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That sinking feeling

A relic of the Iran-Iraq war, this oil tanker was scuttled near the Kuwait-Iraq border on Saddam Hussein’s orders, to block access by sea to southern Iraq. 30 more words


Environment Pollution - North Sea, [Statfjord oil field] : Oil Spill Update


October 08 2015 02:28 PM Environment Pollution Other North Sea,

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Earth Watch Report

MT Joaquim found, crew safe but cargo gone

Singapore-registered MT Joaquim which went missing in Selangor waters last night has been found some 14 nautical miles east of off Pulau Rupat, Indonesia.

Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency deputy director-general (operations) Datuk Ahmad Puzi Ab Kahar said the oil tanker was transporting 3,500 metric tonnes of fuel oil worth USD700,000 (RM2.7million). 195 more words


The day a Montreal oil-tanker explosion killed dozens

It’s the anniversary of a major oil-tanker explosion that killed dozens of Quebecers. This one happened 83 years ago, long before the Lac-Mégantic train disaster. 268 more words

Local News

Malaysia sends planes to search for missing oil tanker -- Piracy suspected

The missing oil tanker MT Orkim Harmony. — PHOTO: THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK

PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – The search for missing Malaysian-registered oil tanker MT Orkim Harmony has been stepped up with more assets added to the 13 vessels involved in the mission. 402 more words

US Shale Oil Production to Affect Shipping Earnings

How much US shale oil production is taken out of service will be a key driver of future tanker shipping earnings, according to the latest edition of the Tanker Forecaster published by global shipping consultancy Drewry. 161 more words


[For Sale - CS00143] 8,672 DWT Double Hull Chemical / Oil tanker

Type of vessel: Independent Propulsion Chemical / Oil tanker, Type 2, Double Hull
Deadweight: 8,672.87 TDW
Built: 2007, at “TURTKER” Shipyard, Turkey
Flag: Gibraltar
Bureau Veritas I+HULL; +MACH Oil Tanker ESP; Chemical Tanker ESP Unrestricted navigation AVM-IPS; AUT-UMS; SYS-NEQ1; CLEAN-SEA ICE CLASS IC; INWATERSURVEY; VCS CARGOCONTROL; MANOVR; IG Intended for worldwide trade carrying Chemical Cargoes of Max. 166 more words

Double Hull