Venezuela releases oil research ship arrested in Guyanese waters
Tuesday, 15 October 2013 – Demerara Waves
(BBC).-The owners of a US-contracted oil ship which was detained by the Venezuelan navy on Thursday say the vessel has been released.
The Venezuelan navy had boarded the Teknik Perdana on Thursday in disputed waters off the coast of Guyana and sailed it to Venezuela’s Margarita island.
Caracas accused the crew of operating illegally in Venezuelan waters.
Its owners said all 36 crew, among them five US citizens, had been released. Continue reading