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Oil Tanker Missing Since Friday in Gulf of Guinea Ship Manager

A ship carrying 22 Indian crew and 13,500 tons of gasoline is missing in the Gulf of Guinea after contact was lost in Benin on Friday, the company and India's minister of external affairs said on Sunday 4 February 2018.

It is feared that the vessel has been hijacked.

Hong Kong-based Anglo-Eastern confirmed in a tweet that they have lost contact with their managed MT Marine Express while in Cotonou, Benin.

 Last contact was made with the vessel February 1 at 03:30 UTC.

The 180-meter MT Marine Express is registered in Panama. The vessel was built in 2009.

AIS tracking data shows the vessel was last at an anchorage off Cotonou, Benin on Friday.

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