Captain and Chief Engineer of PSV C-Retriever released against ransom
Captain and Chief Engineer of PSV C-Retriever were released on a past weekend, said US State Department on Nov 12 13. They were freed after negotiations successfully yielded a ransom payment, the officials said. Both are safe and sound.
C-Retriever is presently docked in Onne.
Offshore tug supply vessel C-Retriever was attacked early in the morning Oct 23 13 off Bayelsa State coast, Nigeria, Gulf of Guinea. Captain and Chief Engineer, both citizen of the US, were hijacked.