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LIVE: 'Stowaways' spark major security incident on oil tanker off Isle of Wight


Isle of Wight tanker 'hijacking': Stowaways spark major incident

By Dominic Kureen

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    At around 3.30 this afternoon, Sky News reported a suspected hijacking of the Liberian registered tanker Nave Andromeda off the south of the Isle of Wight.
  • A restriction zone of five nautical miles in now in place around the vessel.
  • Hampshire Police and HM Coastguard are responding.