Maritime Bulletin www.odin.tc Rossfraght
  Home |   About |   Topics |   Contact |   Piracy Statistics 2010-2012 |   Disasters 2012 |    Archive 2010 |   Archive 2011 Rss Feeds    Russian version  

Greek tanker Orfeas hijacked off Abidjan, Ivory Coast



Greek tanker Orfeas was hijacked around 0100 LT Oct 6 2012 off Abidjan, Ivory Coast, during STS operation, reported Tradewinds quoting security consultants AKE. The Orfeas was to offload two shipments of gasoline on a lightering tanker Admiral L, one was successfully completed, but when Admiral L arrived to the Orfeas position for a second lot, Greek tanker disappeared, reported security consultants AKE. Vessel’s AIS signal was last spotted at around 1900 UTC Oct 6 in position 01 46N 000 36W, about 217 nm almost due south of Accra, Ghana. There are more than 30,000 tons of gasoline on board of Orfeas. Crew is 24, consisting of Greek and Filipino nationalities. AKE said that if tanker is hijacked, then, it’s the first hijack in Ivory Coast waters in recent years.
Tanker Orfeas IMO 9358917, dwt 73400, built 2008, flag Bahamas, manager GRACE MANAGEMENT SA, Greece.

The identity of the Liberia flagged, German owned tanker hijacked on Oct 4 and released on Oct 5 remains unknown.




Be first, write your review !

Post a comment :
Subject : Review :





My Account
Email:

Password:

Register
Daily Top Viewed
  • Ukraine sentenced two seamen to 9 years imprisonment on a false Venezuela drug charge Today's Hits  26
  • Dutch barge Jascon 33 attacked in Nigeria, 4 kidnapped, 2 killed, 2 wounded Today's Hits  13
  • Freighter Ocean Legacy sank offloading container on pier, Ormoc port, Philippines Today's Hits  10
  • Vietnamese freighter Royal Prime sank or still afloat abandoned by crew, South China Sea Today's Hits  8
  • Bulk carrier Pacific Carrier broke in two, Korea Today's Hits  7
  • Kulluk salvage – latest development Today's Hits  7
  • Tanker Nasihat spilled half a ton of fuel after alliding with jetty, Chittagong Today's Hits  7
  • Struggle for drill unit Kulluk still on, Aiviq regained power, Kodiak, Alaska Today's Hits  7
  • New Year’s present Today's Hits  7
  • Salvors losing the battle, Kulluk is nearing dangerous shoreline Today's Hits  7
  • Ferry Super Shuttle Roro 1 capsized engulfed in fire after grounding, Philippines Today's Hits  7

  •   Home |   About |   Commercial |   Contact |   Login / Register |   RSS |   Russian Version

    Copyright © 2011 Maritime Bulletin. All rights reserved.