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MOSCOW, October 12 (Itar-Tass) —— There are three Russian sailors among the crewmembers of the tanker Cape Bird seized by Nigerian pirates, the Russian Trade Union of Seafarers said on Wednesday, October 12.
“The shipping company has already notified the sailors’ families of the incident. Negotiations for release of the ship and the crewmembers have begun,” the trade union said.
In addition to Russians, there are also Georgians, Ukrainians and Latvians in the tanker’s crew.
The tanker owned by the German company Columbia Deutschland was seized on October 8 some 70 nautical miles from Lagos. The tanker flying the flag of the Marshall Islands and the crew were taken in an unknown direction, and their whereabouts are not known at the moment.