South Korean Ship arrives in Somali Coastal town Hobyo

Published: April 7, 2010

A South Korean supertanker captured by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean at the weekend arrived Wednesday off the coast of Somalia.
The Marshal Islands flagged, crude oil tanker Samho Dream, previously reported hijacked approximately 600 nautical miles off the Somali coast in the early hours of 4 April has now arrived in the Coastal town Called Hobyo which is part of Mudug region.
The Samho Dream, South Korean owned and operated, with a deadweight of 319360, has a crew of 24 made up of 5 Koreans and 19 Fillipino and all are believed to be safe. EU NAVFOR continues to monitor the situation.

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