Barbados Coast Guard responds to medical evacuation at sea

(Mar 18 2021)

The Barbados Coast Guard (BCG) conducted a medical-evacuation of a 41-year-old male onboard an oil tanker, the EAGLE SAN JUAN.



Video: LPG tanker catches fire and explodes

(Feb 18 2021)

LPG tanker GRACE V under repairs at Samarinda PT Barokah Perkasa shipyard, East Kalimantan, Indonesia, reportedly caught fire and exploded on February 11.



Another Greek tanker attacked and boarded in Gulf of Guinea

(Feb 11 2021)

Greek product tanker MARIA E was attacked and boarded northwest of Sao Tome and Principe, while en route from Lome, Togo. Crew reportedly are safe.



Iranian crude oil tanker grounding during Suez Canal transit

(Feb 04 2021)

Iranian Aframax tanker SAHRA ran aground on 123 kilometer mark, Suez Canal, below Great Bitter Lake, at around 1000 UTC February 1, en route from Kharg island oil teminal Iran to the Mediterranean region.



Stranded tanker caught up in financial row runs aground on UAE coast

(Jan 28 2021)

Crew onboard a tanker that ran aground in Umm Al Quwain are hoping that after almost four years at sea, they will at last be able to go home.



SEAFRONTIER suspicious approach 270NM South of Lagos Nigeria

(Jan 28 2021)

On January 26th, some 270NM South of Lagos, the Hong Kong-flagged tanker SEAFRONTIER reported being approached by a single skiff with six men on board with CPA 3NM.



Diamond S Shipping Inc. provides an update on an incident involving one of its vessels

(Jan 14 2021)

Diamond S Shipping Inc. (“Diamond S” or the “Company”) announced that the four crew members who had been kidnapped from one of its product tanker vessels, the Agisilaos, on November 29, 2020 were released on January 6, 2021.



Isle of Wight oil tanker 'hijacking' case dropped against seven men

(Jan 14 2021)

Seven men will face no action over a suspected hijacking of an oil tanker off the Isle of Wight.



Burmese oil tanker crewman airlifted to Taiwan after being stabbed at sea, but dies in transit

(Jan 07 2021)

A Myanmar national died after being airlifted to Taiwan for emergency treatment following a stabbing incident aboard an oil tanker north of Pengjia Islet on January 1.



Iraq says it has dismantled mine on tanker in Persian Gulf

(Jan 07 2021)

Iraq's military said explosives experts with its naval forces successfully dismantled a mine that was discovered stuck to an oil tanker in the Persian Gulf.



Dramatic scenes as RNLI rescue two men from sinking trawler in Galway

(Dec 17 2020)

Two trawler men had a narrow escape when their sinking fishing boat was saved from going under by the quick thinking actions of Clifden’s RNLI crews.



Two people rescued from water in Torres Strait by passing tanker

(Dec 10 2020)

A Marshall Islands-flagged tanker transiting the Torres Strait on the 3rd December 2020 has helped rescue two people from the water after their boat sank.



VLCC tanker caught in storm ordered to remain adrift

(Dec 03 2020)

A VLCC crude oil tanker cruising in the North Sea, caught in a passing storm while drifting, has been waiting for orders (understood in ballast) since the middle of November.



Tanker abandoned, adrift in South China sea

(Nov 26 2020)

Tanker HYUN JIN, en route to Singapore, is reported to be abandoned. It was drifting in the South China sea in the vicinity of 19 00N 115 00E on the afternoon of November 24, 2020.



Approach - 198nm South Cotonou

(Nov 19 2020)

Reporting indicates that the Marshall Islands flagged Chemical tanker VALLEY OAK was approached deep offshore Benin.




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