oil tanker

Oil tankers 'sabotaged' as Gulf tensions soar

In the face of growing international concern, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo scrapped a planned visit to Moscow and headed to Brussels instead for talks Monday with European officials.

published on : 14th May 2019

Oil tanker row: Britain warns of conflict 'by accident' in Gulf

The region is already on edge because of the standoff between Washington and Tehran over the Iran nuclear deal.

published on : 13th May 2019

Two Saudi oil tankers damaged in sabotage attacks after US warning

The US, which is  is deploying aircraft carrier and bombers in the region to counter Iranian threats,  has warned that "Iran or its proxies" could be targeting maritime traffic.

published on : 13th May 2019

60 killed, scores burnt in DR Congo road disaster 

The accident occurred on a highway linking the capital Kinshasa to the country's sole seaport at Matadi on the Atlantic Ocean.

published on : 6th October 2018

32 missing in vessels collision off China coast

The collision, between a Panama-registered oil tanker and a Hong Kong-registered bulk freighter, took place on Saturday night in waters about 160 sea miles east of the Yangtze River's estuary.

published on : 7th January 2018

The worst oil tanker fires around the world

In many of the most deadly of these cases, people were trying to recover spilt fuel and were caught in the subsequent fire.

published on : 25th June 2017

Death toll in Pakistan tanker fire climbs to 153

The tanker flipped over Sunday and the fire from the oil spill engulfed scores of residents who had rushed to collect leaking fuel.

published on : 25th June 2017

Oil tankers ambushed along Manipur highway; no casualty reported

The police officials suspect that it could be an extortion threat to the oil transporters.

published on : 18th April 2017