Greek-Owned Oil Tanker Hit by Houthis in the Red Sea

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A Greek-owned ship was hit by the Houthis in the Red Sea. They hit the M/T Wind, an oil tanker under the flag of Panama.

According to the announcement by US Central Command, the attack occurred at approximately 1 am (Sanaa time) on May 18, when the Iranian-backed Houthis launched an anti-ship ballistic missile (ASBM) into the Red Sea, hitting the M/T Wind, a Panama-flagged, Greek-owned oil tanker.

Greek-Owned Oil Tanker Hit by Houthis in the Red Sea 1

As reported by ERT, the M/T Wind had recently docked in Russia and was headed for China. The attack caused flooding, resulting in the loss of propulsion and steering. A warship promptly responded to M/T Wind's distress call, although no assistance was required.

The crew of the M/T Wind successfully restored propulsion and steering, with no casualties reported. The M/T Wind continued its journey under its own power, according to the statement from the US administration.

Tanker photo by vessel finder.

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