Shipping industry calls for release of Galaxy Leader crew

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Monday, February 19th, marked the three-month anniversary since the Houthis seized the Galaxy Leader and its 25 seafarers in the Red Sea. The vessel, a roll-on/roll-off vehicle carrier, was seized on the 19 November. The maritime industry has joined together from around the world to express their concern for the seafarers who have been held hostage, and call on the Houthis to release the crew of the Galaxy Leader. The crew includes 17 from the Philippines and the remaining crew came from Bulgaria (including the captain and first mate), Ukraine, Mexico, and Romania.

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