7 Crew members from Bourbon Liberty freed from Captivity

By Piracy

BOURBON confirms that the seven crew members, 6 Russians and 1 Estonian, hijacked during the boarding of the Bourbon Liberty 249 off the coast of Nigeria, on 15th of October, 2012, were freed today.
Despite difficult conditions while in captivity, they all seem to be in good health condition.
They are now being looked after by the crew members of the Bourbon Emergency Unit in Nigeria where they are undergoing careful medical and psychological check-ups.
Bourbon extends its thanks to the organizations that, along with the Emergency Unit, have worked towards this liberation, which includes the Nigerian local authorities (Police, Special Security Services and Joint Task Force) as well as the Nigerian, Russian, Estonian, Luxemburg and French Governments.
For cause of confidentiality and in order to preserve the privacy of the families, no information is going to be given about the demands, the context, the released crew members and their families.