‘Stena Impero’- Hanell contacts world leaders

Aug 21 2019

Last week, Stena Bulk's President and CEO, Erik Hanell, made direct appeals to several world leaders to help gain the release of the seized ‘Stena Impero’ and her seafarers.

He contacted Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, seeking his help and assistance with the release of 18 Indian seafarers detained by the Iranian Authorities on board the tanker for over three weeks.

Hanell also made similar appeals to the leaders and Foreign Affairs Ministers of Russia, Latvia and the Philippines with the aim to resolve the situation.

Held on the vessel since 19th July, Stena Bulk and Northern Marine Management believe the pressures are growing on both crew and their families and that their immediate release is essential for their well-being, the company said.


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