Reported by Protocol:
We have confirmed information that a demand for ransom has been presented and that negotiations are taking place. However, we do not know at which date the demand was presented. We also have renewed information that the Task Force 150 is monitoring the ship from international waters and according to our sources it is currently by the French Corvette Jacoubet.More information on the hijacking at the same site.
image of Jacoubet from here.