Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Somalia: M/V Eagle Released From Pirate Control

European Union Naval Force Somalia (Northwood)

Somalia: M/V Eagle Released From Pirate Control

press release

Following payment of a ransom, the M/V EAGLE, which was pirated on 17 January 2011 in position 490 nautical miles South of Salalah, Oman has recently been released from pirate control off the coast of Somalia.

The ship is now on her way to a safe port.

The Cypriot flagged and Greek owned M/V EAGLE, deadweight of 52,163 tonnes and a crew of 24 Filipinos was on passage from Aqabar (Jordan) to Paradip (India) when it was attacked.

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