Pirates Seize Greek-Owned Tanker Off Oman

 

On 10 May, 2012, an oil tanker managed by Dynacom Tankers Management Ltd. was reported hijacked while it was transiting the Arabian Sea.

Twenty-six crew members have been held captive by suspected Somali pirates.

The Liberian-flagged Tanker, the M/T SMYRNI, is carrying a cargo of 135000 MT of crude oil.

No communications have been received from the ship since the ship was boarded.

Source: Dynacom Tankers Management, May 14, 2012;