Mumbai

Tanker with 21 Indians Hijacked Off Oman

Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS): Sea pirates Saturday hijacked a tanker with 21 Indian crew members onboard from Salalah Port in Oman, a top maritime authority said.

The Marshall Island flagged ship, MT Fairchem Bogey, was hijacked while it was anchored off the port, according to the Directorate General of Shipping (DGS).

The ship is managed by Messrs. Anglo-Eastern Ship Management (India) Pvt Ltd.

The Indian Navy and other maritime security agencies have been informed of the development, according to the DGS.

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  • rohit raj, navi mumbai

    Sun, Aug 21 2011

    Mr.Sudharsan do not worry. My brother Ranveer Thalod is also in the same ship. Hope Anglo Eastern Management has contacted you. If not contact them. They'll you regularly. Hope that the company pays the ransom demanded for their release.

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  • Sukhi, Mumbai

    Sun, Aug 21 2011

    Please Contact DG Shipping and also Anglo Eastern Ship Management.Probably They will be released only after a Ransom is Paid!

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  • Sudharsan, Theni, tamilnadu.

    Sat, Aug 20 2011

    Hi dis's Sudharsan. I'm frm tamilnadu, theni district. My brother M.Udhayaram was also there in MT fairchem bogey ship, along wit the 20 indian crew members. Now I Dont know Wat to do. Pls help my brother.

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