Coalition Warship Provides Assistance to MT Stolt Valor in Persian Gulf
Stolt Tankers B.V., a subsidiary of Stolt-Nielsen Limited and operators and owners of MT Stolt Valor, confirm that the vessel suffered an explosion on board whilst transiting the Persian Gulf.
A Coalition warship is presently on site and is providing assistance. We understand that 24 of the 25 crewmembers are safe and on board the Coalition vessel. One crewmember is currently missing. Families of all the crew are being contacted as a matter of urgency.
Stolt is working in close cooperation with the authorities on site in order to establish the whereabouts of missing seafarer and the condition of the vessel.
Naval Today Staff , March 15, 2012;