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Offline Andreas Schlatterer

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Question - update of Ships still held by Somali pirates
« on: March 10, 2013, 11:10:49 PM »
Hello together

have anybody a update available (website) about the situation at the somali Coast in regard to the vessels and Crewmembers still in captivity by the Pirates

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Offline Kees Kakebeeke

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Re: Question - update of Ships still held by Somali pirates
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2013, 06:19:24 PM »
Good day,

First good news: 2 ships released last two days!
MT Smyrni (IMO 9493779) Dynacom
MT Royal Grace (IMO 8410407)

Currently hijacked/hostage:

1* MV Albedo (15 crew --- some crew released a few months ago)
2* Dozen of fishing vessels

Hostages without a vessel:

3* MV Leopard (6 crew)
4* MT Asphalt Venture (7 crew)

This is much better than 2 years ago. But some crew is currently held for more than 2 years now, and don`t forget every week there are piracy incidents.