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As reported by the Kyodo agency, Japanese authorities announced the composition of the Galaxy Leader vessel, seized in the Gulf of Aden by the Houthis from Yemen.
Recall that there were more than 20 crew members on board the liner traveling from Turkey to India.
“The company The operator of the vessel Nippon Yusen reported that they were operating the Galaxy Leader as a motor carrier. The 25 crew members were from Bulgaria, Ukraine, the Philippines, Mexico and Romania,” the statement said.