Nigerian Navy rescue 10 crew members of capsized vessel in Lagos

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The Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) BEECROFT has rescued 10 crew members from a fishing trawler in Lagos.

The trawler is a commercial fishing vessel designed to operate fishing trawls.

Christened OLOKUN XII, the vessel capsized within the Lagos channel in the early hours of Monday.

Commander Edward Yeibo, Public Relations Officer of the Western Naval Command announced the intervention in a statement.

The spokesperson said the capsized trawler, OLOKUN XII, was towed by another trawler OLOKUN IV.

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Yeibo added that the vessel capsized after it collided with a merchant vessel MSC CORUNA.

“NNS BEECROFT patrol team were on routine patrol which led to the prompt rescue of 10 crew members from the trawler”, he disclosed.

Those rescued were handed over to the officials of their employers, Barnaly Fishing Company Limited.

Commander NNS BEECROFT, Commodore Malami Haruna urged seafarers to navigate with caution and observe international regulations at all times.

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