Hijackers Release Vessel and Crew

Thursday, January 08, 2009

According to a Reuters report, French oil services firm Bourbon said on Jan. 7 that nine crew members were released unharmed in Nigeria along with their hijacked vessel, which had been captured by unknown gunmen in speedboats on Jan. 4. Bourbon did not say how it obtained the release of the vessel, the Bourbon Leda, and its crew.

(Source: Reuters)

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