Norwegian oil tanker received a hole in its hull outside the Emirates

The oil tanker Andrea VictoryThis photo provided by the United Arab Emirates' National Media Council shows the Norwegian-flagged oil tanker MT Andrea Victory off the coast of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, Monday, May 13, 2019. Two Saudi oil tankers and a Norwegian-flagged vessel were damaged in what Gulf officials described Monday as a "sabotage" attack off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. While details of the incident remain unclear, it raised risks for shippers in a region vital to global energy supplies at a time of increasing tensions between the U.S. and Iran over its unraveling nuclear deal with world powers. (United Arab Emirates National Media Council via AP)

One of the four ships that have been subjected to sabotage in the Gulf of Oman is Norwegian. The oil tanker Andrea Victory has holes in its hull, but it won’t sink.

The oil tanker, which is just over 47,000 deadweight tonnes, is owned by Thome Ship Management, and the 14-year-old ship sails under the Norwegian flag.

The company states in an announcement that “an unknown object” on Sunday caused a hole in the stern of the hull, but that there is no danger of harmful emissions or that the ship would sink.

MT Andrea Victory is still off the coast of the port city of Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, and according to Thome Ship Management, the crew is assisting local authorities in investigating what may have happened.

Saudi Arabia reported on Monday that two other oil tankers were subjected to “sabotage” off the coast of the Emirates, but it is unclear how big the damage is and what caused it.

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