Hijacked Maltese Flagged Vessel Released

Thursday, July 29, 2010
Photo courtesy EU NAVFOR

Early the morning of July 29, the Maltese flagged merchant vessel MV Frigia was released. The MV Frigia, a Maltese flagged cargo ship with a deadweight of 35,000 tonnes was hijacked on March 23, 2010 approximately 1,000 nautical miles east of the northern Somali coastline. MV Frigia has a crew of 21 (19 Turkish and two Ukrainian).

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