Young Yong VLCC Refloated As Links Emerge To Venezuelan Oil
…The US allowed some “transactions” necessary to dock and anchor the Young Yong safely, and to make repairs and protect the environment, Reuters reported. The vessel is said to be carrying 284,000 tonnes of crude, according to the transport ministry’s Indonesian Sea and Coast Guard. The NGO United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI) and TankerTrackers.com are now reporting the vessel was transporting Venezuelan fuel oil supplied to Iran. The Young Yong had been heading to Nipah, a ship-to-ship transfer hub, before the grounding.
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