ForestWave reported that today contact has been established with its valued crew who were taken hostage off Port Harcourt, Nigeria, on April 21. The company can confirm all eleven seafarers are alive and together.
ForestWave continues doing everything possible to secure the earliest release of its seafarers which remains its absolute priority. The families of those being held are being informed regularly about the situation of their loved ones.
ForestWave yesterday reported that late last night one of the twelve missing crew members of its vessel FWN Rapide has been found during a search of the vessel which is currently in a safe position in Nigerian waters. The valued seafarer who had been hiding on board of the vessel following an attack by pirates on Saturday, April 20 is unharmed and in a healthy and good condition.
ForestWave confirms that no contact has been established yet with the eleven crew members that are still missing. Their safety and swift return remain the company’s main priority.
On April 21st, a total of 11 crew members were taken from the general cargo vessel FWN Rapide off the coast of Nigeria. Two of the remaining seafarers are safe and unhurt. FWN Rapide has meanwhile been moved to a safe position.