26 April 2009

Incident: Sea Princess II freed

The Yemeni-owned freighter Sea Princess II is released by pirates along with 15 crew. It had been taken in January. (AFP, 04/27/09) Eight of the crew are Indian. (Reuters, 04/26/09). Operator DG Shipping say the Panamanian-registered ship will proceed to "discharging her cargo at the Bosasso harbour off north east Somalia" and then "proceed to the Port of Aden." (Samay Live, 04/27/09)