US-bound oil supertanker hijacked off Oman

Reuters 2/9/2011

SINGAPORE Feb 9 (Reuters) – A U.S.-bound oil supertanker was hijacked off the coast of Oman, shipbrokers said on Wednesday.

The vessel, the Irene SL, can hold as much as 2 million barrels oil and was bound for the Gulf coast.

International navies have struggled to contain piracy in the Indian Ocean owing […]