x Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 24 July 2017

Pirates adjust ransom deadline

Somali pirates have extended the deadline to May 15 for payment of US$2.85 million for the release of 22 crewmen from the hijacked MV Albedo.

Somali pirates have extended the deadline to May 15 for payment of US$2.85 million (Dh10.4m) for the release of 22 crewmen from the hijacked MV Albedo.

The prior deadline was April 26. The cargo ship was hijacked in November 2010 after it left Jebel Ali for Kenya.

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