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Third Officer shot dead Master and Chief Officer

Third Officer on Oct 23 shot dead both Master and Chief Officer on board of tanker AYANE, anchored at La Plata Anchorage, Rio de La Plata, Argentina, and reported himself to the police. He was in a psychotic breakdown, probably. The police are already on board, investigating this tragic accident. All tanker crew is of Argentina nationality. The tanker is anchored since Oct 11.

Oil/Chemical Tanker AYANE is currently located at ECSA – East Coast South America at position 34° 46′ 23.592″ S, 57° 51′ 26.352″ Was reported by MarineTraffic Terrestrial Automatic Identification System on 2021-10-23 19:49 UTC (1 minute ago) Marine Traffic reports
Added: The wind in this area at that time blows from Southwest direction at force 3 Beaufort

AYANE (IMO: 9395991) is an Oil/Chemical Tanker that was built in 2010 (11 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of Malta.
Its carrying capacity is 16971 t DWT and her current draught is reported to be 5.9 meters. Her length overall (LOA) is 144.05 meters and her width is 23 meters.

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