Oil price spike threat after two more tankers are attacked in the Middle East

June 13, 2019 Mike Wackett

After two tankers were reportedly hit by torpedo attacks in the Gulf of Oman early this morning, the UK Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) Royal Navy agency has issued a warning to shipping, urging “extreme caution” in the area.
The 110,000 dwt Aframax oil tanker Front Altair was en route from the UAE to Taiwan when it was attacked at around 2.30am local time, while the 27,000 dwt product carrier Kokura Courageus, ...

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