Giant oil tanker arrives in Saudi-held Yemeni port for illegal petroleum transport

Giant oil tanker arrives in Saudi-held Yemeni port for illegal petroleum transport

The giant crude oil tanker Lovina has arrived on Tuesday at the Al-Nashima port in Shabwa province, southern Yemen, coming from the Chinese port of Yantai to loot nearly a million barrels of Yemeni crude oil.

The total value of oil to be looted by this ship is estimated at $98 million according to the average oil prices on the world stock exchange, an official said to Yemen news agency Saba.

He pointed out that the systematic looting of Yemeni oil comes at a time when Yemenis are suffering from multiple crises due to the Saudi-led aggression and blockade, most prominently the interruption of earnings and salaries of government employees.

The official pointed out that the looting of Yemeni oil by the coalition and its mercenaries is “a serious and organised economic crime, which puts the occupation, its mercenaries and their accomplices in a position to be held liable in accordance with the law.”

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