Somali pirates seize Greek-owned ship

March 20, 2009 at 12:58 PM
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ATHENS, Greece, March 20 (UPI) -- The Greek government announced Friday that Somali pirates are holding a Greek-owned cargo ship in the Gulf of Aden.

The Merchant Marine Ministry says early information indicated the freighter "Titan" belonging to the Albamare City shipping company was seized Thursday night while transporting steel from the Black Sea to South Korea, the Athens News Agency reports.

The vessel was carrying a crew of 21 plus three officers.

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