Yemeni Oil Company: Saudi aggression seizes new oil derivatives ship
The Yemeni Oil Company confirms that the Saudi coalition is seizing the Pericles ship, which is loaded with 30,597 tons of diesel, and notes that this move raises the number of seized ships to 3.
Today, Friday, the Yemeni Oil Company confirmed that the Saudi coalition seized a new oil derivatives ship loaded with diesel, despite being inspected and having obtained a permit from the United Nations.
The company's official spokesperson, Issam Al-Mutawakil, said in a statement to the Yemeni News Agency (Saba) that "the coalition of aggression is still practicing piracy on fuel ships."
Al-Mutawakil indicated that "the coalition of aggression seized today the diesel ship Pericles, which carries 30 thousand and 597 tons," noting that "the number of detained ships rose to 3 so far, all of which were subject to inspection and obtained entry permits from the United Nations."
The company's official spokesperson called on the international community and humanitarian and international organizations, "to put pressure on the coalition of aggression to abide by the declared truce and stop detaining oil derivatives ships."
On May 12, the Yemeni company announced that the forces of the Saudi coalition had seized the oil ship Cornet, which was carrying 29,000 tons of gasoline and diesel.
On May 7, the coalition seized two diesel ships, the first Princess Khadija, was carrying 29,226 tons, and the other, Johud, was carrying 31,959 tons, according to the oil company spokesman Issam Al-Mutawakel.