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MV Longchamp

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MV Longchamp

Name: MV Longchamp
Owner: Bernhard Schulte Ship Management
Operator: MC Shipping
Port of registry: Bahamas
Identification: IMO number: 9005106
General characteristics
Tonnage: 4,316 deadweight tonnes
Crew: 13

MV Longchamp is a German owned chemical tanker. It was hijacked by seven armed Somali pirates on January 29, 2009, while carrying a cargo of vinyl chloride monomer.[1] [2]


  1. ^ "Pirates hijack German-owned ship in Gulf of Aden". CNN. 29 January 2009. 
  2. ^ Philippine Daily Inquirer (2009-01-31). "Pirates seize tanker with 12 RP sailors". Global Nation. Retrieved 2009-01-30. 
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