oil tanker fire

Sri Lanka court summons captain of oil tanker that caught fire

The vessel was carrying crude oil from Mina Al Ahmadi port in Kuwait to the Indian port of Paradip when a boiler explosion caused fire off the coast of Sangamankanda in Ampara district.

published on : 17th September 2020

MT New Diamond blaze doused but oil sheen spotted near tanker in Indian Ocean

An Indian Coast Guard Dornier aircraft was launched to spray oil spill dispersant to disintegrate the sheen. Ships were used to churn the waters to accelerate the process.

published on : 9th September 2020

Sri Lankan, Indian ships, aircraft try to douse oil tanker fire as one crew member dies due to boiler explosion

Three ships from Sri Lanka, two ships from India, Indian coast guard aircraft and two Sri Lankan tug boats have joined the firefighting efforts.

published on : 4th September 2020

Coast Guard sends three ships, aircraft after Sri Lanka seeks help in fighting fire onboard oil tanker

Coast Guard said it immediately diverted ICG Ships Shaurya, Sarang and Samudra Paheredar, besides a Dornier aircraft for the firefight on oil tanker New Diamond.

published on : 3rd September 2020

Mortal remains of third Indian killed in Sharjah oil tanker fire sent to India

The Indian Consulate in Dubai on Wednesday tweeted that the mortal remains of Mohammad Abbas Ansari from Bihar was sent to his hometown in Patna after identifying him through a DNA test.

published on : 12th March 2020