Gunmen vandalise Antiguan-registered vessel during attack at Sand Hills

Gun toting men yesterday attacked an Antiguan registered vessel owned by Trinidadian shipping company, Coastal Shipping, damaging Global Positioning System (GPS), navigational and radio equipment and according to Dr Grantley Waldron who operates the sand mining concession where the attack occurred, it was a deliberate attack to immobilise the vessel.

The tug, MT Seven Mako Barge LM 2702 which arrived in Guyana on January 16 with a shipment of stone was docked at Waldron’s sand mining concession at Sand Hills and was expected to leave on Saturday for the Caribbean with its first load of sand in recent years.

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