(DRILL) DRAFT HOLDING STATEMENT – NOT FOR ACTIVE RELEASE
Fleet Management Limited, the manager of the oil tanker, MT Trident Hope (IMO 9271377) report during bunkering operations an estimated 5 cbm of oil spilled overboard whilst at Fujairah anchorage UAE, on 27th January at approx. 1000 UTC.
On board emergency teams were mobilised swiftly and the bunker barge promptly shut off the supply. Containment booms have been placed around the vessel in order to contain the oil. The safety of the local environment is the primary concern of the Company and all the appropriate authorities have been contacted to provide support.
All the crew remain safely on board. Further information will be provided once available.
Please contact: MTI Network, Nick Roe, Nick.Roe@mtinetwork.com / +852 9081 1087