Greek Tanker Freed - Ransom Paid

Monday, November 24, 2008

According to a report from Bloomberg, a Greek chemical tanker seized by Somali pirates in September with 19 crew members on board was freed after the owners paid a ransom.
The M/V Genius, which was hijacked by Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden on Sept. 26, is heading toward the United Arab Emirates after being freed on Nov. 20.

(Source: Bloomberg)

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