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SHIP NAME: Limburg KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
source LMIU
type D
volume Y
material
dead 1
link

Had fire/explosion off Ash Shihr Tmnl after terrorist boat attack 06 Oct 2002 Hull holed, second bulkhead missing, oil spilt 24 of 25 crew rescued Towed offshore by salvors Salvors put out fire 07 Oct Sd 28 Oct, ar Fujairah 02 Nov. 1 dead Arrived Dubai 30 Mar 2003.


source CEDRE
type L
volume Y
material
dead 1
link http://www.le-cedre.fr/en/spill/limburg/limburg.php

Good pictures.


source CTX
type D
volume Y
material
dead 1
link

Ship had loaded 57,000 tons of AH at Ras Tanura, was approaching Ash Shihr SBM in Yemen when hit by explosives detonated from a small craft alongside 4S. Damage must have extended into one of the few loaded tanks whose cargo caught fire. The fire burned for 36 hours. Main damage extended 2-3 m above waterline, so no chance to trap oil in double sides. See pictures at CEDRE link.

One of the CEDRE sources says 12,000 tons was burnt/spilt. Seems high. Need confirmation.