Off the coast of Nigeria in the Gulf of Guinea pirates seized the ship BBC Caribbean, on Board of which was one citizen of Ukraine and a few Russians. The captain of the ship could svazatsa with relatives and to announce that all the hostages are alive and healthy.
Information about the call from captain reports “Диалог.UA” with reference to the BBC.
The captain captured by pirates the ship was able to reach representatives of the company and to send information that everything is alive. According to the father of a sailor Sergey Gusarov from Murmansk, in the company of relatives were notified that the crew got in contact and asked me not to worry.
“He said that the crew of the [remaining] left the Gulf of Guinea, going to Las Palmas,” said the man.
Press attache of the Russian Embassy in Nigeria Artem Romanov confirmed that the condition of the captured sailors was not serious. To clarify the details he refused, citing security concerns.
Recall zahvate of the vessel became known yesterday. The foreign Ministry of Ukraine said that the take all measures to release the hostages.