Nigerian pirates have freed the captured off the coast of Benin ship with Ukrainians on Board

Citizens of Ukraine – crew members seized off the coast of Benin African pirates ship Saronic Breeze are safe.

On Thursday 1 December by the Department of consular service of the MFA of Ukraine in Facebook with reference to the Embassy of Ukraine in Greece.

«Ukrainian citizens-crewmembers are on the ship in safety, their life and health threatens nothing, the pirates released the ship 30 Nov 2016», — noted in Department.

The foreign Ministry added that the consular Department continues to monitor the situation.

As informed «the Sea Bulletin», the relationship with the refrigerator under the Panamanian flag Saronic Breeze in the waters of Benin near Cotonou was lost on 27 November, when the ship activated the panic button. Later it became known that on November 29, the pirates left the ship in the waters off Nigeria, taking three hostages from the crew. The Russian foreign Ministry reported that the crew consists of 2 of the citizen of Ukraine and 18 of the Russian Federation.

The resource also notes that in all known cases of seizure of seamen-hostages Nigerian pirates they were bought and released alive and healthy.

Recall that near the coast of Nigeria pirates was repeatedly captured Ukrainian sailors.




Nigerian pirates have freed the captured off the coast of Benin ship with Ukrainians on Board 02.12.2016

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