One person has been killed and several six others have been injured after an oil tanker exploded in the Taiwan Strait.
The MP for Orkney and Shetland has said allowing a Russia state-owned oil tanker to operate in Scapa Flow would “dishonour” the Isles’ war dead and their fight against fascism.
Isles MP Alistair Carmichael said he is at a loss as to how to answer constituents wondering why a Russian state-owned oil tanker is allowed to load at Shetland on the same day Russia has invaded Ukraine.
Sullom Voe has welcomed a supertanker that’s been described as one of the “largest vessels” seen in the harbour for several years.
The Iranian navy has boarded and briefly seized a Liberian-flagged oil tanker near the strategic Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between Tehran and the US, an American military official said.
Yemen’s Houthi rebels say they’ve sent a maintenance team to repair an ageing oil tanker laden with more than 1 million barrels that the United Nations and environmental groups see as a threat to marine life in the Red Sea.
A liquefied gas tanker exploded on a highway in southeastern China on Saturday, killing 19 people and injuring at least 189 others, authorities said.
Nigerian security forces have mounted an intensive search for pirates who raided an oil super tanker off it’s coast and seized 19 crew members but have so far not made any contact with the hostage takers, the West African country’s maritime agency said.
The 2.1 million barrels of crude oil aboard a tanker pursued by the US has been sold to an unnamed buyer, an Iranian government spokesman has said.
The U.S. is gravely disappointed with the U.K. after a Gibraltar court allowed the release of an Iranian tanker suspected of hauling oil to Syria, and threatened sanctions against ports, banks and anyone else who does business with the ship or its crew, two administration officials said.
A senior official in Gibraltar has denied reports that an Iranian tanker seized near the British overseas territory is poised to be released.
The owner of a British tanker seized by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz earlier this month raised concerns about the safety of the crew still on board.
President Donald Trump said the U.S. “immediately destroyed” an Iranian drone that approached the USS Boxer near the Strait of Hormuz, though officials in Tehran denied losing one.
Iran's state TV is reporting that the country's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard forces have seized a foreign oil tanker accused of smuggling oil.
Iran's top leader has said his country will retaliate over the seizure of an Iranian tanker by British authorities.
An oil tanker run by BP Plc is being kept inside the Persian Gulf in fear it could be seized by Iran in a tit-for-tat response to the arrest by Gibraltar last week of a vessel hauling the Islamic Republic’s crude.
British special forces seized a supertanker off Gibraltar carrying Iranian oil to Syria in violation of European and U.S. sanctions against the war-torn country.
An oil tanker thought to be carrying Iranian oil to Syria has been detained by Royal Marines in Gibraltar.
Italy's hardline interior minister has branded the migrants who hijacked a tanker as pirates while aid groups blamed European Union policy for the incident which was ended by the intervention of a Maltese special operations team.
Police, firefighters and paramedics have been called to an accident in an Angus town.
An Iranian oil tanker has collided with a bulk freighter and caught fire off China's eastern coast, leaving its entire crew of 32 missing, most of them Iranians, authorities said.
The death toll from an oil tanker fire in Pakistan has risen to 148, with dozens more in a critical condition, a rescue official said.
Families of the eight Sri Lankan crew members held captive by Somali pirates on an oil tanker have pleaded for the men to be released unharmed, while the pirates demanded a ransom.
Pirates have hijacked an oil tanker off the coast of Somalia in the first attack on a large commercial vessel there since 2012.
Oil-hauling supertankers are bracing for the worst earnings year since 2013 as they become collateral damage in OPEC’s quest to trim a global glut of crude.