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Sabotaged Tanker In Gulf of Oman Leaked Oil

New reporters suggest that a sizeable oil slick developed in waters where tankers damaged off in Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on May 12. Saudi Arabia has said two of its oil tankers have been damaged in mysterious “sabotage attacks” in the Gulf, as the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, held emergency talks with his European counterparts about mounting tensions in the region. Finnish company Icey says one of its radar satellites detected a long trail leading from the Saudi-flagged vessel AMJAD two days later. The Ship management said its Norwegian-registered oil products tanker MT Andrew Victory was “struck by an unknown object”. Footage seen by Reuters showed a hole in the hull at the waterline with the metal torn open inwards. No side has taken responsibility for the allegations of sabotage. Iran called for an investigation into the incident and spoke of “adventurism” by foreign players to disrupt maritime security. The radar image of this page was captured by Iceye’s X2 spacecraft on May 14. The analysis cannot state how much oil was present on the water, but the interpretation has been validated by Kongsberg Satellite services, a Norwegian company with expertise in oil slick detection. The cause of the damage remains a mystery. If the cause was a device in the water, the only reported and comparable use of such devices in the region recently has been the deployment by naval mines. Fortunately, the incident didn’t lead to any casualties or oil spill however it caused significant damage to the structures of the vessels. The Saudi government source said: This act constitutes a serious threat to the security and safety of maritime navigation and adversely impacts regional and international peace and security.
This is awful, the saboteurs are awful inconsiderate why would you attack a company by leaking it oil it is deranged. They are consciously polluting the environment and consciously murdering thousands of marine life.

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