After calm negotiations of the shipowner of the Greek bulk ship of "Ariana" with the Somali pirates which captured a vessel two and a half months ago, became more active, the correspondent "Odesinforma" reports. As the chief of an operations section of the Ukrainian state company "Ukrkryuing" Irina Gonchar told, from pirates there was a long silence, but they again contacted a sudovadelets, "Odesinform" transfers.
"At them активизиовались negotiations, however when they will end - it isn't known. The shipowner says that all are healthy and onboard there is a food and water. Seamen DOS of their time can't call relatives as pirates don't give it to do to them", - she emphasized.
We will remind, the Ariana bulk ship going under the flag of Malta and transporting 35 thousand tons of soy from Brazil to Iran, was captured by pirates on the night of May 2 in the Indian Ocean. Onboard there is a crew from 24 Ukrainians. All of them are inhabitants of the Odessa and Nikolaev areas.