With the vessel on which the Russian citizens in trouble
Attacked in the Gulf of Oman off the coast of UAE tanker Altair Front of the Norwegian company Frontline sank. This was reported by the TV channel Al-Mayadeen.
At the same time, the channel 360, claims that the tanker sank, and is still burning. In the network appeared the corresponding photo.
According to Reuters, the tanker carried out the order for the Taiwanese state-owned CPC Corp and was carrying 75 thousand tons of naphtha, heavy gasoline. The cost of the contents is estimated at more than $ 30 million.
Representatives of the company said that the vessel was attacked early on the morning of June 13. In this case, allegedly used a torpedo.
Earlier, on 13 June it became known that in Iranian waters of the Gulf of Oman was attacked two oil tankers. As reported RIA Novosti, on Board one of them could be Russians.
According to the representative of the company-the shipowner, the members of the crew were Russians, Georgians and citizens of the Philippines.
“As far as I can tell, all 23 people aboard, is now safe,” the source said.
He added that they were transferred to another vessel. The Iranian coast guard managed to save 44 of a sailor, they were taken to Iran.
May 13, Saudi Arabia said that two oil tankers were damaged as a result of sabotage. Two commercial vessels were injured on the same day, the port of Fujairah in the UAE, one of the largest oil ports in the world. Information about who was behind the attacks, has not yet been reported.
Note, Bloomberg reported that amid reports about the fire tanker with crude oil into the Gulf of Oman, oil prices began to rise after he reached at least five months.
According to RIA “news” on 9.41 MSK, the price of July futures on WTI reached $52,95 per barrel, an increase of 3.54%. The cost of the August futures for mix Brent has grown by 4.35% and reached a figure of $62,56 per barrel.
We will remind, rescuers pulled from the water the bodies of the sailors in the Kerch Strait.
Politeka previously reported, witnesses told the truth about the tragedy in the Black sea.
Politeka also wrote that near the Crimea the ship sank with people on Board.