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Khark 5 Moved to Mid-Atlantic to Unload Cargo

The Iranian-owned 284,632 dwt Khark 5 was moved last week to the mid-Atlanticin order to unload its remaining cargo of crude oil, hence averting a majorpollution threat to the Moroccan shore. The damaged tanker, which suffered anexplosion on 19 December some 100 miles off the Moroccan coast, is now locatedmore than 200 miles southwest of the Canary Islands awaiting good weather inorder to unload the remaining...