A Norwegian ship was hit by a missile in the Red Sea – no one was injured – NRK Urix – foreign news and documentaries

A Norwegian ship was hit by a missile in the Red Sea – no one was injured – NRK Urix – foreign news and documentaries

According to Reuters, the US Navy ship Mason arrived at the scene.

The incident occurred about 60 nautical miles north of the Bab al-Mandab Strait, according to a US official.

Shipping company in Bergen

Strinda It is a chemical tanker owned by Bergen-based J. Ludwig Mowinckels Rederi. The ship is just over 144 meters long and just over 24 meters wide.

We were notified last night that the Strinda plane had been hit by a missile off Yemen, and that there was a fire on board, says the general manager. Geir Belsnes from AJ Mowinckel’s shipping company to NRK.

According to the Director General, the ship is receiving assistance and is on its way to a safe port.

what type of assistance?

I don’t think I can go into that, Belsnis says.

Fire on board

The US Central Command for the Middle East, East Africa and Central Asia also confirms that the incident occurred, and at the same time indicates that the missile was launched by the Houthi militia, according to Reuters.

The attack occurred around 4pm on Monday, US time, or 10pm Norwegian time. According to the main command, it is an anti-ship cruise missile.

Strinda reported injuries that led to a fire on board, but no one was injured or killed at the time, she says.

Warning Israel

The Houthi militia is pursuing international shipping as part of the regional conflict arising from the war between Hamas and Israel.

The movement announced on Saturday that all ships heading to Israel are targets, regardless of their nationality. At the same time, the militia warned all international shipping companies of the consequences of dealing with Israeli ports.

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According to Belsnes, the ship was on its way to Italy.

-So she wasn’t on her way to Israel?

– No, it wasn’t.

According to the Marine Traffic website, it is on its way from the port of Tanjung Langsat in Malaysia to the Suez Canal.


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