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02.02.2018 - IMB Report - Missing Tanker - Guinea waters
Ref: IMB/PRC/Alert - 021/2018
020800 UTC Feb 2018
To: All ships transiting in and off Cotonou, Benin / Gulf of Guinea waters
Missing tanker – MT Marine Express
On 01 Feb 2018, Owners lost contact with their tanker MT Marine Express loaded with gas oil. The last communication received from the tanker was on 01.02.2018 at 0528 UTC in position 06:16N - 002:31E, Cotonou anchorage, Benin. The fate of the crew members and the vessel are unknown.
Details of the tanker:
Name of tanker : Marine Express
Type : Oil products tanker
Flag : Panama
Imo : 9403322
Grt : 28054 MT
All ships are requested to keep a lookout for the missing tanker and to report to the IMB Piracy Reporting Centre immediately if sighted.
IMB Piracy Reporting Centre
24 hours anti-piracy helpline +603 2031 0014 fax: +603 2078 5769