Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Hanjin Container Ship Hijacked
Fr ISSG Int - Hanjin Tianjin confirmed as being hijacked by Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The vessel is reported as being a 75000 DWT container ship capable of 27 knots. The attack is reported to have taken place 250 nm East of Socotra Island at approximately 2000 UTC. The company is reported as having received the SOS at this time and has indicated no further communications with the vessel since that time.