Tuesday, April 30, 2013
News

Leopard Crew Released by Somali Pirates

Somali pirates have released six crewmembers from the Danish-flagged MV Leopard after more than two years in captivity.

April 30, 2013
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Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Piracy

Pirates Release Tanker After Stealing Cargo

LONDON–A vessel hijacked last week off the Ivory Coast has been released after the cargo of 5,000 metric tons of fuel oil was stolen, the ship’s Nigerian manager said Tuesday....

January 22, 2013
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Sunday, December 23, 2012
Piracy

Somali Pirates Release Crew of ‘Iceberg 1’

Somali pirates have released 22 hostages held since March 2010 aboard the M/V Iceberg 1, according to a statement by officials in Somali’s semiautonomous region of Puntland. The Iceberg 1, hijacked...

December 23, 2012
Total Views: 72

Monday, December 3, 2012
Piracy

Somali Pirates Free Four Hostages After 19 Months in Captivity

SEOUL (Reuters) – Four South Korean sailors abducted by Somali pirates 19 months ago were released on Saturday, South Korea’s Foreign Ministry said. The MT Gemini, a tanker operated by...

December 3, 2012
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Sunday, October 21, 2012
Piracy

M/V Orna Released By Pirates, 6 Crew Still Held

Nearly two years after being hijacked by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean, the M/V Orna has been released. However, only 13 of its 19 crew members have been released...

October 21, 2012
Total Views: 14

Thursday, October 11, 2012
Piracy

Somali Pirates Release M/V Free Goddess – REPORT

Somali pirates have released the M/V Free Goddess that has been held hostage since being hijacked in the Arabian Sea back in February, Tradewinds News has reported citing confirmation from...

October 11, 2012
Total Views: 37

Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Piracy

Like Clockwork, Pirates Release Greek Tanker in Gulf of Guinea

LONDON–The Greek operator of a tanker hijacked over the weekend from the waters around the Ivory Coast said Tuesday that the vessel had been released and all crew members were...

October 9, 2012
Total Views: 1

Thursday, August 30, 2012
Interesting

Pirates Release Energy Centurion As Expected

Pirates in west Arfica have released the Energy Centurion tanker hijacked earlier this week. Sources say that the pirates released the vessel and it’s 24 crew after stealing approximately 3,000...

August 30, 2012
Total Views: 3

Monday, June 11, 2012
Piracy

MT Liquid Velvet Released by Pirates

Somali pirates have released the M/T Liquid Velvet and its crew of 21 Filipino nationals after reportedly collecting $4 million in ransom.  The vessel was officially released on Tuesday, June...

June 11, 2012
Total Views: 238

Monday, April 23, 2012
Piracy

Somali Pirates Release Italian Tanker Enrico Ievoli and Crew

Somali pirates have released the Italian chemical tanker M/T Enrico Ievoli and its 18 crewmembers almost four months after being hijacked off the coast of Oman, the foreign ministry in...

April 23, 2012
Total Views: 21

Friday, April 13, 2012
Piracy

Somali Pirates Release M/V Leila and Crew

Somali pirates have reportedly released the Panamanian-flagged Roll-on/Roll-off, M/V Leila, and 24 crewmembers. The details of the Leila’s release are still a bit fuzzy, but Somalia Report indicates that the...

April 13, 2012
Total Views: 1

Monday, April 9, 2012
Piracy

Iranian Navy Frees Ship from Somali Pirates [UPDATE]

Iran’s Navy has once again flexed its muscles in the fight against piracy, reportedly freeing a Chinese cargo ship and its 28 crew hijacked last week in the Gulf of...

April 9, 2012
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Piracy

Iranian-Owned Bulker Freed from Pirate Control after Iran’s Navy Launches Raid [UPDATE]

Both Somalia Report and the Tehran Times are reporting that the M/V Eglantine, a Bolivian-flagged and Iranian-owned bulk carrier hijacked by Somali pirates just over a week ago, has been...

April 3, 2012
Total Views: 2

Friday, January 13, 2012
Piracy

Somali Pirates Release Chemical Tanker MT FAIRCHEM BOGEY [REPORT]

The chemical tanker MT FAIRCHEM BOGEY has been released by Somali pirates just five months after it was hijacked, according to a report by the Somalia Report. The tanker made...

January 13, 2012
Total Views: 28

Sunday, January 8, 2012
Piracy

Somali Pirates Release Tanker – MV OLIB G

Somali pirates have released the Maltese-flagged tanker M/V OLIB G and her crew of 18, according to a report by the Somalia Report. The vessel and her crew, consisting of...

January 8, 2012
Total Views: 20

Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Piracy

Pirates Release MV Savina Caylyn For Reported $11.5m

By JD, Somalia Report Somali pirates have just released the Italian-flagged oil tanker MV Savina Caylyn for a ransom of $11.5 million, according to pirate sources. The 22 crew members,...

December 21, 2011
Total Views: 31

Monday, November 28, 2011
Piracy

New Pirate Tactic: Keep ransom figures quiet | $6 million paid for Rosalia D’Amato

We were happy to hear over the weekend that the Italian cargo ship MV Rosalia D’Amato had been released by Somali pirates with a full and safe crew.  At the...

November 28, 2011
Total Views: 2

Sunday, November 27, 2011
Piracy

Italian-Flagged MV Rosalia D’Amato Released by Somali Pirates

The hijacked cargo ship M/V Rosalia D’Amato and her crew of 21 has been released from pirate control according to several sources.  The 74,500 tonne Italian owned and flagged vessel...

November 27, 2011
Total Views: 36

Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Piracy

Somali Pirates Release ‘Iceberg 1’ After 19 Months – ***UPDATE*** AP Retracts Story

***UPDATE***  The Associated Press retracted their story on this today, apparently things aren’t what they seem.  We will keep you posted with any further updates. Somali pirates have released the...

October 25, 2011
Total Views: 17

Friday, October 14, 2011
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Piracy

Tanker Hijacked Off Nigeria Released Along With Crew

AFP is reporting that the tanker hijacked over the weekend off the coast of Nigeria has been released along with the 20 member crew.  The vessel, the Marshall Islands-flagged M/T...

October 14, 2011
Total Views: 0