Wider Conflict Incident (TBC) / Red Sea 02-270421





INCIDENT OVER

 

Event: Wider Conflict Incident (TBC)

 

Date and Time: 27 April 2021, morning (exact time TBC)

Location: Nr Yanbu port, Saudi Arabia

Position: Approx. 23°55.2’N 038°14.5’E

Distance from Shore: TBC

 

Vessel Details

Type: Tanker reported as attacked, however details are still TBC and this is not confirmed

L x B: 183m x 32.2m

Speed: TBC

 

Event Details

Kidnapped: 0

Injured: 0

Killed: 0

Damage to vessel: TBC

Damage to cargo: TBC

Security Present: None

Weather: Light Breeze / 0mm precipitation

Wave Height: 1.3

 

Threat Details

Number of Perpetrators: TBC

Number of Craft: 1 report stating a “explosives laden boat”

Weapons Seen: TBC

Equipment Seen: TBC

 

Description: Details on this incident are still emerging, with different reports from sources providing conflicting information. Whilst initial reports stated that a tanker had been attacked
or that there was an explosion in the port, Saudi Arabia state television has stated that it destroyed a small boat with explosives onboard and investigations are ongoing. There have been no reports of any casualties.

 

ARC will update when more information is received.

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