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Yemeni oil tanker ‘threatens environmental disaster four times worse than Exxon Valdez’

PortandTerminal.com, July 24, 2019 A stranded tanker loaded with oil off the coast of Yemen is threatening a massive environmental disaster in the Red Sea with experts describing the situation as a “floating bomb”. RAS ISA, YEMEN – An abandoned tanker loaded with oil is threatening a major environmental disaster near the coast of Yemen, the United Nations has said, amid expert warnings of …

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Allies play hard to get on U.S. proposal to protect oil shipping lanes

PortandTerminal.com, July 19, 2019 DUBAI/PARIS (Reuters) – The United States is struggling to win its allies’ support for an initiative to heighten surveillance of vital Middle East oil shipping lanes because of fears it will increase tension with Iran, six sources familiar with the matter said. “The Americans have been talking to anyone interested about setting something up, mainly looking …

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BREAKING: U.S. wants an international military coalition to patrol off of Iran and Yemen’s coasts

PortandTerminal.com, July 9, 2019 Reuters reported last night that the US Administration wants a military coalition to address the maritime threat that it feels Iran and Yemen pose to American and international security (oil) interests in the region. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States hopes to enlist allies over the next two weeks or so in a military coalition to …

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