PMO Managing Director: The damage to the Iranian cargo ship in the Singapore Strait was due to grounding, and the necessary measures have been taken to investigate the accident
According to Mohammad Rastad, the managing Director of Ports
and Maritime Organization, the damage to the Iranian cargo ship in the
Singapore Strait is due to the grounding, and necessary measures are being
taken to investigate the accident and save the ship.
Based on the latest information received, the cargo ship,
which belongs to the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL), deviated
from its route in the Singapore Strait and ran aground, Rastad explained.
“Details of the extent of the damage and the definite causes
of the accident will be announced after the investigations are completed”, said
Rastad. Currently, the priority is to rescue the ship, which is still stuck in
the location, adding that local rescue teams will be used for the rescue