Thursday, June 13, 2019

Two oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman - photos

(MSN)- Two oil tankers have caught fire after being attacked in the Gulf of Oman.

Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp said one of them, the Front Altair, was "suspected of being hit by a torpedo".
Maritime intelligence firm Dryad Global said it was "on fire and adrift".
The fire was caused by an explosion, International Tanker Management, which operates the vessel said.
Oil tanker association Intertanko confirmed the ships had been attacked, and expressed concerns about crew safety.
"Following two attacks on member vessels this morning, I am extremely worried about the safety of our crews going through the Strait of Hormuz," Intertanko chairman Paolo dAmico said.

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