Norwegian oil tanker crew ‘all safe’ after three explosions reported on board

Norwegian tanker Front Altair was still afloat after a reported attack in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, the chief executive of Frontline, the company that owns the vessel, told AFP, denying reports it had sunk.

“I can confirm that the vessel has NOT sunk,” Robert Hvide Macleod wrote in a text message to AFP. The 23 people on board were “all safe”, he added.

Another reported attack in the same zone targeted the vessel Kokuka Courageous, the Norwegian Maritime Authority said in a statement.

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