An array of participating ships at EXERCISE FARAUTA led by a 1,041 ton Cat class logistics ship/patrol vessel, followed behind and flanked to the right by a pair of stealth Suncraft Sea Eagle Mk.II Offshore Patrol Craft. The Suncraft ships were designed in Germany and built by Suncraft of Singapore
Written by Eugene Agha
Friday, 14 December 2012
The Nigerian Navy will intensify patrol on waterways across the country, the command’s information officer, Lieutenant Commander Jerry Omodara, has said. In a statement issued yesterday, the Navy said the operation is targeted at controlling illegal bunkering, oil theft and other acts of illegality on the nation’s waterways.
According to him, three ships,helicopters and several patrol boats would be deployed for the exercise. He said the patrol is expected to begin on Sunday, December 16, 2012.