Investigation into attack underway.
Navy rescues hijacked British vessel, ‘MT VECTIS OSPREY’ from sea pirates
BY – KINGSLEY OMONOBI-ABUJA. The Nigerian Navy Ship NWAMBA has rescued a British registered merchant Tanker vessel with call sign MT VECTIS OSPREY from sea pirates who attacked her 20 nautical miles offshore of Bonny.
A statement from Naval headquarters signed by the Director of Information, Commodore Christian Ezekobe said, “The rescue operation was in response to a timely alert by the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) to the Naval Regional Maritime Awareness Centre (RMAC).
“Consequently, the war ship was promptly deployed to track down and rescue the vessel.”
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