• BIST 94.082
  • Altın 189,854
  • Dolar 4,7932
  • Euro 5,6125
  • İstanbul 25 °C
  • Ankara 20 °C

Tanker deterred by pirates

Tanker deterred by pirates
The crew of TORM Sofia, a tanker owned by Danish transportation company Torm specializing in carrying refined oil products, has deterred an approach by a group of pirates in the Gulf of Aden, the Arabian Sea on June 28.
The company said that there were no injuries to crew, vessel, environment or cargo.
 
“The Filipino Master, his crew and the employed armed guards are safe and suffered no injuries as they handled the situation with great skill,” Torm added.
 
The LR1 product tanker TORM Sofia was in open sea at the time of the incident, enroute from Sikka in India to New York in the USA (positioned: 13º15’4 North, 049º11’3 East).
 
As explained by the company, “all actions performed were as per the procedures and the Rules for the use of force and subsequently the pirates abandoned their approach.”
 
The emergency response team ashore was immediately gathered upon notification of the pirate approach.
 
The charterer of TORM Sofia and all relevant authorities, both domestic and international, have also been notified of the incident.
 
“I am pleased that our capable crew acted according to our procedures and that everybody on board TORM Sofia is safe and unharmed,” says Tina Revsbech, Senior Vice President, Technical Division.
 
Torm said it appreciates the naval presence in the High Risk Areas and that it still believes the international society must keep its focus on the continued piracy threat in the area.
 
 
 
 
 
 
This news is a total 1191 time has been read
  • Comments 0
    UYARI: Küfür, hakaret, rencide edici cümleler veya imalar, inançlara saldırı içeren, imla kuralları ile yazılmamış,
    Türkçe karakter kullanılmayan ve büyük harflerle yazılmış yorumlar onaylanmamaktadır.
    Bu habere henüz yorum eklenmemiştir.
Other News
  • Kleven to Build Up to Four Expedition Vessels for Hurtigruten25 April 2016 Monday 18:12
  • IMO Representatives Discussed Migrant Issues06 September 2015 Sunday 18:16
  • Golden Anchor Awards 201506 September 2015 Sunday 16:49
  • Asia Tankers-VLCC Rates Dropping15 August 2015 Saturday 12:44
  • USCG Increasing Arctic Presence14 August 2015 Friday 11:58
  • Fennica is on his way to Alaska06 August 2015 Thursday 12:21
  • Tidal Power in Alaska Villages04 August 2015 Tuesday 15:34
  • Egypt and Saudi Arabia define the maritime borders31 July 2015 Friday 10:17
  • Moby Dick is ''in'' again31 July 2015 Friday 09:51
  • NYK Vessel rescuses people!29 July 2015 Wednesday 14:52
  • All Rights Reserved © 2006 TURKISH MARITIME | İzinsiz ve kaynak gösterilmeden yayınlanamaz.
    Phone : 0090 212 293 75 48 | Fax : 0090 212 293 75 49 |