>Turkish Bulker Hijacked Off India

>Today at 03.00 am local time M/V Frigia, a Turkish owned and Malta flagged freighter was hijacked by Somali pirates. The ship was 720 miles east of Socota Islands and 600 miles west of India. After the hijacking the ship set course to 273 degreese and she is on her 1000 miles trip to Somalia.

She was escorted through the IRTC by Turkish naval frigates TCG Gelibolu and TCG Gemlik according to her owners and best practices for the protection against pirates were implemented.

She has a 21 strong crew, 19 Turkish and 2 Ukrainan . Today’s attack on the bulker Frigia marks the easternmost hijacking ever by Somali pirates.

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