Photo from Shipspotting.com by Vladimir Knyaz and used in accord with the terms of that site.Pirates hijack Turkish Bulk Carrier off the Somali coast07/04/2010 17.28 UTC
The Turkish flagged Bulk Carrier YASIN C was hijacked earlier today approximately 250 Nautical Miles east of Mombasa.
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Wednesday, April 07, 2010
Somali Pirates: Turkish Freighter Taken
Reported here by MSC(HOA):
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As of today the ship is free again. It turned out that the crew stopped the ship and locked themself in a safe room inside machinery space. after 17 hours of wait one of them ventured to the outside to check the situation only to find the ship empty.ReplyDelete
The crew is in charge again and are sailing to Mombasa.