MMEA detains Italian-registered tanker ship for illegal anchoring

(Apr 09 2021)

An Italian-registered tanker ship has been detained in Johor waters for illegal anchoring.



UK-flagged Japanese tanker suspect in hit and run

(Mar 25 2021)

UK-flagged Japanese-owned product tanker ORANGE VICTORIA is under investigation at Kochi Port, India, suspected for a hit and run accident in waters off Kochi.



MMEA Kelantan detains Thai registered oil tanker for entering Malaysian waters illegally

(Mar 25 2021)

The Kelantan state division of Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) said it detained a Thailand registered tanker for entering the country illegally on Thursday, 18 March.



Suez Canal blocked by Evergreen's stuck container ship

(Mar 24 2021)

An ultra large container ship operated by Evergreen ran aground at Suez Canal on Tuesday, blocking traffic on one of the world's most important transit canal.



Councillor demands assurances over tankers in Shetlands, Scotland

(Mar 18 2021)

A councillor has demanded assurances that loaded tankers will no longer be seen lingering too close to shore after leaving the Sullom Voe terminal.



Regulators weigh in on fight between tankers and container ships

(Mar 04 2021)

FMC commissioners call Texas law limiting big-ship access to Houston ‘dangerously short sighted’.



Thun’s bunker tanker which sits on the seabed

(Feb 04 2021)

Thun Tankers has launched its first “NaabsaMAX” bunker tanker which can sit on the seabed, to be used in ports where the water runs out of the harbour basin at low tide.



ICS launches new Flag State Table

(Jan 28 2021)

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published the latest Flag State Performance Table (2020/2021) which finds that many of the largest flag states – including the Marshall Islands, Hong Kong (China), Singapore as well as the Bahamas and C...



Bunker tanker at centre of new Singapore cluster quarantined

(Jan 07 2021)

NewOcean 6, a bunker tanker at the centre of Singapore's latest Covid-19 cluster, has been quarantined and will cease all operations until further notice.



Oil tanker stormed by SBS was denied port access by France and Spain

(Nov 05 2020)

An oil tanker that was stormed by special forces off the Isle of Wight after a suspected hijack attempt had been denied port access by France and Spain to disembark seven stowaways in the days leading up to the incident.



Sandy Hook pilot dies after fall while boarding oil tanker

(Oct 08 2020)

Sandy Hook pilot fell while boarding Eagle Turin at the entrance to New York Harbor.



Hafnia and NW innovation works announce new partnership

(Sep 17 2020)

Northwest innovation works announces Hafnia’s investment in methanol export plant at the Port of Kalama in Washington, USA.



Huge tanker crashed into MoD vessel at Falmouth Docks

(Sep 03 2020)

A large tanker collided with a Ministry of Defence vessel at Falmouth Docks. A&P Falmouth, the company that owns the dockyard, said minimal damage was caused during the incident.



Chemical tanker PortNews launched in Astrakhan

(Aug 27 2020)

Astrakhan Shipbuilding Production Association launched the lead chemical tanker of Project 00216M on 26 August 2020.



Second tanker delivers American oil for Belarus to Klaipeda port

(Aug 13 2020)

The second tanker ship carrying American oil for Belarus has arrived in the port of Klaipeda, BelTA learned from Aleksandr Tishchenko, Press Secretary of the Belarusian state petrochemical concern Belneftekhim, on 9 August.




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