which went missing on August 14, has been found in the waters of Congo,
the Georgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed on Friday, August 24.
sailors on board are reported to be alive and well, adding that the ship was
heading toward Lome, the Republic of Togo. According to the Russian media,
there are also two Russian sailors on board the vessel.
cooperation with the shipping company Lotus Shipping from Greece to provide the
crew with food, drink and other basic necessities once in port.
disclosed and the ministry said it would provide the public with the required
information when the ship arrives in safe waters.
was in fact hijacked by armed pirates, who held the ship’s crew locked up in a
room on board the vessel for nine days.
Gadilla, the tv portal said the sailors were released on the tenth day,
however, the terms of their release were not revealed.
with the Panama Ship Registry and other relevant authorities, including naval
forces in the region, into the incident.
of Guinea, a known piracy hotspot, when it went off radar.