World | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday December 14, 2014
The first evidence of harm caused by an oil spill, from a capsized tanker in Bangladesh's Shela river, on the local flora and fauna surfaced on Sunday, with reports of the first dead dolphin.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday December 13, 2014
Bangladeshi villagers using sponges, shovels and even spoons worked on Friday to clean up a huge oil spill in a protected area that is home to rare dolphins, after environmentalists warned of an ecological "catastrophe".
World | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from Agencies) | Thursday December 11, 2014
A major oil spill has taken place in the Sunderbans in Bangladesh after an oil tanker sank in the Shela river early on Tuesday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 11, 2014
Bangladesh officials warned today that an oil spill from a crashed tanker is threatening endangered dolphins and other wildlife in the massive Sundarbans mangrove region, branding the leak an ecological "catastrophe".
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 5, 2014
A bus packed with teenagers on their way to school collided with an oil tanker truck in northern Egypt on Wednesday leaving 16 people dead, police and medics said.
World | Associated Press | Thursday October 9, 2014
A Vietnamese sailor says his oil tanker has been released after pirates stormed the ship and siphoned off some of its cargo of gas oil.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday October 8, 2014
A Vietnamese oil tanker has lost contact with its operator and may have been hijacked by pirates after leaving Singapore port almost a week ago, officials said on Wednesday.
Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 29, 2014
The search for an Indian sailor, who fell overboard from a Liberian-registered oil tanker on Sunday off the West Australian coast, has been called off, media reported on Tuesday.
World | Reuters | Wednesday July 16, 2014
Pirates attacked a Malaysian oil tanker in the Malacca Straits and siphoned off its load, the Malaysian navy and officials said on Wednesday, the latest in a series of hijackings raising tension in Southeast Asia's busy sea lanes.
World | Associated Press | Monday June 30, 2014
In the same narrow waterways where more than 300 people died this spring aboard the ferry Sewol, another ship owned by the same company crashed into an oil tanker 11 years earlier. The ferry's captain had chosen the difficult water path to cut a mere...
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 12, 2014
Malaysia is hunting for a group of machete-wielding pirates who hijacked a tanker off its eastern coast, stealing a million litres of oil, in the latest in a spate of attacks in its waters, an official said Thursday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 8, 2014
Gunmen in restive southwest Pakistan on Sunday fired bullets at an oil tanker carrying fuel bound for NATO troops in Afghanistan, setting the vehicle and a car ablaze, police said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 2, 2014
Pirates have released an Indonesian-bound Thai tanker after stealing its oil cargo, in the latest attack in Southeast Asian waters, the International Maritime Bureau said on Monday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 1, 2014
The missing captain of an oil tanker that exploded and sank off a Japanese port has been found dead, according to the coastguard.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 30, 2014
Divers on Friday were searching for the captain of an oil tanker that exploded and sank off the Japanese coast.
World | Associated Press | Thursday May 29, 2014
A Japanese oil tanker exploded Thursday off the country's southwest coast near Himeji port, leaving one of the eight people aboard missing, the coast guard said. Four others were severely injured.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday May 13, 2014
Three employees of the insolvent railway company involved in last summer's runaway oil train disaster that killed 47 people are due to appear in court Tuesday to face criminal negligence charges in the small Quebec town that was partially incinerated...
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 1, 2014
Dutch police on Thursday arrested around 30 Greenpeace activists, including the captain of the lobby group's flagship Rainbow Warrior, as they tried to stop a Russian tanker delivering Arctic oil from docking.
World | Associated Press | Thursday May 1, 2014
Several train cars carrying crude oil derailed and caught fire on Wednesday along the James River in Virginia, with three black tankers ending up in the water and leaking some oil.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 22, 2014
Seven people are feared dead in a major accident on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway.