Pirated Merchant Vessel Panega Released

Friday, September 10, 2010
Photo courtesy EU NAVFOR

MV Panega was hijacked on 11 May 2010, approximately 100 nautical miles east of Aden (Yemen) in the Gulf of Aden. On 9 September the vessel was released from Garacad from under pirate control. Merchant Vessel (MV) Panega is a Bulgarian flagged Chemical product tanker, with a dead weight of 5,848 tons and a Bulgarian crew of 15, all of whom are reported in good health.

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