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Title: 2 Tankers are attacked in the Gulf of Oman
Post by: Peter S. aus N on June 13, 2019, 08:58:40 am
German "BILD" Zeitung and ageny REUTERS inform that 2 Tankers are attacked in the Gulf of Oman

Tanker Kokuka Courageous from German Schulte Reederei seems to be on fire, the ship is evacuated One of the 21 crew memeber has a small injury. The rest is ok.
                                                             

the other tanker is from Frontline.

It seems they were attacked by torpedos.

Greeings
Peter





Title: Re: 2 Tankers are attacked in the Gulf of Oman
Post by: Timsen on June 13, 2019, 09:03:08 am
Here's a reliable source:
http://www.seatrade-maritime.com/news/middle-east-africa/tanker-front-altair-reported-on-fire-and-adrift-in-gulf-of-oman.html


Title: Re: 2 Tankers are attacked in the Gulf of Oman
Post by: Ian Thomas on June 13, 2019, 09:30:30 am
The Frontline vessel involved and is on fire is the Front Altair - IMO 9745902

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-48619771


Ian Thomas


Title: Re: 2 Tankers are attacked in the Gulf of Oman
Post by: Ian Thomas on June 15, 2019, 11:48:54 am
The Front Altair has got two tugs in attendance the Aquila (St. Vincent Reg.) IMO 8714891 and the E Two (Bahamas Reg.) IMO 9831115.

Ian Thomas