Iceberg

  • Father of sailor taken hostage on MV Iceberg 1 narrates his plight 18-03-2013 10:13 PM

    Thirteen of the 28 Indian seafarers, rescued from Somali pirates after their vessels were hijacked in 2012, reached India on Monday. ...
  • MV Iceberg: Wait continues for family of one Indian sailor 31-12-2012 04:05 PM

    Purushottam Tiwari, the father of Indian sailor Dheeraj Tiwari, talks about the plight of his family as his son is still missing. ...
  • MV Iceberg sailor Dhiraj Tiwari's family awaits his release 30-12-2012 12:54 PM

    After spending 33 months in captivity, five Indian sailors of the MV Iceberg have returned home. However, one sailor Dhiraj Tiwari has still not been freed. ...
  • Indian government helped us: Freed MV Iceberg sailors 30-12-2012 10:33 AM

    After spending 33 months in captivity, five Indian sailors of the MV Iceberg have returned home. ...
  • Iceberg breaks off Greenland glacier 19-07-2012 10:28 AM

    Washington: An iceberg twice the size of Manhattan broke free from Greenland's massive Petermann Glacier, which could speed up the march of ice into northern waters, scientists said on Wednesday. This is the second time in less than two years that the Petermann Glacier has calved a monstrous ice island....
  • Liberian vessel hijacked, 11 Indians on board 12-05-2012 10:27 AM

    Mumbai: Suspected Somali pirates have struck again. Liberian oil tanker MT Smymi has been hijacked by the suspected pirates off the coast of Oman. Eleven Indians were among the crew members being held captive. The oil tanker was a Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) and was carrying 1,35,000 tonnes of...
  • MV Iceberg: 2 years on, Govt yet to take action 30-03-2012 06:46 AM

    New Delhi: It has been exactly two years since the day the MV Iceberg-I was hijacked and its crew were taken hostage. The hapless parents of Dhiraj Tiwari, one of the six Indian sailors taken hostage aboard MV Iceberg-I, say they have met almost all the powers-that-be over the issue...
  • MV Iceberg: Ship owner-pirates negotiations fail 05-01-2012 09:01 PM

    Mumbai: The agony continues for families of the six Indians held hostage by Somali pirates for two years now. Negotiations between the owner of MV Iceberg and the pirates have failed. Government sources have told CNN-IBN that they are not only considering to facilitate a meeting of the families with...
  • MV Iceberg: ship owner-pirates negotiations fail 05-01-2012 01:01 PM

    Mumbai: The families of MV Iceberg hostages have said that they want to meet the ship owner and the government is considering facilitating a meeting with the Dubai-based owner. The negotiations between the ship owner and pirates have failed. Six Indian hostages have been in the pirates' captivity for almost...
  • Will seek help for MV Iceberg sailors: Ansar Burney 27-09-2011 10:41 AM

    Pakistani human rights activist Ansar Burney met the families of the six sailors held captive for over 18 months on MV Iceberg by Somali pirates on Monday to offer his support. ...
  • MV Iceberg sailors' families still waiting 25-06-2011 08:25 AM

    Mumbai: While families of the six MV Suez sailors celebrated on Friday on their return, 39 other families have been waiting for news of their loved ones, who are still in captivity of Somali pirates. Two families watching the homecoming of sailors from the MV Suez hoped such a happy...
  • MV Iceberg 1 hostage makes SOS call 21-04-2011 08:53 PM

    An Indian hostage of MV Iceberg 1, Dhiraj Tiwari, made a SOS call reaching out for help. He relives the horrible year he and other hostages have gone through. ...
  • Pirates asked to honour code, release sailors 18-04-2011 07:37 AM

    Mumbai: The seven Indian sailors of Asphalt Venture continue to be in captivity of the Somali pirates. This in spite of a ransom payment made by the ship owner, who appealed to the pirates to honour the agreement. The Asphalt Venture release drama could mark an unprecedented shift in ship...
  • Is the govt doing enough for the sailors held captive by pirates?

    It's been over a month since the families of the hostage sailors met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Indian sailors still remain in captivity and are...
  • Helpless against pirates, sailor's family speak up 09-03-2011 08:24 PM

    Relatives of sailors held hostage on the MV Iceberg protested near Parliament. ...
  • Should India invoke the right of hot pursuit against Somali pirates? 02-03-2011 11:47 PM

    CNN-IBN Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai asks experts what can be done to free the sailors. ...
  • Whose responsibility is it to free sailors? 02-03-2011 11:26 PM

    Experts, sailors' relatives debate if it is Government's responsibility or ship owners'. ...
  • Families of sailors slam Govt for inaction 02-03-2011 11:00 PM

    New Delhi: Some family members of the six Indians, held hostage by Somali pirates, have protested in the capital demanding the Ministry of External Affair's intervention to ensure their release, as the one-week deadline set by the pirates draws closer. Many others who have run from pillar to post trying...
  • Somalia: captive Indian sailors cry for Govt help 15-02-2011 08:37 PM

    Mumbai: It has been nearly a year that six Indian sailors on the ship MV Iceberg were taken as hostage by Somali pirates but the government has not come to their rescue. CNN IBN’s Shoaib Ahmed managed to speak to the sailors of the ship MV Iceberg which was taken...
  • Govt not helping us: hijacked Indian in Somalia 15-02-2011 02:13 PM

    Mumbai: The six Indian sailors of the ship MV Iceberg-1 who were hijacked by Somali pirates nearly a year ago seem to have been forgotten by their employers and the Indian government. MV Iceberg-I was hijacked on March 29, 2010 by Somali pirates. The hijacked sailor told CNN-IBN that one...
  • Couple's iceberg wedding plan melts 24-11-2006 04:16 PM

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