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Saudis defy global safety shipping rules to switch off AIS for Hormuz transits

Maritime Risk International

Saudis defy global safety shipping rules to switch off AIS for Hormuz transits

Bahri vessels “go dark” despite safety and security advice from its own insurers and the US government, and in contravention of the Safety of Life at Sea Convention, reports Lloyd’s List’s Michelle Wiese Bockmann

Bahri, Saudi Arabia’s national shipping company, has defied safety and security advice from its own insurers and the US government by allowing tankers to “go dark” during Strait of Hormuz transits.

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