UN close to funding target to secure Yemen’s floating time bomb FSO Safer

Issue 1155 - 25 Sep 2022 | 1 minute read

The Netherlands government has contributed a further $7.5m to a United Nations-led scheme to secure the FSO Safar floating oil terminal. The vessel is moored off the coast of Hodeidah and at risk of breaking up or exploding, spilling more than 1m barrels of crude oil into the Red Sea and causing economic and environmental devastation.

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