Tag: released

  • 19 Kidnapped Crew of MT Duke Released; 1 Died in Captivity

    January 20: Nineteen of the crew kidnapped from the Marshall Islands-flagged Oil/Chemical Tanker MT DUKE (IMO #9262259) last month have been released, while one reportedly died in captivity after taking […]

  • Pirates in Togo Release 3 CMs Kidnapped In November; Fourth CM Dies In Captivity

    December 13: Pirates in Togo have released 3 crew members of a Greek oil tanker seized in November, including 20-year-old Greek sailor Dimitris Giatis from Messolonghi, but a fourth member, a […]

  • Hostages freed

    Crew kidnapped on October 27th. Abducted Boxship Crewmembers Released by Nigerian Pirates Eight Polish crewmembers from the container ship Pomerania Sky have been released by their captors, two months after they were […]

  • Glarus crew released

    MV Glarus crew finally released. Crew of Swiss ship freed after kidnapping off Nigeria Twelve crew members of a Swiss ship seized off Nigeria last month have been freed, Swiss […]

  • French-owned tanker seized off Ivory Coast freed

    A French-owned ship seized by pirates off Ivory Coast on Sunday has been freed, the vessel’s owner has said. French-owned tanker seized off Ivory Coast freed A French-owned ship seized […]

  • EU Naval Force rescues iranian fishermen

    EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Dutch frigate Van Amstel releases a pirated dhow and her 17 Iranian crew from suspected pirates. On 11 May EU NAVFOR frigate HNLMS Van Amstel […]

  • Vessel Released

    “MV Sinin”, a merchant vessel, that had been captured by Somali pirates in February this year, was released on Saturday after several months of negotiations. The vessel, which had 21 […]

  • Quick Release

    A Greek oil tanker hijacked by gunmen off the coast of Nigeria at the weekend has been released along with its 20-strong crew, according to the Greek coastguard. The Liberian-flagged […]

  • Abandon Ship

    Somali pirates released the MV Suez last week, but its crew members were forced to abandon the ship Sunday, officials said. The crew members of the MV Suez boarded a […]

  • Renuar Release

    Twenty-four Filipino seafarers on board a hijacked cargo vessel have been released by Somali pirates, the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has claimed. The Panama-flagged vessel “MV Renuar” and […]