Okeanis Eco Tankers Corp. – Vessel 'Nissos Kea' attacked by drones at port of Ash Shihr, Yemen

Oct 21 2022


Two drone-driven exploded in close proximity to a vessel that had called for loading at the port of Ash Shihr in Yemen

ATHENS, GREECE, October 21, 2022 – Okeanis Eco Tankers Corp. (the “Company” or “OET”) (Oslo Bors: OET), today provides an update on one of the Company’s tankers, the Nissos Kea.

 

In the afternoon of 21 October 2022, while the vessel had called for loading at the port of Ash Shihr in Yemen, there were two drone-driven explosions in close proximity. Neither explosion impacted the vessel. All crew is safe and unharmed. There was no damage to the vessel and no pollution.

Accordingly, our Master sailed the vessel from the loading port and she is now in international waters.

All necessary precautionary measures were duly taken beforehand and during the incident. The relevant authorities have been kept closely informed, as required.

The Company is satisfied that its health & safety protocols, which are well-designed to deal with such circumstances, were appropriately applied to ensure the safety of our vessel and our crew in a timely manner.

 

 

 

 

 



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