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Tuesday, May 30, 2023

SMIT Team Arrives at Decaying FSO Safer in Red Sea

A SMIT salvage team has arrived on site of the decaying FSO Safer in the Red Sea where they will begin the operation to remove over one million barrels

May 30, 2023
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Thursday, April 20, 2023

FSO Safer: Salvage Agreement for Reached to Avert Looming Disaster Off Yemen’s Coast

SMIT Salvage, a subsidiary of Dutch maritime services company Boskalis, has signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to remove

April 20, 2023
Total Views: 2431

Thursday, April 6, 2023

Former Euronav VLCC Departs China on FSO Safer Oil Removal Mission

The former Euronav Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) that the UN purchased as part of a mission to prevent a catastrophic oil spill in Yemen’s Red Sea has

April 6, 2023
Total Views: 4987

Friday, March 10, 2023

UN Re-Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for FSO Safer Oil Removal Operation

With yesterday’s news that the United Nations has secured the purchase of an oil tanker to receive oil from the decaying FSO Safer in the Red Sea, the UN

March 10, 2023
Total Views: 2738

Thursday, March 9, 2023
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UN Secures Euronav Tanker to Offload Oil from Decaying ‘FSO Safer’ in Red Sea

The United Nations Development Programme has reached an agreement with Belgian tanker company Euronav to secure the purchase of a VLCC for the transfer of oil

March 9, 2023
Total Views: 4158

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Salvage of ‘Ticking Time Bomb’ FSO Safer to Begin Within Weeks as Funds Raised

The United Nation’s says it has raised enough funds to begin the operation to transfer oil from the decaying tanker FSO Safer in the Red Sea off the

September 22, 2022
Total Views: 3130

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
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Brink of Catastrophe: The Netherlands Pledges Additional Funds for FSO Safer Rescue Effort

The Netherlands’ Government says it is pledging an additional $7.5 million to the UN for the salvage of the floating oil storage tanker FSO Safer in the

September 20, 2022
Total Views: 8359

Sunday, March 6, 2022
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Yemen’s Houthis Agree To Offload Decaying FSO Safer

By Mohammed Ghobari (Reuters) Yemen’s Houthi movement has signed an agreement with the United Nations to deal with a decaying oil tanker threatening to

March 6, 2022
Total Views: 3789

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
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Houthis Approve UN Plan to Assess Decaying ‘Safer’ Tanker Off Yemen

By Lisa Barrington DUBAI, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Houthi authorities in Yemen have given long-awaited approval for a United Nations plan to visit and assess a

November 25, 2020
Total Views: 3947

Thursday, October 15, 2020
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The IMO Can’t Prevent This Massive Oil Tanker From Spilling

By Aziz El Yaakoubi (Reuters) – A United Nations team will have to wait several weeks to access a deteriorating FSO tanker off Yemen’s shore that is

October 15, 2020
Total Views: 194

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

UN Access to Decaying Yemen Tanker Could Take Weeks, Say Sources

By Aziz El Yaakoubi DUBAI, Oct 14 (Reuters) – A United Nations team will have to wait several weeks to access a deteriorating tanker off Yemen’s

October 14, 2020
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