Notes on the world of piracy from journalist Daniel Sekulich
Monday, January 19, 2009
MV Faina's release likely
Sources in East Africa tell me tonight that the Ukrainian-operated merchant ship MV Faina, hijacked September 25 of last year, may be released as early as tomorrow. No word on what ransom will be paid.
A journalist based in Canada, I am the author of the best-selling "Terror on the Seas: True Tales of Modern Day Pirates", which is now available from booksellers in Canada, the United States, Europe, South America and the Middle East. My last book was "Ocean Titans: Journeys in Search of the Soul of a Ship"