Job Search
  CV Search
India could act as a white knight for the tanker market or not
Tanker market still on a high as VLCC rates are on the up
Shipping and the housing market developments in China
Demolition activity stalls as a result of standoff between cash buyers and end users
Dry bulk carriers prices are looking for direction moving forward

Maritime News

Philippines says crew of hijacked oil tanker safe

The Philippine government says the 23-member crew of a Spanish-owned oil tanker hijacked off West Africa is reported to be safe so far. At least 14 crew members are Filipinos.

The Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs said Friday that the ship's local recruitment agency reported the crew is safe and their families have been informed about the hijacking.

The Spanish owners said Thursday they had not heard from the ship since it was hijacked the previous day as it idled 62 nautical miles (100 kilometers) from Benin's capital Cotonou, and are hoping pirates just want to steal the crude rather than seek ransom for the crew.

Five Spaniards and two Ukrainians are also aboard.

Pirates are separately holding 14 other Filipino seamen in West Africa.


Date: September 16,2011                                                     Source:




 Featured Company
Oceanic Shipping Services Private Limited,India K-Ship  Krishnamrutam Enterprises Pvt. Ltd. ,India Rao Consultancy Pvt Ltd,India
MAERSK ,India Oceans Pride Marine Services Pvt. Ltd.,India APAC Marine Services Pvt. Ltd,India
AET Shipmanagement (India) Pvt. Ltd,India Admiral Marine Service Pvt. Ltd,India Helm Shipping Management Private Limited,India
SHRI MAHAVIR MARINE SERVICES PVT LTD,India Ind-Aust Maritime Pvt. Ltd,India Bridgeview Maritime Pvt.Ltd,India
Calm Seas Shipping and Maritime Services,India Ad Ship Management pvt. Ltd,India Tristarr Maritime And Shipping Private Limited,India

Copyrights © 2012
Terms and Conditions  -   Sitemap  -   Private Policy  -   FAQ  -   Contact Us
Site By : Pheunix