Case Studies

NOVA, off Iran, 1985

NOVA, off Iran, 1985

During the night of 6th December 1985 very large crude carrier (VLCC) NOVA, carrying 188,000 tonnes of Iranian Light crude oil, collided with ultra large crude carrier (ULCC) MAGNUM, in ballast, approximately 90 nautical miles south-east of Khark Island in the Gulf of Iran.

Categories: Iran, Oil, Oil Tanker, Asia

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