker was missing in the Gulf of Guinea after contact was lost in Benin on Friday.

On Sunday, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said all efforts were being made to trace the merchant ship "Marine Express" that went missing near west Africa with the 22 Indians on board. The Indian mission in Nigeria was in touch with the authorities concerned and the situation was being constantly monitored, the Foreign Ministry had said

The Gulf of Guinea has become an increasing target for pirates who steal cargo and demand ransoms, even as piracy incidents fall worldwide, experts say.

Ships in the area were the target of a series of piracy-related incidents last year, according to a January report by the International Maritime Bureau (IMB), which highlighted the waters off West Africa as an area of growing concern.

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An oil tanker , with an all Indian crew of 22 members that went missing off the coast of Benin in north-west Africa, has been released by pirates after four days, officials said today. All the crew members, who endured the over four-day ordeal, are safe.

Pirates have released 22 Indian nationals taken captive after their oil tanker was boarded off the coast of West Africa last week. All crew members, as well as the cargo, are "safe and well," the company said.

(With inputs from Reuters)

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