Pirates release bulker, crew safe

EU NAVFOR has reported that on the April 23 the bulk carrier M/V Renuar was released from pirate control after 133 days in captivity.

The Liberian owned, Panamanian flagged vessel and her crew of 24 Filipinos had been pirated on December, 11 2010, 550 nautical miles off the coast of India. The vessel was on route to Fujairah (UAE) from Port Louis (Mauritius), when she was attacked.

Photo: M/V Renuar via EU NAVFOR