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.
World | Reuters | Thursday March 20, 2014
What began late last year as a routine new assignment for Pakistani sea captain Mirza Noman Baig ended in a dramatic night-time rescue as US special forces seized the ship his family said he was forced to operate by Libyan rebels.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday March 17, 2014
US Navy Seals boarded and took control of a North Korea-flagged tanker that had loaded crude oil at a port held by rebels in eastern Libya, the Pentagon said on Monday.
World | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 28, 2014
An Indian oil tanker being repaired at a shipyard in east China exploded and caught fire today, killing seven Chinese workers.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 22, 2014
A French warship along with a Japanese aircraft last week helped in releasing 11 Indian crew members from the custody of Somalian sea pirates from a dhow that was suspected to have been used as a pirate mother-ship in the Gulf of Aden.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 15, 2014
The fire that raged when an LPG tanker lorry overturned at the national highway at Kallyassery was doused, official sources said today.