On Tuesday, marine data showed that 3 ships in the Gulf of Oman were “out of control” after news of an “unknown” accident.
There were conflicting reports related to the incident, as a British authority specialized in maritime transport reported an incident unrelated to piracy in international waters off the Emirate of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, while Iranian media reported a new attack on a commercial ship in international waters off Fujairah.
The Iranian Quds Force channel claimed that a ship carrying the flag of Singapore collided with a marine mine off Fujairah, while the Iranian “Fars” agency reported that a mine exploded in a tanker in international waters in the Gulf of Oman. An Israeli channel, citing British sources, reported an attack on a tanker off the coast of Fujairah.
Maritime sources said that the accident in the Gulf of Oman is linked to the “Golden Brilliant” oil tanker flying the flag of Singapore. And the agency “Reuters” quoted naval data as saying that the oil tanker in the Gulf of Oman is now out of control.
The accident comes days after An Israeli tanker was targeted off the coast of Oman, Israel and America accuse Iran of implementing it by using marches.
UK Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) said it had learned of an “incident” unrelated to piracy off the coast of Fujairah, and the warning, which was based on a third-party source, advised ships in the area to exercise extreme caution.
The United States, Britain and Israel accuse Iran of being responsible for an attack on an Israeli-run tanker off the coast of the Sultanate of Oman last week.