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02-Aug-2013  
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The Ghana Navy in a joint operation with National Security has intercepted and arrested the crew of a ship, MT MUSTARD, for suspected involvement in a piracy incident off the coast of Gabon.

MT MUSTARD is suspected to have been used to siphon off about 3,500 Metric tons of fuel from another vessel - MT COTTON - after the latter had been hijacked by suspected pirates on or about 14th July, 2013 off Port Gentil, Gabon.

MT MUSTARD then set sail for Ghanaian waters and first docked at the Tema port anchorage following which it headed for an offshore facility in Saltpond.

The Vessel was intercepted at Saltpond and the crew was arrested by the Ghana Navy after collaborating with National Security.

The Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) is currently conducting investigations.

 
 
Source: Ministry of Information/Ghana
 
 

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