A floating super oil tanker offshore terminal is situated 9 km south of Ras Issa of 351 metres length and 57 metres width and 18.3 metres depth with a 405000 Tons capacity. The sea depth is 35 metres and tankers berth alongside to load the exported crude oil. This terminal is owned by Yemen Hunt Oil Company.
The Port and Marine Affairs Corporation provides sea pilotage to oil tankers. Tugs are available for assisting in the marine operations.
Marib-Ras Isa Pipeline runs between the Marib fields and the deep sea port of Ras Isa on the Red Sea.
March 18 ,2003
Statement By The American Embassy On The Shooting In Marib
The American Embassy has learned of the shooting of four employees of Hunt Oil in Marib, Yemen. One American citizen, a Yemeni and a Canadian were killed; another Canadian was wounded. We condemn this violence and call on the Yemeni government to investigate it fully.