Bourbon Sagitta crew releasedNews // November 12, 2008
Groupe Bourbon has announced that its 10 crew members that were kidnapped in Cameroon on October 31st whilst on board Bourbon Sagitta have been released, and are now safe in Yaoundé.
After medical check-ups, all of them appear to be in good health.
Bourbon said it wanted to thank everyone who contributed to the successful outcome of the affair for their support and efforts, and in particular the local Cameroonian authorities, as well as the French Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs.
The two Cameroonian crew members will be joining up with their families and friends soon. The other eight crew members, seven French and one Tunisian, will be returning to France shortly, where they too will be reunited with their families and friends.