The consulate general of Ukraine in Istanbul provided additional information rather taken by pirates on December 16 of this year in Gulf of Aden of the vessel "Bosphorus Prodigy" among which crew members there are 8 citizens of Ukraine.
About it reports a press - service Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
According to the shipowner of "Isko Marine Shipping company", the state of health of crew satisfactorily, on a vessel is available enough of fuel, food and drinking water.
Noted vessel without freight went from the United Arab Emirates to the Red Sea. During passing of Gulf of Aden the vessel was captured by 7 armed pirates. At present "Bosphorus Prodigy" goes in the direction of the coast of Somalia.
Meanwhile requirements of pirates aren't known.
Business is on special control in Embassy of Ukraine in Turkey, Embassy of Ukraine in Kenya, Consulate general of Ukraine in Istanbul and in Department of consular service.