A product tanker B OCEAN is said to be missing, with all communications lost, since Nov 23, in Gulf of Guinea, according to Trade Winds report.
Piracy reporting body Maritime Domain Awareness for Trade Gulf of Guinea (MDAT GoG) suspects possible piracy.
According to AIS and track, tanker left Abijan on Oct 2, sailed to Freetown anchora, Sierra Leone, left it and went to area in Gulf of Guinea, then returned to Freetown anchorage, to leave it again on Nov 17. tanker returned to the same area and was either moving in legs or drifting. Last AIS pos was received at 2300 UTC Nov 23
The vessel B.OCEAN (IMO: 9377834, MMSI 538004147) was built in 2009 and currently sailing under the flag of Marshall Islands.
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