Tanker that sank in Saronicos had not been given certficate of seaworthiness

Friday, September 15th, 2017
Last Update: 10:42

The tanker "Agia Zoni II" which sank in Salamina on Sunday spilling thousands of tonnes of fuel oil and marine gas in the Saronic Gulf had never been surveyed and does not hold any certicifate of seaworthiness by the Hellenic Register of Shipping (HRS), the body said in a press release on Thursday.

"Concerning the dissemination of unsubstantiated rumours on the tanker ΄Agia Zoni II΄, the HRS informs that the tanker in question has not been surveyed and does not hold any certificate of seaworthiness issued by the Hellenic Register of Shipping," HRS said.

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