After approximately 16 Special Boat Service commandos (SBS) boarded the ship Andromeda on Sunday night and regaining control of the ship, seven suspects were detained.
Matt Hancock told Sky News I can ensure that the crew is safe and competent in securing the ship, he also added that Exemplary work performed by the authorities.
They’ve all been here to keep our country safe and have done really quite thoroughly and most important is that they have train for this, he said. The work done by them should be payed tribute to police and insurgents and i also want this tribute to be done.
The tanker operator also thanked the SBS for its prompt response.
Masters said to Authorities that shipping tankers were aboard, but the crew’s health was already compromised by a powerful operation, said Navios Tanker Management.
Good news is that everyone were safe and secure and also no crew member were harmed.
Navios Tanker Management decides to give all UK governments interested in this operation a timely and professional approach.
List of planes reported on board and made “physical threats to the passengers” shortly after 10 am on Sunday, as the ship was sailing from Lagos in Nigeria, heading towards Southampton, this report was issued by Hampshire police.
The Ministry of Defense Ben Wallace and Home Secretary Priti Patel responded to the suspected snipering, after 10 hours of stand-off, that the raid on the tanker has now been authorised.
Along with two Royal Navy Wildcat helicopters, the SBS and two Royal Navy Merlin helicopters were involved.
The ‘textbook’ action was ‘pretty quick’ and what is known in militaristic terms as a ‘light to knock’ from a Sky News security reporter Alistair Bunkall.
The entire thing was over in seven minutes, Chris Parry, a sea danger specialist, told Sky News and the commandos were roping.
As per maritime reports, the 228-meter-long ship entered in Southampton early on monday.
The Defense Secretary and Home Secretary allowed staff of the Armed Forces to take a ship on a channel in English for the sake of the life of a ship suspected of hijacking, in response to police demands.
it’s been informed that army safely got the ship and also the seven person were detrained, The Defence Ministry stated:
The early results indicate that the crew was safe and sound.” “Police inquiries now move ahead.
SB Expert with bold covert raids that exploit surprises is the Royal Navy ‘s prestigious maritime counter-terrorism team, including the bulk of the Royals Marine Commandos.
SBS activities have been very highly classified and have not been publicly reported, but the captain of the ship said they’d be detained after SBS personnel were flew into the vessel in December 2018, while a freight boat was running amok.
Ms Patel said on Sunday: Tonight we thank the police and armed forces for their swift and effective actions, which have been able to monitor this situation, ensuring the safety of everyone aboard,” she added.
The vessel was situated roughly six miles off the coast of Bembridge on the Isle of Wight and the police told Hampshire before the intervention of the military: It was confirmed that there are many shipwreckers on board and verbal threats were made to the crew.
A three-mile radius exclusion zone was imposed around the vessel, and in the afternoon two coastguard helicopters circulated around the ship.