Sunday 21 April 2024

Ship registered in Malta reportedly hijacked in the Arabian Sea

Transport Malta together with other Governmental entities is currently following a possible security

incident on the Malta flagged ship RUEN. The ship was noted to have encountered difficulties in the

Arabian Sea on the morning of the 14 December 2023 whilst underway to Turkey. The ship is managed

by a Bulgarian management company and has a crew of 18 seafarers of Bulgarian, Angolan and

Myanmar nationalities. The situation is being closely monitored by the Maltese authorities together

with international partners.