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It was a false alarm – m/t Blue Gannet, Nigeria
Category :- Piracy Author :- Editorial 
Posted on December 11, 2013, 3:47 am

Manager of tanker Blue Gannet contacted Maritime Bulletin on Dec 11 13 and informed, that the distress signal issued by vessel on Dec 7 was a false signal. As of Dec 11, vessel is still in Port Harcourt.
First news:
Tanker Blue Gannet issued distress signal in Port Harcourt harbor, Nigeria
December 7, 2013
On Dec 7 13 at 0750 LT chemical tanker Blue Gannet issued distress signal from position 04 46N 007 00E, Port Harcourt Harbor. No other details available.
Chemical tanker Blue Gannet, IMO 9192777, dwt 35953, built 1999, flag Liberia, manager TRANSOCEAN SINGAPORE PTE LTD, Singapore.


Tagged Keywords: IMO 9192777, Blue Gannet

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