Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Pirates receive $1.8m ransom - nice work if you can get it

The German-owned MV Victoria, an Antigua and Barbuda-flagged cargo vessel, was released after pirates got $1.8m. Nice haul for the pirates.

Reuters has a list of ships still held. Irony award goes to the pirate capture of the ship called "Buccaneer" on April 11.

Read more from Reuters.

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