Of all the piracy cases off Somalia currently unresolved and going from bad to worse, none makes for sadder reading than the one involving the ICEBERG 1. Here is a file photograph of the ship along with the original first report on its hijacking in March 2010:-
But if you want to go into it chronologically, then the following questions need to be addressed and answered . . .
# What were the Indian Government documents that the Indian nationals onboard were sailing on, CDC, CoC? And if so, what were the departure Indian airport/seaport formalities like, are there any records with DGS?
# Who was the agent in India, were they linked to the "training" establishments, or what?
# What is the relationship between the owners and the cargo interests?
# Most of all, what happens to de-briefing of returned seafarers in the RAK AFRIKANA case, and is it in any way linked to the ICEBERG-1?
Questions, questions - and the bankers in question suspected of being the real backers - they appear to be the same.