MT Stolt Strength Released by Hijackers

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Stolt-Nielsen S.A. (Oslo Børs: SNI) confirmed that MT Stolt Strength, which is on time-charter to Stolt Tankers B.V., was released on April 21 by her Somali captors.  All 23 crew members on board are safe.  The company understands that the crew will shortly be reunited with their families.
 
The vessel was taken by Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden on November 10, 2008 while on passage from Dakar to Kandla.

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