Satellite images confirm the presence of oil spills and pollution in the area.
ADVISORY NOTICE 02/OCT/2020 UKMTO is aware a M/T experienced a possible explosion at 032000ZOCT20 whilst operating at an oil terminal in position 1359.25N – 04754.05E. Investigations are ongoing. Reported by the Master VESSELS TRANSITING THE AREA ARE ADVISED TO EXERCISE CAUTION Source : UKMTO Watchkeeper
Two days ago, a #UAEI | tanker carrying half a million barrels of #oil called SYRA exploded and sank after colliding with a naval mine near the shores of #Yemen, Bandar al-Nashima. UNCONFIRMED