MV Yasin C

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Name: Yasin C
Operator: Bergen Shipping
Port of registry: Turkey
Identification: IMO number8208191
General characteristics
Tonnage: 22,353
Length: 178 meter
Beam: 28 meters
Crew: 25

Yasin C is a Turkish bulk carrier, captured by Somali pirates on 7 April 2010 while on its way to Mombasa.[1] The crew locked themselves in the engine room, and the ship was released without ransom on 10 April 2010.[2]


  1. ^ "Pirates hijack Turkish Bulk Carrier off the Somali coast". EU Navfor. 7 April 2010. Archived from the original on 11 April 2010. Retrieved 10 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "Somali pirates abandon seized Turkish vessel". BBC News. BBC news. 10 April 2010. Retrieved 10 April 2010.