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Iranian ship and crew escape after 5 months in captivity off Somali coast


An Iranian fishing vessel and its crew have escaped after being held captive for five months by Somali fishermen, maritime piracy experts said on Friday, but it was not clear how many crew members had escaped. Continue reading

Escape or Die: The MV Albedo story

When pirates captured a cargo ship, its crew faced one desperate choice after another. Continue reading

Seafarer charity helped Albedo escape

Girija Shettar

A seafarer charity played a leading role in the successful escape of 11 seafarers held by Somali pirates, a former senior UN crime official told IHS Maritime. Continue reading