23 Bangladeshis Held Hostage by Pirates

23 crew members of hijacked ship may be rescued by this month: state minister

The 23 crew members of Bangladeshi vessel MV Abdullah, which was hijacked by Somali pirates on March 12, could be rescued by this month, Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, the state minister for shipping, said today

Hijacked MV Abdullah: ‘No Eid joy for us this year’

This year’s Eid will be one of desolation for the families of the 23 crew members held hostage by the Somali pirates who have hijacked Bangladeshi ship MV Abdullah.

Hijacked MV Abdullah: Team engaged to resolve crisis

The pirates who hijacked the Bangladeshi bulk career MV Abdullah were yet to contact the ship’s owning firm or any third party for ransom as of yesterday.

Hijacked MV Abdullah: Pirates take it further north of Somali coast

The pirates took the Bangladesh-flagged ship 45 to 50 nautical miles to the north and anchored it 4 nautical miles off the coast of Godobjiran town of Somalia yesterday evening.

Hijacked Bangladeshi ship anchors near Somalian port: BMMOA

The hijacked Bangladeshi-flagged cargo ship has anchored 20 miles off the Somalian port of Garacad, Bangladesh Merchant Marine Officers' Association (BMMOA) said this afternoon

Hijacked Bangladeshi ship likely to reach Somalian coast this afternoon: BMMOA

The hijacked Bangladeshi-flagged cargo ship was around 72 nautical miles off the Somalian port of Garacad at 6:00am today, and it is moving towards the coast

Bangladeshi Hostages of ‘Somali Pirates’ / Distressed, their families now fear the worst

Atik Ullah Khan’s family was having iftar on Tuesday, during the first day of Ramadan, when a phone call shattered their world.

Hijacked ship sailing fast to Somali shores

Neither the government nor the firm that owns the Bangladesh-flagged ship hijacked with 23 crew members has been able to contact the hostages or pirates as of last night.

Efforts on, but no timeframe on crew's rescue: state minister for shipping

State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury said today that they were taking appropriate steps to safely bring back the crew members of the hijacked Bangladeshi ship MV Abdullah, but it was not possible to say when that could be done

April 9, 2024
April 9, 2024

23 crew members of hijacked ship may be rescued by this month: state minister

The 23 crew members of Bangladeshi vessel MV Abdullah, which was hijacked by Somali pirates on March 12, could be rescued by this month, Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, the state minister for shipping, said today

April 9, 2024
April 9, 2024

Hijacked MV Abdullah: ‘No Eid joy for us this year’

This year’s Eid will be one of desolation for the families of the 23 crew members held hostage by the Somali pirates who have hijacked Bangladeshi ship MV Abdullah.

March 17, 2024
March 17, 2024

Hijacked MV Abdullah: Team engaged to resolve crisis

The pirates who hijacked the Bangladeshi bulk career MV Abdullah were yet to contact the ship’s owning firm or any third party for ransom as of yesterday.

March 16, 2024
March 16, 2024

Hijacked MV Abdullah: Pirates take it further north of Somali coast

The pirates took the Bangladesh-flagged ship 45 to 50 nautical miles to the north and anchored it 4 nautical miles off the coast of Godobjiran town of Somalia yesterday evening.

March 14, 2024
March 14, 2024

Hijacked Bangladeshi ship anchors near Somalian port: BMMOA

The hijacked Bangladeshi-flagged cargo ship has anchored 20 miles off the Somalian port of Garacad, Bangladesh Merchant Marine Officers' Association (BMMOA) said this afternoon

March 14, 2024
March 14, 2024

Hijacked Bangladeshi ship likely to reach Somalian coast this afternoon: BMMOA

The hijacked Bangladeshi-flagged cargo ship was around 72 nautical miles off the Somalian port of Garacad at 6:00am today, and it is moving towards the coast

March 14, 2024
March 14, 2024

Hijacked ship sailing fast to Somali shores

Neither the government nor the firm that owns the Bangladesh-flagged ship hijacked with 23 crew members has been able to contact the hostages or pirates as of last night.

March 14, 2024
March 14, 2024

Distressed, their families now fear the worst

Atik Ullah Khan’s family was having iftar on Tuesday, during the first day of Ramadan, when a phone call shattered their world.

March 13, 2024
March 13, 2024

Efforts on, but no timeframe on crew's rescue: state minister for shipping

State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury said today that they were taking appropriate steps to safely bring back the crew members of the hijacked Bangladeshi ship MV Abdullah, but it was not possible to say when that could be done

March 13, 2024
March 13, 2024

No contact yet with pirates on hijacked Bangladeshi ship

Say officials of company that owns vessel

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