MV Blue Star
|Name:||MV Blue Star|
|Owner:||Abderrahman al-Awwa (Egypt)|
|Port of registry:||St. Kitts and Nevis|
MV Blue Star is a bulk carrier. It was hijacked by Somali pirates in January 2009, while carrying a cargo of 6,000 tons of fertilizer. The ship was released with all of its crew on March 5 after a one million dollar ransom was rumored to have been paid.