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Oil Tanker With 22 Indian Nationals Onboard Goes Missing

Oil Tanker With 22 Indian Nationals Onboard Goes Missing In Off West African Coast, Possibly Hijacked

Oil Tanker With 22 Indian Nationals Onboard Goes Missing In Off West African Coast, Possibly Hijacked

The proprietors of the tanker, which was stacked with gas oil, have asked the Directorate General of Shipping in Mumbai to connect with their partners in Nigeria and Benin to do look tasks for the dealer deliver.

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Sunday educated that an oil tanker with 22 Indian nationals locally available is apparently absent off the shoreline of Benin in the Gulf of Guinea.

MEA representative Raveesh Kumar in a tweet stated, “A dealer vessel Marine Express (oil tanker), claimed by Mumbai-based Anglo-Eastern transportation organization with 22 Indian nationals installed, is apparently absent off the shoreline of Benin in the Gulf of Guinea.” He educated that the Indian specialists situated in Nigeria have looked for their assistance in finding the missing oil tanker.

“Our Mission in Abuja (Nigeria) is in contact with the experts in Benin and Nigeria for their assistance in finding the ship and is continually observing the circumstance. A 24-hour helpline number set up by the Embassy for data on those missing is +234-9070343860,” he educated in another tweet.

The proprietors of the tanker, which was stacked with gas oil, have encouraged the Directorate General of Shipping in Mumbai to connect with their partners in Nigeria and Benin to complete scan tasks for the vendor deliver.

As indicated by reports, the ship vanished from West Africa and a plausibility of capture is high.

In the interim, Nigerian experts have cautioned all water crafts to pay special mind to the missing tanker transport and if located to answer to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) Anti-Piracy Reporting Center quickly in London.

(This Story originating from OUTLOOKINDIA)

Sanjay Bhagat

The author Sanjay Bhagat

Sanjay Bhagat is a news author in various news category and has worked on local newspapers.

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