Reported hijacking of ship off coast of Isle of Wight, UK (27 images)

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A major incident is underway off the British coast today following reports of an attempted hijacking of a ship.

The 228-metre oil tanker has been forced to anchor in the Solent following reports that a number of stowaways have been found on board.

Authorities including the Coastguard and police scrambled to the scene off the south east of the Isle of Wight.

The Liberian-flagged Nave Andromeda, which has been at sea since leaving Nigeria earlier this...
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