Yemen Petroleum Company (YPC) has confirmed that the US-backed Saudi-led aggression coalition has detained a new oil ship and prevented it from reaching the port of Hodeidah.
The coalition detained a new ship ( FOS POWER) carrying 27,000 tons of gasoline and diesel belonging to private factories and prevented it from reaching the port of Hodeidah, the Executive Director of YPC, Ammar Al-Adhra’i said in a tweet.
He explained that the vessel was inspected and obtained entry permits from the United Nations, denouncing the continued acts of piracy in the Red Sea by the coalition forces in front of the on the world’s mirror.
The YPC announced earlier today that the forces of the US-Saudi aggression are still holding three oil vessels, including a gas vessel.
“The aggression continued to seize two fuel ships with a total of 59,707 tons of oil and diesel for varying periods, which were nine months (278 days), in an unprecedented sea piracy on fuel ships,” the company said in a statement.
It confirmed that the ships had completed all UNVIM procedures in Djibouti, and had obtained UN permits.