Seven crew members of the Portuguese flagged container vessel MSC Talia F have been released from the captivity of pirates in Africa.
On March 22, pirates captured in the Gulf of Guinea 7 citizens of Ukraine, members of the crew of MSC TALIA F. Ukrainian consulate and the shipowner worked together to release them. – Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine tweeted.
The Portuguese-flagged container ship, MSC Talia, was en-route from Lomé to Port Libreville, when pirates boarded the ship and kidnapped seven crew members, as reported by Dryad Global.
A total of 17 crew members, all Ukrainian nationals were believed to be onboard the MV when the attack occurred. The incident was reported by Dryad Global on 22nd March (Sunday), 2020.