>Horizon-1 is free again

>Exactly after 90 days in capture, Turkish bulker M/V Horizon-1 has been released. According to news report a USD1, 5 million ransom has been paid.

When the release was acknowledged F-495 TCG Gediz was send to help.

The crew of Horizon-1 received medical examination on board of F-495 TCG Gediz while naval special forces searched the ship for any possible hidden booby traps. The frigate will supply provisions and fuel.

TCG Gediz will escort Horizon-1, till she will leaves the pirate infested waters.

The photos are from the Turkish General Staff webpage.

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