Saudi Arabia Welcomes Completion of Offloading of Oil Tanker Safer
August 14, 2023
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs expresses the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's welcoming of the announcement of the United Nations regarding the completion of the withdrawal of Floating Oil Storage and Offloading (FSO) Safer Tanker, estimated at 1.4 million barrels of crude oil.
The Ministry reiterates the Kingdom's appreciation of the efforts of His Excellency the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. António Guterres, and the working group of the United Nations who worked to harness all efforts to end the problem of the floating reservoir "Safer". It also appreciates the generous financial support from donor countries for their financial grants in the donation campaign to end the threat of the floating reservoir "Safer", as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was one of the first donor countries to provide financial grants through the King Salman Humanitarian Aid And Relief Centre, as part of its efforts with the international community to solve the problem of the floating reservoir "Safer".
The Ministry also extends its thanks to the Command of the Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen to facilitate the operational plan process until the successful and ably completion of the unloading of the floating tank "Safer".