Double homicide on Italian tanker under investigation

Police are investigating a double homicide onboard the tanker RGB Gino Ferretti in the Caribbean. The Italian flagged ship moored at the Dutch controlled Orange Bay Harbour on Thursday morning with police boarding the vessel to arrest the suspect. The incident happened two days prior in international waters

The victims were described as two men from the Philippines, respectively 33 and 42 years old.

A 43-year-old man from the Philippines was taken into custody for the murders which are believed to have taken place in the ship’s mess.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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