Navy inaugurates 16 patrol vessels to monitor oil installations

The Nigerian Navy, yesterday, inaugurated 16 patrol vessels which are to be deployed to patrol and police key oil installations within the maritime domain.

The inauguration was to further fortify the presence of the Nigerian Navy around the Gulf of Guinea and to also curb activities of sea robbers and pirates’ attacks on key installations and merchant vessels plying the Western sub-region.

The ships and boats which were inaugurated at the Naval Dockyard Limited, Victoria Island, Lagos, included six Fast Patrol Craft, FPC, and ten Inflatable Patrol Craft, IPC.

Source: Vanguard

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