Enrica Lexie at Kochi
|Owner:||Dolphin Tankers, Naples|
|Port of registry:||Italy|
|Fate:||Renamed as Olympic Sky in 2014.|
|Owner:||Olympic Shipping & Management|
|Port of registry:||Greece until 2015; Marshall Islands (since 2015)|
|Status:||in active service|
|Tonnage:||58,418 GT 104,255 DWT|
|Length:||243.8 m (800 ft)|
|Beam:||42 m (138 ft)|
2012 shooting incidentEdit
On 15 February 2012, the Enrica Lexia was involved in the shooting of two fisherman in the Laccadive Sea off the Indian coast. The tanker was taken to the port of Kochi on 17 February 2012 under escort by the Indian Coast Guard. The ship was allowed to leave 80 days later, on 6 May 2012 after the owners posted a surety bond.
In 2013, she was renamed as Olympic Sky and registered under a Greek flag; vessel management was transferred to Olympic Shipping & Management SA. AIS plots show the tanker operating in the Indian Ocean region.
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