Israeli ship crusing once more following explosion

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Mar 3, 2021

An Israeli ship that suffered an explosion blamed on Iran is again at sea.

The MV Helios Ray was crusing southeast off the coast of Oman on Wednesday, in response to information from MarineTraffic.

An explosion occurred aboard the cargo ship Feb. 26 within the Gulf of Oman between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula. There have been no accidents. The Helios Ray is owned by a Tel Aviv-based firm, however flies the flag of the Bahamas.

The vessel left port in Dubai, the place it had docked for repairs following the blast, The Associated Press reported Wednesday.

On Monday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Iran for the explosion, however the Iranian Foreign Ministry denied involvement. Suspected Israeli airstrikes hit Iranian targets in Syria that day, which Israeli media shops reported as a response to the purported assault on the ship.

It is unclear the place Helios Ray is crusing. It listed each its vacation spot and origin as Dubai, however is presently heading away from the Emirati metropolis.