Friday, 15 February 2019 13:25

Feb 15 - Barents Sea

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A Singapore-flagged oil tanker, which was reported to have been seized by private militiamen in Cameroon earlier this month following a dispute between Eastern Pacific Shipping and DSC Marine was released on Feb. 5th.  Eastern Pacific Shipping alleged at the time the Aframax M/T Barents Sea was illegally seized by DSC Marine, a local charterer, and local Cameroonian military forces armed with AK-47 submachine guns in the Sonara refinery in Limbe, Cameroon.  The 26 crew on board which includes nationals from India, Ukraine, China, Philippines and Turkey were unharmed. 

Manager & Owner:   Eastern Pacific Shipping
Vessel Type:             Tanker
GT:                            57,680
DWT:                         105,588
Year Built:                  2000
Built by:                     Hyundai Heavu Industries


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