Unit responds to hijacking - New Zealand Herald

The vessel lost contact near the coast of Somalia after relaying that "something is following the back of the ship". Photo / 123RF. South Korea's military dispatched a naval unit in waters off Somalia after pirates reportedly hijacked a South Korean ...

S. Korea confirms fishing crew's safety after hijack scare - 680 News

SEOUL, South Korea – South Korea said Saturday that it has confirmed the safety of crew members from a fishing vessel that had lost contact in waters off Somalia, prompting Seoul to dispatch a naval unit over fears that the vessel had been hijacked by ...

S. Korean fishing vessel safe after hijack fears - India.com

Nairobi, May 27 (IANS) A South Korean fishing vessel and all crew members on board were found to be safe after contact was re-established with the vessel, a maritime official said on Saturday. By IANS Feeds | Published: May 27, 2017 7:31 PM IST Email.

South Korea responds to reported vessel hijacking off Somalia - ClickLancashire

The Foreign Ministry in Seoul says a shipping company official based in South Korea has talked over the phone with the South Korean captain of the "Seohyeon 389" 17 hours after radio contact was lost and confirmed the safety of the crew on Saturday ...

S Korea fishing vessel 'hijacked' off Somalia - News24

Seoul - A South Korean fishing vessel was apparently hijacked in waters off Somalia on Saturday, a defence ministry official said. "The boat sent a message that she was being approached by some unidentified vessels, the South Korean official told AFP.

Somalia: Pirates hijack fishing vessel off the coast of Somalia - Garowe Online

Somali pirates were reported have hijacked a South Korean fishing vessel suspected of carrying out illegal fishing off the coast of Somalia, Garowe Online reports. On Saturday South Korea has dispatched a naval unit after losing contact of the vessel ...

South Korea says contact resumed with vessel off Somalia, crew safe - Reuters

SEOUL South Korea said on Saturday it has resumed contact with a distressed fishing vessel that feared it was being followed by a suspected pirate vessel off the waters of Somalia, and that the 3 Koreans and 18 Indonesians on board were safe. The South ...

Somali pirates: South Korea responds to distress call over suspected hijack of Mongolian ship - International Business Times UK

South Korean naval unit was participating in operations to combat piracy in nearby waters when it received a call to help. By Nandini Krishnamoorthy. May 27, 2017 11:58 BST. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%.

(LEAD) Suspected vessel hijacking false alarm, crew confirmed safe - Yonhap News

SEOUL, May 27 (Yonhap) -- The suspected hijacking of a fishing vessel carrying South Koreans in the Indian Ocean on Saturday turned out to be a false alarm, Seoul's foreign ministry said. The ministry said earlier that a 234-ton Mongolian-flagged squid ...

Communication with missing vessel made, safety of Koreans confirmed: gov't - Korea Times

The government on Saturday made communication with a fishing vessel that was initially believed to have been hijacked by pirates in the Indian Ocean, confirming the safety of the three South Korean on board the ship. "We've made contact with the ...

Official: South Korea Vessel Hijacked Off of Somalia - Voice of America

A South Korean Defense Ministry official says a South Korean fishing vessel has apparently been hijacked in the waters off of Somalia. The official told the French News Agency, “The boat sent a message that she was being approached by some unidentified ...

Mongolian Fishing Vessel Carrying S. Koreans Appears Hijacked in Somali Waters - KBS WORLD Radio News

A Mongolian fishing vessel carrying South Korean and foreign crew was apparently hijacked in waters off the Somali coast. A South Korean military official said Saturday that South Korea's antipiracy naval contingent, the Cheonghae Unit, was ordered to ...

Fishing vessel carrying S. Koreans 'hijacked' off Somali coast - The Korea Herald

South Korea's military dispatched a naval unit in waters off Somalia after pirates presumably hijacked a fishing vessel, officials said Saturday. The 234-ton vessel, which had a crew of three South Koreans and 18 Indonesians catching squid, lost ...

(LEAD) Moon orders all-out efforts to rescue sailors of apparently hijacked vessel - Yonhap News

SEOUL, May 27 (Yonhap) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Saturday directed his government to make all-out efforts to rescue sailors of a fishing vessel apparently hijacked by pirates in the Indian Ocean, Seoul's foreign ministry said. The ...

South Korean Fishing Vessel Likely Hijacked by Somalian Pirates - Sputnik International

A fishing vessel belonging to South Korea might have been hijacked near Somalian coast by the pirates. A Somali policeman walks towards the scene of an explosion (File). © REUTERS/ Ismail Taxta. Suicide Bombing Kills Five in Somalia. TOKYO (Sputnik) ...

S. Korean Fishing Vessel Appears Hijacked in Somali Waters - KBS WORLD Radio News

A South Korean military official said on Saturday that Seoul's antipiracy naval contingent, the Cheonghae Unit, was deployed to the site after the ship carrying South Korean and foreign crewmembers went out of contact. The ship reportedly went out of ...

S. Korea responds to reported vessel hijacking off Somalia - The Chronicle Journal

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - South Korea's military has dispatched a naval unit in waters off Somalia after pirates reportedly hijacked a South Korean fishing vessel. An official from the Defence Ministry says the fishing vessel lost contact after ...

South Korean military dispatches naval unit after fishing vessel is presumed to be hijacked in waters off Somalia - Reading Eagle

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean military dispatches naval unit after fishing vessel is presumed to be hijacked in waters off Somalia . TODAY'S SPONSOR: ADJUST FONT SIZE: A A A. Other Stories ...

BBB issues nationwide warning about Payless Car Rental - East Grand Forks Exponent

The Better Business Bureau is issuing a nationwide warning to customers about Payless Car Rental, a major car rental company found at airports across the country. The BBB says it has received more than 800 complaints about Payless in the past three ...