January 28, 2011

FV Tai Yuan 227 released . . .

One India News "Somali pirates on Friday released a Taiwanese vessel along with its crew of 28, ending nearly a year of captivity, the European Union Naval Force: Somalia (EUNAVFOR) said." via BNO news

'EU Naval Force spokesman Paddy O'Kennedy said the Taiwan-flagged fishing vessel FV Tai Yuan 227 is believed to have either been released by pirates or has escaped them. "Although exact details surrounding the situation are not known at this time, there are indications that the Taiwanese flagged fishing vessel Tai Yuan 227 has either been released or has escaped from pirate control," O'Kennedy said.'

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