New system to tackle oil theft

System also purchased by UAE for oil installations.

Navy Acquires Israeli Surveillance System to Tackle Oil Theft

Chiemelie Ezeobi

In a bid to tackle crude oil theft and bring it to an end, the Nigerian Navy (NN) Thursday said it had acquired Israeli-installed mass civil surveillance system known as Falcon Eye.

This system, they said, would enable it monitor and track suspected crude oil thieves and other sea criminals within the country’s territorial waters.

Speaking at the inaugural lecture of officers’ long course organised by the Nigerian Naval Ship (NNS) QUORRA, former Flag Officer Commanding Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Francis Akpan (rtd), said the system would assist in monitoring, tracking and collating maritime activities to protect national interest.

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