oil tanker

Crude oil tanker rams TN fishing vessel off the coast of Colachel

The Sea Queen was dragged for some distance as the anchor rope got entangled in the propeller, claimed Capt Johnson Charles, secretary of a fishermen association.

published on : 17th January 2023

Death toll from Afghan oil tanker fire rises to 31

At least 31 people were killed and 37 were injured in the incident, Sharafat Zaman Amar, spokesman for the public health ministry, said on Monday.

published on : 19th December 2022

Afghanistan: Over dozen killed as oil tanker catches fire in Salang pass

The Salang pass, one of the highest mountain highways in the world at around 3,650 metres (12,000 feet) was built by Soviet-era specialists in the 50s and includes a 2.6-kilometre tunnel.

published on : 18th December 2022

Nigerian stowaways found on ship's rudder seek asylum in Spain

The three men were picked up by Spain's Maritime Rescue Service from the rudder of the Alithini II ship and transferred to two hospitals on the island of Gran Canaria with symptoms of dehydration.

published on : 30th November 2022

Oil tanker with Indian crew handed over to Nigerian navy for investigation

It is learnt that Nigerian officials had stated that Heroic Idun would be brought back to Nigeria in order to clear any misconceptions about its involvement in the crude oil theft.

published on : 11th November 2022

Mizoram tanker fire toll rises to 6

The oil tanker, carrying 22,000 litres of petrol, overturned on National Highway-6 at Turial near Aizawl around 3 pm on October 29.

published on : 3rd November 2022

4 killed in oil tanker fire near Mizoram's Tuirial airfield

Official sources said immediately after the vehicle met with the accident, some locals were trying to collect petrol from the leaked tanker but it caught fire.

published on : 30th October 2022

Landslides block key road connecting Tawang, 3 vehicles washed away

The vehicles were swept away when they were crossing block point at 46 km Point near Lumum waterfall, he said, adding that the drivers of the vehicles escaped unhurt.

published on : 25th September 2022

Petrol ‘freebie’ day for villagers as tanker leaks

According to sources, the tanker, moving towards Khammam for unloading at petrol bunks, hit another vehicle at Tallampadu village.

published on : 28th August 2022

Bus-oil tanker collision leaves 20 people dead in Pakistan's Punjab province

The accident occurred on a motorway in Multan, some 350kms from Lahore reportedly because of overspeeding. Traffic remained suspended on the motorway for several hours after the accident.

published on : 16th August 2022

Locals loot edible oil after tanker overturns on Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway in Maharashtra

The driver of the tanker, carrying 12,000 litres of edible oil for processing from Surat in Gujarat to neighbouring Mumbai, lost control over the wheels near Tawa village.

published on : 22nd May 2022

18 Indians among 23 crew members on British tanker seized by Iran

US pulled from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA) in 2018, blaming Tehran for supporting state-sponsored terrorism and conflicts.

published on : 20th July 2019

Four Indians part of Iran oil tanker crew freed on bail without charges

The Indian High Commission in London has confirmed that it has established contact and is working on ensuring that the Indian citizens are provided all necessary assistance.

published on : 13th July 2019

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