Brillante Virtuoso

Saturday, December 31, 2022
Dead In The Water Book

Dead In The Water – The Best Maritime Book Of The Year

The following is a review of the book Dead In The Water, a book about the Brillante Virtuoso, a tragedy that shook the shipping world and left us all

December 31, 2022
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Friday, September 23, 2022

Watch: Inside the Hijacking of a $100 Million Oil Tanker

By Kit Chellel, Matthew Campbell and Angus Bennett (Bloomberg) — In July 2011, the oil tanker Brillante Virtuoso was drifting through the treacherous

September 23, 2022
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Thursday, July 7, 2011
M/V Brilliante Virtuoso tanker
Fire Incidents

UPDATE: Oil Tanker Fire Off Yemen Extinguished After Attack

Image by Dmitrios LONDON (Dow Jones)–A fire that broke out on an oil tanker after a pirate attack off the Yemeni coast has now been extinguished, an

July 7, 2011
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Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Fire Incidents

VLCC ablaze in Gulf of Aden after suspected pirate attack, crew safe

GULF OF ADEN – (Combined Maritime Forces) At 0027Z July 6, a distress call was issued by the Marshall Islands-owned, Liberian-flagged, M/V Brilliante

July 6, 2011
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