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31 October 2020 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 15:13 GMT+1

October 11, 2019

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I attack to an oil tanker Iranian in the Red Sea

It would be hit by missiles

The news agency Iranian IRNA has announced that the department of public relations of the shipowning company National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) has announced that this morning own Sabity oil tanker would be hit by missiles while was in navigation in the Red Sea to about 60 miles from the port of Jeddah. Other sources indicate, more reasonably, than the ship it is raw tanker the Sinopa of the NIOC, 160 thousand gross capacities in tons, that it is crossing the Red Sea directed towards the Suez Canal.

According to brought back how much from the IRNA, the incident it would not have provoked the wounding of the crew, but it would have caused damages to two reserviors of the ship from which crude oil would have leaked.

The spokesman of the State Department Iranian, Seyyed Abbas Mousavi, has specified that the ship is hit and damage two times, to about half hour of distance, and has confirmed that the crew does not have damages quickly and that the oil tanker "is in stable conditions".

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