Yemen warns of leaks from oil tanker seized by Houthis

(Nov 05 2020)

The Yemeni government has warned of possible leaks or even explosions from the oil tanker abandoned off the port of Hudaydah which has been seized by Houthi militias, Anadolu has reported.



UN renews appeal for avoiding catastrophic Yemen tanker spill

(Oct 08 2020)

The UN is trying to avoid an environmental catastrophe off Yemen, renewing an appeal for greenlighting emergency inspection and repairs on the derelict tanker Safer.



Sri Lanka claims costs incurred on dousing oil tanker fire

(Sep 17 2020)

Sri Lanka on Wednesday asked for a claim of USD 1.8 million from the Greek owners of the oil tanker, which caught fire off the country's eastern waters.



Activists from Greenpeace Nordic arrested after blocking oil tanker in Sweden

(Sep 17 2020)

Six activists from Greenpeace Nordic climbed the cranes in the oil harbour at Preem’s oil refinery in Brofjorden, Lysekil, on Sweden’s west coast.



The Nautical Institute Foundation – a new charity to support global maritime safety and education

(Sep 03 2020)

The Nautical Institute (NI) is proud to announce the formal launch of The Nautical Institute Foundation, a new charitable initiative that will allow the NI to extend the scope and reach of its current activities.



Houthis to blame if ‘leaking’ FSO Safer tanker sinks, says government

(Sep 03 2020)

Officials blame Houthi rebels for failing to maintain the tanker and blocking UN engineers.



Legal dispute over oil tanker terminal settled in Texas

(Sep 03 2020)

A bitter fight between the city of Port Aransas and the Port of Corpus Christi over plans to bring increased industrial development to Harbor Island has been settled.



Houthi intransigence changes UN plan for Safer tanker

(Aug 27 2020)

The intransigence of the Iran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen is preventing United Nations efforts to assess and repair the eroding Safer oil tanker.



Yemen: SAFER oil tanker

(Aug 13 2020)

Briefing highlights from the UN Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs.



Coalition forces release detained oil tanker

(Aug 06 2020)

Houthi rebel group announce that coalition forces led by Saudi Arabia have released an oil tanker detained for nearly four months.



OneOcean launches EnviroManager+

(Jul 30 2020)

OneOcean has made some clever advancements to its world-leading environmental compliance platform, and announces the launch of EnviroManager+.



UK warns of “catastrophic environmental threat” from hazardous Yemeni oil tanker

(Jul 30 2020)

The UK has called on the Houthis in Yemen to give UN experts access to an oil tanker off its west coast, in a bid to prevent an environmental catastrophe.



U.N. still waiting for Houthi approval to visit decaying oil tanker off Yemen

(Jul 30 2020)

The United Nations was still waiting for Yemen’s Houthi group to authorize deployment of an assessment team to a decaying oil tanker that is threatening to spill 1.1 million barrels of crude oil off the war-torn country’s coast last Tuesday.



UN urged to prevent Houthi oil ‘disaster’

(Jul 09 2020)

Yemen’s government has urged the UN Security Council to intervene to prevent a derelict tanker from leaking more than a million barrels of oil into the Red Sea.



ABS advice on finding a low carbon strategy

(Jul 02 2020)

There is much to read about different approaches to low carbon shipping, but very little of it actually guides you, as a tanker operator, as to what you should do. ABS is aiming to fill this gap.




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