A devastating tanker off Yemeni's coasts threatens a "catastrophic explosion"
The degraded SAFER FSO tanker contains approximately 1.1 million barrels of oil and was anchored and left unattended near the Yemeni port of Ras Isa for several years, according to the UN. the region "continues to slow down" the assessment, despite the fact that they themselves asked for help from the UN earlier this year.
The tanker is stuck in 2015 and can be extremely dangerous.
"As the engines do not work, the inert gases that are pumped into the storage tanks to stop the accumulation of explosive gases from the stored oil have not been supplemented, hence and there  Concerns about the catastrophic explosion, said Doug Weir, director of research and policy at the United Kingdom-based conflict and environmental observatory, told CNN