Okeanis Eco Tankers Corp. – Nissos Kea Incident
OKEANIS ECO TANKERS
ATHENS, GREECE, October 21, 2022 - Okeanis Eco Tankers Corp. (the “Company” or
“OET”) (Oslo Børs: OET), today provides an update on one of the Company’s
tankers, the Nissos Kea.
In the afternoon of 21 October 2022, while the vessel had called for loading at
the port of Ash Shihr in Yemen, there were two drone-driven explosions in close
proximity. Neither explosion impacted the vessel. All crew is safe and unharmed.
There was no damage to the vessel and no pollution.
Accordingly, our Master sailed the vessel from the loading port and she is now
in international waters.
All necessary precautionary measures were duly taken beforehand and during the
incident. The relevant authorities have been kept closely informed, as required.
The Company is satisfied that its health & safety protocols, which are
well-designed to deal with such circumstances, were appropriately applied to
ensure the safety of our vessel and our crew in a timely manner.
This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to section
5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.
OET is an international tanker company providing seaborne transportation of
crude oil. The Company was incorporated on April 30, 2018 under the laws of the
Republic of the Marshall Islands and is listed on Oslo Børs under the symbol
OET. The sailing fleet consists of six modern scrubber-fitted Suezmax tankers
and eight modern scrubber-fitted VLCC tankers.
Okeanis Eco Tankers Corp.