Hijacked UBT Ocean Released

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

July 21, 2010

Photo courtesy EU NAVFOR

Photo courtesy EU NAVFOR

On July 20, the hijacked merchant vessel UBT Ocean was released. The UBT Ocean, a Marshall Island flagged chemical tanker with a deadweight of 9,224 tonnes, was hijacked on March 5, 2010 approximately 300 nautical miles from Dar Es Salam.  UBT Ocean has a crew of 21 and they are all from Myanmar/Burma.

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