Tag: oil tanker

  • Tanker feared hijacked

    The hijacking of the MT Barrett, a Marshall Islands-flagged oil carrier, off Cotonou, Benin on January 10th came just days after warnings from the IMB that the region was still […]

  • MT Barrett released

    Pirates free hijacked vessel. MT Barrett – vessel and crew safe Union Maritime can confirm that the MT Barrett has been released after a Gulf of Guinea piracy incident lasting […]

  • Sanchi sinks

    No survivors located. Burning oil tanker sinks off China after one week An oil tanker burning in the East China Sea for more than a week has finally sunk, Chinese […]

  • Red Sea attack thwarted

    Col Turki Al Malki said the UN should take the initiative and take control of Hodeidah port from the Houthis. Arab coalition in Yemen thwarts attack on Saudi oil tanker […]

  • Tanker explosion concerns

    30 crew remain missing. Burning tanker off Chinese coast ‘in danger of exploding’ There are fears of an environmental disaster in the East China Sea as a tanker continues to […]

  • Libya tanker arrest

    Another seizure off Libya raises concerns. Coastguard arrests Greek tanker, claims it was smuggling oil The Libyan coastguard has arrested an oil tanker and taken it to Tripoli on suspicion […]

  • USN pauses ops

    Second collision sparks investigation. US Navy orders ‘operational pause’ after collision The US Navy has ordered a worldwide “operational pause” of its fleet after a destroyer collided with a tanker […]

  • Second USN collision

    Ten crew missing after collision off Singapore. US Navy ship and oil tanker collide near Singapore Ten US Navy sailors are missing and five have been injured after a US […]

  • Filipino pirates plunder tanker

    Armed robbers attack. Filipino pirates plunder products tanker ReCAAP warns ships to be vigilant in the Philippines as it releases details on yet another robbery, this time on a Chemikalien […]

  • Ship attack concerns

    Maritime security executives point to Middle East tensions and a hijacked dhow currently at large. Attacks on Prime Marine and Navig8 tankers raise concerns The latest attacks against tankers raise […]