Hijacking of MT Marine Express

Hijacking of MT Marine Express

A Motor Tanker ‘Marine Express’ was hijacked by pirates off Contonou, Benin (West Africa) on 01 February 2018. The ship was carrying approximately 28,000 T of Gasoline and had 22 Indian crew. The Indian Navy liaised with the Nigerian Navy, Ghana and Benin Navies for air surveillance/necessary assistance to locate the missing vessel. The vessel was subsequently released by the pirates on 06 February 2018 with all crew safe.

Hijacking of MT Marine Express

MT Marine Express

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