Officers and crew abducted from Davide B in Gulf of Guinea released and safe

Apr 22 2021


De Poli Shipmanagement are delighted to report that all fifteen of its officers and crew abducted from its vessel Davide B in the Gulf of Guinea on March 11 have been released and are now safe.

The seafarers have meanwhile been in contact with their families. All crew members are in a relatively good condition given the difficult circumstances they have been under in the last four weeks .They will be receiving medical checks and are being repatriated to their home countries as soon as possible.



Chiara de Poli, CEO of De Poli Shipmanagement, is relieved and delighted the seafarers are safe and can return to their families in Eastern Europe and The Philippines. She is complimenting the officers, crew and their families for the strength they have shown during this deeply concerning ordeal.

 

The past weeks have been an extremely difficult period for everyone, in particular for our 15 seafarers and their families.  We admire our crew members for their courage during this period and like to thank their families for their patience and resilience during a time of great uncertainty.

 

De Poli Shipmanagement also are grateful to the professional advisors, authorities and all those who have helped to resolve this situation for their support throughout this difficult time. 




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