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Japanese oil tanker anchored at UAE port

07-29-2010 10:32 BJT

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A Japanese oil tanker damaged by a freak wave in the Strait of Hormuz has made its way to the port of Fujaira in the United Arab Emirates.

The ship's owners reported an explosion onboard and said it may have been caused by an attack. But port officials say there is no evidence.

No oil leaked from the supertanker, named M Star, although some members of the 31-strong crew were injured.

The ship will be checked before it resumes its journey to Japan. The tanker, bound for Chiba, near Tokyo, is carrying the equivalent of around 2.3 million barrels of crude oil.

 

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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