3 Aug 2009

Crewman missing from ship anchored near Auckland

3:07 pm on 3 August 2009

A ship is anchored off Auckland with a crew member missing and presumed dead.

Police say officers boarded the Liberia-owned Annapurna on Friday.

They say there do not appear to be any suspicious circumstances in the man's disappearance.

Immigration officials say they will investigate the ship when it comes into port.