FAINA - IMO 7419377
|Photographer:||FEHMI ULGENER [View profile]||Title:||FAINA||Added:||Aug 17, 2008|
THIS IS THE VESSEL LADEN WITH TANKS AND SEIZED / HIJACKED BY SOMALIAN PIRATES. (LATE SEPTEMBER 2008)
AS OF 29.9.2008: A U.S. navy ship is keeping watch on pirates off Somalia's coast who seized a Ukrainian ship carrying 33 tanks and other military supplies to Kenya, a regional maritime group said on Monday.
The pirates, who captured the MV Faina and its 21 crew members on Friday en route to Mombasa port, have reduced their ransom demand to $20 million from $35 million, the East African Seafarers' Assistance Programme added.
AS OF 5.2.2009 - Finally released after 5 months of captivity.
Call Sign : V3EZ2
Gross tonnage : 10931
Type of ship : Ro-Ro Cargo Ship
Year of build : 1978
Flag : Belize
|Vessel type:||Ro-ro Cargo|
|Gross tonnage:||10,931 tons|
|Summer DWT:||9,019 tons|
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