New Delhi, February 6: The oil tanker, which went missing with 22 crew members on board, finally has been released by pirates after long four days. The crew members who fell victim to the hijacking, are all safe . Marine Express, owned by Mumbai-based Anglo-Eastern shipping company went missing off the coast of Benin, an African country, in the Gulf of Guinea.
It was already being suspected that the vessel may have been hijacked by pirates as it was carrying gasoline worth nearly 8 million U.S. dollars when it lost contact some three days back. The region is already prone to pirate attacks. Recently, another ship went off missing from the area, later was confirmed as hijacked.