|Port of registry:||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines|
|Route:||Jordan to India|
The MV Irene is a ship captured by Somali pirates April 2009.1 The freighter is Greek-owned, and had at least 20 crew at the time of the hijacking.2 It was released September 14, 2009, after a two million dollar ransom was paid to pirates based in Eyl. 3
- "New wave of Somali pirate attacks". BBC. 14 April 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-14.
- Crilly, Rob (15 April 2009). "Somali pirates defy warning from President Obama to seize more ships". Times Online. Retrieved 15 April 2009.
- "Somali pirates release Greek ship". BBC News. 14 September 2009. Retrieved 15 September 2009.