Wider Conflict Incident / Arabian Sea 01-250321





INCIDENT OVER

 

Event: Wider Conflict Incident

 

Date and Time: 25 February 2021, 2341 UTC

Location: Arabian Sea

Position: 16°12N 062°44E

Distance from Shore: Approx. 350nm off Oman

 

Vessel Details

Type: Containership

L x B: 228m x 37.3m

Speed: 18.8kts

 

Event Details

Kidnapped: 0

Injured: 0

Killed: 0

Damage to vessel: Yes

Damage to cargo: To be confirmed

Security Present: None

Weather: Gentle Breeze / 0mm precipitation

Wave Height: 0.7m

 

Threat Details

Number of Perpetrators: TBC

Number of Craft: TBC

Weapons Seen: TBC

Equipment Seen: TBC

 

Description: A vessel has reported that it has been struck by a missile whilst sailing across the Arabian Sea. Available pictures show damage to the vessel. The vessel has continued on
its journey at over 18kts, suggesting that there has been no effect on the vessel’s speed. Vessel is Israeli-owned, raising possibility that attack was carried out by Iran or an Iranian-backed group.

 

ARC will update once further information is received.

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