DIA: Tanker sinks off Aden after 7years abandonment

DIA: Tanker sinks off Aden after 7years abandonment
Written by Maritime First

An abandoned tanker, under the name of DIA on July 18 reported sank, off Aden port, Yemen.

Abandoned about seven years ago, the tanker reportedly owned by a local businessman, was already leaking oil before it sank.

Local reports said tanker no updated data in the ships databases, except being anchored, off Aden for some 7 years, apparently abandoned and unmanned.

“The Fleetmon said the video of the distressed tanker was already posted on youtube.

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“Oil leak is reported, oil stains already tarnished nearby coast. Authorities are trying to prevent further spread and cleanse the area”, the Fleetmon stated further.






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