The US Secretary of Defence Lloyd J. Austin has announced the establishment of Operation Prosperity Guardian. This new multinational security initiative is to protect ships in the Red Sea. ‘The recent escalation in reckless Houthi attacks originating from Yemen...
After having transferred all the 1.1 million barrels of oil from the decaying FSO Safer to the replacement oil tanker Yemen (formerly known as Nautica) on 11 August, Smit Salvage completed the final activities yesterday, 28 August. The final activities included the...
Boskalis’ subsidiary Smit Salvage has removed all oil from the FSO Safer, located off the coast of Yemen in the Red Sea. During this United Nations (UN) coordinated operation, over 1.1 million barrels of oil were successfully transferred to a safe modern tanker...
At the end of July, the ship-to-ship transfer of the oil from the FSO Safer to the replacement oil tanker Yemen (formerly known as Nautica) began. It is an important milestone in this United Nations-coordinated operation to avert a potential massive environmental and...
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) bought a very large crude carrier (VLCC) from Euronav on 9 March. This is part of the UN-coordinated operation to remove more than a million barrels of oil from the decaying tanker FSO Safer off Yemen’s Red Sea coast....
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