Pirates abducted Iranian bulker

By Piracy

Pirates have snatched a bulk carrier of Iran far away from the Somali coastline.
Pirates hijacked the Eglantine (built 2000, 63 400 dwt ) today right at the eastern edge of the area guarded by anti-piracy naval forces in the Indian Ocean.
23 sailors on the board.
There is information that the ship was carrying a cargo of sugar which it loaded in Rio de Janeiro, the last known ais position.

ANCHORA SHIPPING CO LTD is the owner of the ship.