Vessel Sunk Off Kuwait
On October 8, an Iranian cargo vessel sank off the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Causeway near Doha, Kuwait. The vessel was en route to Doha when it ran aground near the bridge. The vessel suffered uncontrolled water ingress and eventually sank near the bridge pillars. All six crew from the cargo vessel were rescued. No reports of injuries. Kuwait authorities dispatched a team to the scene to monitor the area for pollution. No further details disclosed including the cargo vessel’s name.