wo men appeared in court charged with endangering an oil tanker off the coast of the Isle of Wight.
Matthew John Okorie, 25 and Sunday Sylvester, 22, appeared before Southampton Magistrates Court on Saturday. They did not enter a plea.
They will next appear at Southampton Crown Court on January 29 of next year.
They will remain on bail until January 29 2021 while Hampshire Constabulary continue to investigate the incident.
British special services stormed the Nave Andromeda tanker in around nine minutes on Sunday 29 October of this year.
The special services raid was authorised by Defence Secretary Ben Wallace and Home Secretary Priti Patel after a tense 10-hour stand-off.
The 748ft (228m) Nave Andromeda had been heading towards Southampton, having set sail from Lagos in Nigeria.