MV Suez

  • Caught on camera: Pak ship brushed Indian ship? August 4, 2011

    New Delhi: A video purportedly showing PNS Babur brushing against INS Godavari in the Gulf of Aden has surfaced on the Internet. The 'brush' happened during the hostage rescue of hostages on board the merchant vessel MV Suez in June. The video could reignite the India-Pakistan diplomatic tussle. The video apparently shot...
  • 30 Minutes: Inside pirate zone July 3, 2011

    This week on '30 Minutes', Priyali Sur takes you inside the pirate hub of Somalia. ...
  • A warm stay in India for rescued Pak sailors June 25, 2011

    Mumbai: The Indian sailors of the MV Suez were welcomed home on Friday after 10 months in pirate captivity, even as Pakistani hostages of Somali pirates, who were rescued by the Indian Navy finally get diplomatic clearance to return home. They've been stuck in India for three months. While Indian...
  • MV Iceberg sailors' families still waiting June 25, 2011

    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 Suez sailors back after 10-month ordeal June 24, 2011

    New Delhi: As the families of six Indian sailors who were onborad the MV Suez reached Delhi's international airport, there was a sense of relief. For the last 10 months they were meeting up as families who shared a common fear - will we ever get to see our men...
  • We expected more efforts from govt: Indian sailor June 24, 2011

    Freed MV Suez sailor also talks about the ordeal faced by them under the captivity of Somali pirates. ...
  • Pak govt efforts are praiseworthy: Indian sailor June 24, 2011

    Freed MV suez sailor, NK Sharma tells about the hard times faced under Somali pirates captivity. ...
  • Happy for sailors, disappointed with govt: Sampa June 24, 2011

    I will take my fight forward to free MV Iceberg sailors also, said wife of MV Suez freed sailor, Sampa Arya. ...
  • India appreciates Pak's role in sailors' return June 24, 2011

    New Delhi: India on Friday appreciated Pakistan's help in ensuring safe return of Indian sailors who were help captive by Somali pirates aboard MV Suez. "We are relieved that their ordeal has ended and they would soon be safely back with their families," External Affairs Minister S M Krishna said. ...
  • Want to thank Burney: MV Suez sailor's wife June 24, 2011

    I can't express how grateful I am to Ansar Burney, said Madhu Sharma wife of MV Suez sailor NK Sharma. ...
  • Indian sailors of MV Suez reach Delhi June 24, 2011

    New Delhi: After 10 months of captivity by Somali pirates, six Indian sailors of MV Suez reached the Delhi Airport on Friday. They were welcomed by their families and friends who praised and thanked Pakistani Human Rights activist Ansar Burney, who arranged for the ransom money to get the sailors...
  • Families anxious as MV Suez sailors set to return June 24, 2011

    MV Suez sailors' family members in Delhi can't wait to see them land. ...
  • Indian sailors of MV Suez to reach home today June 24, 2011

    New Delhi: After 10 months of captivity by Somali pirates, six Indian sailors of MV Suez will reach New Delhi on Friday. The pirates released the crew of the Egyptian-owned ship, comprising six Indians, four Pakistanis, 11 Egyptians and one Sri Lankan after ransom of $2 million was paid to...
  • MV Suez sailors reach Karachi, families jubilant June 23, 2011

    New Delhi: Unprecedented emotional scenes played out in Karachi on Thursday after the crew of MV Suez comprising Indians and Pakistanis finally hit land 10 months after being captured by Somalian pirates. The six Indian sailors will start their journey back home on Thursday night. The hero of the moment...
  • Ordeal ends, MV Suez crew reach Karachi June 23, 2011

    New Delhi: After 10 months in captivity, the crew of MV Suez landed in Karachi on Thursday evening. The Pakistani naval ship PNS Zulfiqar carrying the crew of MV Suez, including six Indian sailors, reached Karachi harbour. The Indian sailors will return to India on Friday. As PNS Zulfiqar docked at...
  • Bad weather delays homecoming of MV Suez sailors June 24, 2011

    New Delhi: Bad weather has further delayed the homecoming of the Indian sailors of MV Suez as PNS Babur, carrying the sailors, will now reach Karachi only on June 23. The nightmarish journey continues for the sailors of Egyptian merchant vessel MV Suez even after a week of their release from...
  • MV Suez fiasco a PR disaster for India June 20, 2011

    New Delhi: It's likely to be three days before the Indian sailors of the MV Suez released last week by Somali pirates after a $2 million ransom was paid come home. But the Suez saga has been a series of mis-steps. India failed to negotiate the sailors' release, failed to...
  • Krishna criticises Pak over naval manoeuvres June 20, 2011

    New Delhi: Ahead of the foreign secretary level meeting on Thursday, Union Minister of External Affairs SM Krishna on Monday criticised Pakistan over the issue of Pakistani and Indian naval warships allegedly resorting to 'risky' and 'dangerous' manoeuvres after hijacked MV Suez was freed by Somali pirates. "We have already...
  • Indian crew of MV Suez to reach home in 3 days June 20, 2011

    New Delhi: Even after being released last week by Somali pirates for $2 million ransom, the nightmarish journey continues for the sailors of Egyptian merchant vessel MV Suez. While moving out from the troubled water, they were nearly hijacked by another group of pirates. The 18 crew members of Egyptian merchant...
  • MV Suez crew abandon ship, to be brought to Pak June 19, 2011

    New Delhi: Freed from Somali pirates, sailors of MV Suez continue to be on a nightmarish journey back home. They had to abandon ship after their fuel ran out and a tug boat failed to reach them due to bad weather. Earlier they were nearly hijacked by another group of...
  • 'MV Suez Captain, crew shifted to PNS Babur' June 19, 2011

    New Delhi: Pakistani Human Rights Activist Ansar Burney on Sunday said that the crew on board MV Suez has to be shifted from had to be shifted to PNS Babur which was escorting it, due to bad weather. MV Suez crew members shifted to PNS Babur. 18 crew members have already...
  • India, Pak locked in spat over their naval ships June 18, 2011

    New Delhi/Islamabad: Ahead of their talks, India and Pakistan were on Saturday locked in a nasty spat and lodged protests against each other over their naval warships allegedly resorting to 'risky' and 'dangerous' manoeuvres after hijacked MV Suez was freed by Somali pirates. India lodged a protest with Pakistan against the...
  • 'MV Suez out of fuel, won't reach Oman today' June 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Cargo ship MV Suez, released by Somali pirates earlier this week, will not reach Oman on Saturday, as it has run out of fuel, ship Captain Syed Wasi Hasan told CNN-IBN. MV Suez with PNS Babur escorting it is enroute to Oman and was expected to reach the port...
  • India-Pak in war of words over MV Suez rescue June 18, 2011

    New Delhi: A diplomatic spat has come up barely a week before the foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan meet to review the relationship between the two nations. India and Pakistan have been exchanging sharp words on an alleged incident on in connection to the cargo ship MV Suez released...
  • MV Suez crew members may reach home by June 20 June 17, 2011

    Islamabad: Six Indians and 16 other crew members of an Egyptian-owned merchant vessel, recently freed by Somali pirates following 10 months in captivity, are expected to reach their home countries by June 20, Pakistani rights activist Ansar Burney said on Friday. The ship MV Suez is currently on its way to...
  • Indian Navy withdraws escort to MV Suez June 17, 2011

    New Delhi: The six Indian sailors who were freed by Somali pirates after 11 months after a $2 million ransom was paid will reach home on Friday. The sailors are still on board the MV Suez which is on its way to Salalah port in Oman, from where the sailors will...
  • Indian Navy warship to escort MV Suez to Oman June 16, 2011

    New Delhi: A nerve-wracking 48 hours more to go for six Indian crew members of the MV Suez and their families. The cargo that was held captive by Somali pirates for almost 11 months and released on Monday, fought off another hijack bid on Wednesday and is now on its...
  • Received more help from Pak: Sailors families June 15, 2011

    New Delhi: After going through the worst situation for the last ten months, the families of the sailors on board MV Suez finally found a reason to smile, but twenty four hours later, they received a rude shock. The sailors were attacked by a group of pirates who they were able...
  • Released MV Suez attacked by pirates again June 15, 2011

    New Delhi: Cargo ship MV Suez, released by Somali pirates on Monday, was attacked by pirates again on Wednesday, as reported by crew members. The six returning Indian crew members have reported that they were almost apprehended by another group of pirates, but were able to fight them off. The ship captain...
  • India @ 9 with Suhasini Haidar June 14, 2011

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Suhasini Haidar. ...