UN unveils plan to prevent stricken oil tanker disaster off Yemen coast

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The 45-year-old floating storage and offloading facility holds 1.1 million barrels of oil. Production, offloading and maintenance ceased in 2015 due to the conflict between a pro-Government Saudi-led coalition, and Houthi rebels. A significant spill would have devastating consequences for Yemen and beyond. Clean-up alone would cost $20 billion.
8 months ago·Yemen

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UN unveils plan to prevent stricken oil tanker disaster off Yemen coast

Critical funding and timely action are needed to prevent a decaying tanker anchored close to Yemen’s coastline from sparking a major oil spill, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for the country said on Friday in New York.

8 months ago·New York, United States
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UN unveils plan to prevent stricken oil tanker disaster off Yemen coast

United Nations: Funding and timely action are critical to prevent a major oil spill from a decaying tanker anchored near Yemen’s coastline, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen …

8 months ago
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UN unveils plan to prevent stricken oil tanker disaster off Yemen coast | Indiablooms - First Portal on Digital News Management

New York: Critical funding and timely action are needed to prevent a decaying tanker anchored close to Yemen’s coastline from sparking a major oil spill, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for the country said on Friday in New York.

8 months ago
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UN launches plan to prevent stricken oil tanker disaster off Yemen coast

UNITED NATIONS: UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen David Gressly said, funding and prompt action are vital to preventing a m..|News Track

8 months ago·Surat, India
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