ShippingWatch

Argument may have led to hijacking of oil tanker

Disagreements between the operator of a Malaysian oil tanker and the crew on board are allegedly the reason why the oil tanker disappeared without a trace on Tuesday after departing from a port in Malaysia. Local authorities say the vessel is now located at an island near Singapore.

Photo: Modelfoto/Colourbox

SINGAPORE

It was likely a lack of harmony between the crew on vessel Vier Harmony and its ship manager that made the crew turn off the ship's transponder and deviate from its set course.

Already a subscriber? Log in.

Read the whole article

Get access for 14 days for free.
No credit card is needed, and you will not be automatically signed up for a paid subscription after the free trial.

  • Access all locked articles
  • Receive our daily newsletters
  • Access our app
An error has occured. Please try again later.

Get full access for you and your coworkers.

Start a free company trial today

More from ShippingWatch

Further reading

Related articles

Latest news

See all jobs