SECURITY GUARD HIJACKS DRYBULK CARRIER THAT HE WAS MEANT TO BE PROTECTING

Insurance Marine News on 5 August that a security guard who was involved in a pay dispute hi-jacked the dry bulker Jaeger, and its crew. After a stand-off that lasted nearly 3 days, US-based ship operator Eagle Bulk Shipping said that the security incident had been resolved successfully. The incident apparently began when 3 security guards boarded the ship to provide security during the crossing of the Indian Ocean to the Red Sea.

https://insurancemarinenews.com/insurance-marine-news/security-guard-hi-jacks-drybulk-carrier-that-he-was-meant-to-be-protecting/

https://www.hstoday.us/subject-matter-areas/transportation/security-guard-turns-rogue-and-takes-control-of-vessel/

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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