Tanker stalls after being hit by Houthi missile

An oil tanker temporarily lost propulsion after it was hit by a Houthi missile on 18 May.
The US Central Command said that at 1 am Yemen time, Iranian-backed Houthis launched one anti-ship ballistic missile (ASBM) into the Red Sea and struck the 2003-built 105,400 dwt Wind, an Aframax oil tanker.

According to the Central Command, Wind most recently docked in Russia and was bound for China. Central Command said, “The impact of the ASBM caused flooding which resulted in the loss of propulsion and...


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