Oil tanker runs aground off Isle of Wight

(Oct 29 2021)

An oil tanker became wedged on a shingle bank off the Isle of Wight after running aground.

Thai navy impounds illegal oil tanker in Samut Sakon

(Oct 14 2021)

The Royal Thai Navy intercepted an oil tanker hauling 350,000 litres of untaxed petroleum before it moored in Samut Sakon.

Oil and Gas Workers Union in Egypt renews threat to shut down ports

(Oct 14 2021)

The General Union of Oil and Gas Workers renewed the threat to shut down ports, in protest of the government ignoring their demands, such as an increase in salaries, activation of medical insurance and health care, and exemption from income tax.

Horisont Energi with Koole Terminals on development of ammonia terminal and storage facility

(Oct 14 2021)

Horisont Energi and Koole Terminals B.V. (Koole Terminals), a leading independent liquid bulk storage company, announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on the development of a terminal and storage facility at the Port of ...

Louisiana's LOOP port - no sour crude deliveries September

(Oct 07 2021)

The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP), the largest U.S. privately owned deepwater crude terminal, said it made no deliveries of sour crude from storage last month, following two storms that hit the U.S. Gulf Coast.

LR and UK P&I Club launch new improved PSC pocket checklist mobile app

(Sep 28 2021)

Revised pocket checklist app brings together all ships’ checklists into one place.

Ras Laffan Port Arabian Gulf’s first Green Award Incentive Provider

(Sep 09 2021)

Qatar Petroleum’s Ras Laffan Port, located in Ras Laffan Industrial City, has become the first port in the Arabian Gulf to join the international Green Award network as an Incentive Provider for certified LNG carriers.

Tanker immobilized by Chinese vs Indian crew standoff

(Sep 09 2021)

Product tanker QIAN TAI 1 has been stuck at Kakinada anchorage, eastern India, since early July; a Chinese captain is preventing Indian master and crew from boarding.

Libyan port protests spread

(Sep 09 2021)

Protesters have halted loading operations at two ports in eastern Libya.

Johor MMEA seizes Indonesian-registered tanker over illegal anchoring

(Sep 02 2021)

Indonesian-registered tanker suspected of illegal anchoring seized by Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency.

Pakistani government urged to take away hurdles inflicting lengthy await oil ships

(Sep 02 2021)

Oil corporations have requested the federal government to handle pressing foundation logistic constraints leading to underutilisation of infrastructure on the ports and inflicting lengthy await ships and financial losses to the oil corporations and t...

Cyprus jails captain for docking in the north

(Aug 12 2021)

The captain of a Ukraine-bound oil tanker was sentenced to prison in the Republic of Cyprus, two days after he was arrested in the south for docking his ship in the north last year.

Africa’s deepest liquid bulk terminal receives commercial tanker vessel

(Aug 12 2021)

The maiden commercial tanker vessel, GH PARKS, arrived to discharge cargo at West Africa’s deepest and new ultra-modern state-of-the-art liquid bulk terminal (LBT) at Takotradi Port.

Iran gears up to use new oil exports terminal

(Jul 23 2021)

Oil arrived at Iran's new exports facility off the Sea of Oman and was ready for loading as scheduled within three days, the National Iranian Oil Co. said July 19.

Republic of the Marshall Islands earns top three ranking on Paris MoU white list

(Jul 09 2021)

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) achieved a ranking in the top three on the white list of the Paris Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) as reflected in the Paris MoU’s Annual Port State Control Report, released 1 July 2021.

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