French vessel hits oil tanker in Algeria

(Apr 14 2022)

French vessel 'Corsica Linea' hit tanker of Algeria's Naftal Establishment after captain lost control of his ship.



Russian oil tanker diverted from Wales while another remains docked

(Mar 03 2022)

A Russian oil tanker scheduled to dock in Wales has been diverted. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has asked ports to block access to Russian “flagged, registered, owned, controlled, chartered or operated vessels.”



Two tankers detained for anchoring illegally in Malaysian waters

(Oct 07 2021)

The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency has detained two tankers for anchoring illegally in waters off east Johor.



3 crew die in tanker explosion in Yangtze river China

(Sep 30 2021)

Tanker HUA HONG 18 suffered an explosion on September 26, in Yangtze river in Wuhu area. Three crew who were near the explosion site were badly injured and reportedly died later in hospital.



Tanker aground in Caspian Sea

(Sep 09 2021)

Product tanker VF TANKER-7 ran aground in the Volga-Caspian Sea while en route from Astrakhan, Volga river, Russia, to Baku, Azerbaijan.



Explosion reported on ship used to carry Iranian oil at Syrian port

(Aug 12 2021)

Syrian media reported an explosion and fire on a ship at the port in Latakia, with initial reports indicating that the affected vessel had been used to transfer Iranian oil to Syria in the past.



110,000-ton LNG tanker aground, Rio de la Plata

(Aug 10 2021)

LNG tanker HOEGH ESPERANZA ran aground in Rio de la Plata fairway approaching Buenos Aires.



Prompt action by ONGC averts LPG tanker collision

(Aug 02 2021)

Prompt action by state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) with assistance from the Coast Guard averted the collision of an empty LPG tanker, that went adrift, preventing a major mishap.



Abandoned Tanker sank or sinking off Aden, Yemen: Video

(Jul 23 2021)

An abandoned tanker was reported sank or sinking off Aden port, Yemen. She has been anchored off Aden for some 7 years, apparently abandoned and unmanned.



Rogue tanker fails to slip through Malaysia's Enforcement net

(May 27 2021)

Maritime authorities have foiled an attempt by a “fugitive” tanker to slip past them by navigating the Strait of Malacca under the cover of darkness.



Georgian national rescued in Australian port after 'jumping' from oil tanker

(May 13 2021)

Victorian police have rescued a man in Port Phillip Bay, after he was believed to have jumped from an international oil tanker.



Pacific island nation not taking chances after body with Covid washes ashore

(Apr 22 2021)

A Pacific island country has banned outward travel from its main island for three days after a body washed ashore that later tested positive for Covid-19, Radio New Zealand has reported.



Bulker and tanker damaged in Manila Bay collision

(Apr 09 2021)

A tanker and a bulk carrier collided in Manila Bay, Philippines causing significant damage to both vessels.



Malaysia: MMEA detains five more oil tankers in special ops

(Apr 01 2021)

The Johor state division of Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) said it has detained five vessels on day six of ‘Ops Jangka Haram’, a special operation to crack down on foreign vessels anchored illegally in eastern Johor waters.



MMEA detains Thailand registered tanker for allegedly anchoring illegally in Selangor

(Feb 04 2021)

The Selangor state division of Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) said it detained two vessels for allegedly anchoring without a permit in two separate incidents on February 1.




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