Bourbon Offshore: Kidnapped crewmembers released

French offshore services provide Bourbon Offshore has confirmed that three of its workers kidnapped from a crewboat off Nigeria last month have been released.

The 3 Nigerian nationals were kidnapped April 8, 2015 from Bourbon Offshore’s Surfer 1440 vessel while off the coast of Nigeria.

Bourbon said that the crewmembers were released in good health and they arrived at Port Harcourt on Friday, May 8.

Bourbon did not say if a ransom was paid for their release.

Surfer 1440 is part of Bourbon Offshore’s Surfer-series crewboats.



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