Oil Tanker ‘Hijacking’: Probe Remains Ongoing, Say Police

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A MARITIME ‘hijacking’ probe is ongoing.

Seven Nigerian men were previously bailed for allegedly hijacking the oil tanker Nave Andromeda off the coast of the Isle of Wight.

SBS commandos from Poole storm oil tanker and detain stowaways after ‘hijacking’
They were arrested following the incident on Sunday, October 25, and then detained under Border Force powers, the police said.

The ship had been due to dock at Southampton Docks that morning, having sailed from Lagos in Nigeria.

A unit of the Special Boat Service, based in Poole, was deployed to secure the ship and diffuse to reported incident.

The security crisis was “over within seven minutes” of their arrival, it was reported.

According to police, the investigation is ongoing and the bail date is November 22.

– Daily Post

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