Canada This tanker anchored off Yemen since 2015 could cause an unprecedented disaster
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FSO SAFER is a 45-year-old tanker, anchored at the Red Sea off Yemen since 2015, and containing more than a million barrels of oil. Its shell rotates and the risk of black tide increases day by day, threatening to deprive water more than 8 million people in a week.
It contains 1.1 million barrels, about 172 101 tonnes of oil. It's four times more than, this ship causing one of the most serious oil spills in in 1999. This is what sleeps in the FSO Safer, a 45-year-old tanker, anchored at the Red Sea, off the coast of Yemen. It is a trial of the rebels held in 2015, at the beginning of the Yemeni civil war, when they take control of the coast off which the ship is moored. Since then, "the structure, equipment and operating systems of the Safer is deteriorating, which places the risk of leakage, explosion or fire", warned last year the in a statement. On Monday, October 11, a study piloted by American researchers and published in the British Scientific Journal , cited by the daily , review the environmental disaster that could result. This study relies on a modeling of the oil spill.
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The consequence would be dramatic for Yemeni, for the inhabitants of neighboring countries (Saudi Arabia, Eritrea), as well as for theor world trade. Scientists estimate that in 24 hours almost half of the Safer oil could disperse at sea, and that the remaining would put six to ten days to reach the coasts of Yemen, a country already berupted by a devastating civil war.
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former paratroopers should have planned to pull up to 150 men in the Yemeni Civil War. The federal prosecutor determines. © Photo: Picture Alliance / DPA symbol image. The story sounds like a rambo fantasy. Two former paratroopers of the Bundeswehr with connections to a right-wing security company have apparently planned to build a mercenary troupe that engages in the Civil War in Yemen .