The company has assembled an emergency response team and are trying to deal with the case, in cooperation with all relevant authorities and crew managers.

Our thoughts reach out to the concerned families, and we will take all efforts to support and assist them until their seafarers safely return back home. All respective authorities have been informed accordingly and we will fully cooperate with them until the case is resolved

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MC-Schiffahrt said.

According to sources, as of August 19, MarMalaita is still moored at the Douala Anchorage.

An investigation into the incident has also been launched.