A company run by an Israeli businessman said one of the vessels it manages has been targeted in a “suspected piracy incident” off the coast of Oman, which has resulted in the deaths of two crew members.
The UN representative in Sri Lanka said the sinking of a container ship that caught fire while transporting chemicals off the capital Colombo has caused “a significant damage to the planet” by releasing hazardous substances into the ecosystem.
A new video released by Lebanon’s al-Mayadeen news network belied recent Israeli allegations that Iran was behind an explosion that damaged an Israeli ship in the Sea of Oman last week, showing that there has been actually no attack on the ship from the outside.
An official with Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) has said a major home-made Oil Spill Response Vessel (OSRV) has been launched to boost environment protection efforts in the Persian Gulf waters.
The Iranian Navy is set to receive the country’s largest-ever military vessel, an indigenously-manufactured helicopter carrier outfitted to take on momentous logistical responsibilities in support of the defense force’s maritime missions.