Turkish Bulk Carrier Released by Pirates

Monday, April 12, 2010

EU NAVFOR can confirm that the Turkish flagged Bulk Carrier YASIN C, hijacked 7 of April approximately 250 Nautical Miles east of Mombasahas, has suddenly been released by pirates on the evening of 9 April. 

It was reported from Task Force 508 that the pirates had left the ship and the Master was back in control. Due to some technical problems on board the ship she has been freed and is now being towed back to Mombasa by a ship from Mombasa Port Control.
 
The YASIN C, with deadweight of 36,318 tonnes has a crew of 25 Turkish. It is believed that all crew members are well. EU NAVFOR, who works closely with NATO and CMF in the area, continues to monitor the situation.

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