Oil Tanker Under Attack In The Red Sea

An oil tanker came under attack while at a Saudi Arabian terminal in the Red Sea about 125 miles north of the country’s border with Yemen, according to the vessel’s owner, reports Bloomberg.

The Agrari, a so-called Aframax-class vessel able to haul about 700,000 barrels of oil, was holed about 1 meter above the waterline in the incident, a statement distributed on behalf of the carrier’s owner said. 

Cause of the incident

The incident took place as the ship was preparing to leave a berth at the...

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