It is understood the Nave Andromeda crude oil tanker declared an emergency with the Coastguard currently circling above the vessel.
An exclusion zone of three miles is currently in place around the boat.
A spokesperson for Hampshire Police, said: “We are aware and dealing with an ongoing incident onboard a vessel which is situated south of the Isle of Wight.”
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Published at Sun, 25 Oct 2020 14:43:00 +0000