Monday, June 9, 2014
Maritime News

UN Envoy Welcomes Release of MV Albedo Crew Held Hostage Since 2010

The United Nations envoy for Somalia has welcomed the release the eleven remaining of crewmembers of a ship hijacked by Somali pirates nearly four years ago, and has called for the release of all remaining captives still being held by Somali pirates.

June 9, 2014
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Sunday, June 8, 2014
Piracy

Somali Piracy: MV Albedo Crew Free

Eleven crew members held hostage by Somali pirates for more than three years have been released, regional and United Nations officials said on Saturday.

June 8, 2014
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Thursday, February 27, 2014
News

WATCH: MV Albedo Captain Discusses 2010 Hijacking

Here's an interview from The Seamen's Church Institute with the captain of the MV Albedo which was hijacked by Somali pirates in November 2010.

February 27, 2014
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Monday, July 29, 2013
Piracy

Pirates Move Hijacked ‘Naham 3’ Close to Somali Coast

The last remaining Somali pirate-held vessel was on the move this weekend and is now anchored just off the Somali coast, according to the European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia.

July 29, 2013
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Monday, July 15, 2013
Interesting

11 Crewmembers of MV Albedo Reported Alive

6 days ago, the hijacked ship MV Albedo sank off Somalia.  Reports at the time indicated that both hostages and captors had drowned in the sinking.  Only an empty lifeboat...

July 15, 2013
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Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Piracy

MV Albedo Lifeboats Spotted on Beach, No Signs of Missing Crew

Two lifeboats from the pirated MV Albedo have been found washed up on a Somali beach just north of where the ship sank, but there are still no signs of the 15 missing crew members, the European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) reported Wednesday.

July 10, 2013
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