Nigeria: Nimasa Rescues Ghanaian Fishing Vessel From Hijackers Using Satellite

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Tuesday said its satellite surveillance system had helped to rescue a Ghanaian fishing vessel from suspected hijackers last Thursday.

A statement by Mr Isichei Osamgbi, NIMASA’s Deputy Director and Head of Public Relations Unit, said the International Maritime Bureau (IMB) disclosed that the Liberian-flagged ship, Fair Artemis” lost contact with its owners on Wednesday.

The statement said the Ghanaian registered vessel was hijacked off the coast of Ghana and sailed across Togo and Benin Republic to Nigeria.

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Source: http://allafrica.com

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