Tanker is suspected of being hijacked
Anglo Eastern has lost signal of a product tanker, which last made contact at Cotonou anchorage in Benin in West Africa. According to the ship operator, the 45,989-DWT Marine Express carried a load of approximately 13,500 tonnes of petrol at time of the latest contact at 03.30 on 1 February.
"We have contacted all the competent authorities and they have responded to the episode. Our top priority is the safety of the 22 crew members aboard whose families have been contacted and briefed about the situation," the operator announced today.
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