Diamond S Shipping Inc. provides an update on an incident involving one of its vessels

Jan 14 2021


Diamond S Shipping Inc. (“Diamond S” or the “Company”) announced that the four crew members who had been kidnapped from one of its product tanker vessels, the Agisilaos, on November 29, 2020 were released on January 6, 2021.

All four crew members are safe and underwent further medical examinations on January 7, 2021. Diamond S would like to thank all those involved in securing their release. Due to the sensitive nature of the incident, Diamond S will provide no further updates on this matter.

 



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