Tag Archives: Seychelles

Drug Overdoses Suspected in Deaths of Ex-Navy SEALs on Maersk Alabama

CNN  is reporting that hypodermic needles and traces of narcotics were found with the bodies of two American security officers on the container ship Maersk Alabama, suggesting that the deaths resulted from drug overdoses, according to a Seychelles government official. … Continue reading

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Two Security Guards, ex-Navy SEALs, Found Dead on Maersk Alabama

It is being reported that two American security guards, both former Navy SEALs, have been found dead on the Maersk Alabama while in Port Victoria, in the Seychelles. The men have been identified as Jeffrey Reynolds and Mark Kennedy, both … Continue reading

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Update – Costa Allegra: A Big Catch for the Fishing Vessel Trevignon

The 275′ French tuna purse seiner Trevignon has made a much bigger catch than normal – the 28,430 gross tonne cruise ship Costa Allegra.   The Trevignon is slowly towing the cruise ship to Mahé, in the Seychelles, and is expected to arrive early … Continue reading

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Costa Allegra Under Tow to Seychelles, Expected to Arrive Thursday

A French fishing vessel was the first ship to reach the stricken Costa Allegra, which has been drifting without power in the Indian Ocean, as the result of an engine room fire Monday. The fishing vessel took the cruise ship … Continue reading

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Cruise Ship Costa Allegra Adrift off Seychelles After Fire

Sixteen months after the Carnival Splendor was blacked out by an engine room fire in the Pacific off the coast of Mexico, another Carnival owned cruise ship is drifting, dead in the water, after an engine room fire.  The Costa Allegra, a cruise ship … Continue reading

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British Sailors, Paul and Rachel Chandler, Freed by Somali Pirates

After more than a year long ordeal, British sailors Paul and Rachel Chandler were released today by Somali pirates.   The retired couple was seized by the pirates on October 22, 2009. Paul and Rachel Chandler released by Somali pirates … Continue reading

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