Wednesday, September 9, 2020
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Maritime News

A Short List of Major Oil Spills from Ships

SINGAPORE, Sept 9 (Reuters) – The Sri Lankan navy said on Tuesday an oil slick had been spotted a kilometre from a loaded supertanker carrying roughly 2 million barrels of...

September 9, 2020
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Tuesday, November 6, 2018
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Maritime News

Sunken Sanchi Tanker Among Ships Hit by Iran Sanctions

By Nick Wadhams and Javier Blas (Bloomberg) — Among the hundreds of Iranian-linked banks, companies and vessels that the U.S. slapped sanctions against on Monday was an Iranian crude oil...

November 6, 2018
Total Views: 28

Saturday, May 5, 2018
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News

Split Verdict Over ‘Sanchi’ Tanker Collision with Chinese Freighter -Iran TV

DUBAI, May 5 (Reuters) – A committee investigating a collision between an Iranian tanker and a Chinese freighter has come to diverging conclusions over the causes of the worst oil...

May 5, 2018
Total Views: 23

Thursday, February 22, 2018
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News

Oil from Sunken Sanchi Tanker Washes Up in Japan

By Osamu Tsukimori TOKYO, Feb 22 (Reuters) – Oil that reached islands in southern Japan earlier this month is highly likely to have come from the sunken Iranian tanker Sanchi, the...

February 22, 2018
Total Views: 13

Friday, February 2, 2018
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Oil Spill

Sanchi Oil Spill Drifts Toward Japan

by Osamu Tsukimori (Reuters) – Clumps of oil have washed up on the shores of southern Japan and there are fears they may be leaking from an Iranian crude tanker...

February 2, 2018
Total Views: 3

Thursday, February 1, 2018
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Maritime News

Chinese Salvage Team Trying to Remove Bunker Fuel from Sunken Sanchi Oil Tanker

BEIJING, Feb 1 (Reuters) – Chinese salvage crews are still trying to remove 1,900 tonnes of bunker fuel, the heavy oil used in ship engines, from a sunken Iranian oil...

February 1, 2018
Total Views: 7

Sunday, January 28, 2018
A rescue ship works to extinguish the fire on the burning Iranian oil tanker Sanchi in the East China Sea
Fire Incidents

Bodies Of Three Sanchi Crew Members Identified

(Reuters) – The bodies of three of the crew of the Sanchi, the tanker involved in the worst oil ship disaster in decades off the coast of China, have been...

January 28, 2018
Total Views: 20

Friday, January 26, 2018
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Authorities Trying to Determine How Sanchi’s Spill Could Spread

Jan 26 (Reuters) – The worst tanker oil spill in decades is unfolding across hundreds of miles of the East China Sea after an Iranian oil tanker carrying more than...

January 26, 2018
Total Views: 17

Thursday, January 25, 2018
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Maritime News

China Agrees to Joint Tanker Collision Probe with Panama, Iran, Hong Kong

BEIJING, Jan 25 (Reuters) – The maritime authorities of China, Panama, Iran and Hong Kong on Thursday signed an agreement to jointly investigate a collision in the East China Sea...

January 25, 2018
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
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Officials Open Sanchi Tanker’s Black Box

BEIRUT, Jan 24 (Reuters) – The black boxes for the tanker Sanchi and the freighter CF Crystal, the two vessels that collided in the worst oil ship disaster in decades,...

January 24, 2018
Total Views: 2

Friday, January 19, 2018
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Maritime News

China Says Sunken Iranian Tanker May Be Leaking Heavy Oil

China’s Ministry of Transportation announced on January 17 that the wreck of Sanchi has been located at a depth of 115 meters (377 ft).   By Chen Aizhu and Muyu...

January 19, 2018
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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Maritime News

Sanchi Tanker Wreck Produces Two Oil Slicks in East China Sea

BEIJING, Jan 17 (Reuters) – An Iranian oil tanker that sank in the East China Sea has left two oil slicks covering a combined 109 square km (42 square miles),...

January 17, 2018
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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Japan Sees Little Chance of Oil Slick from Sunk Tanker Reaching its Coast

By Yuka Obayashi TOKYO, Jan 16 (Reuters) – Japan sees little chance of the oil spill from a stricken Iranian tanker that sank on Sunday in the East China Sea...

January 16, 2018
Total Views: 4

Monday, January 15, 2018
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Maritime News

Stricken Tanker Leaves Large Oil Slick in East China Sea

By Yuka Obayashi and Josephine Mason TOKYO/BEIJING, Jan 15 (Reuters) – A stricken Iranian tanker that sank in the East China Sea on Sunday in the worst oil ship disaster...

January 15, 2018
Total Views: 6

Sunday, January 14, 2018
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Interesting

Iranian Oil Tanker ‘Sanchi’ Sinks in East China Sea

BEIJING, Jan 14 (Reuters) – An Iranian oil tanker has sunk after burning for more than a week following a collision on Jan. 6 in the East China Sea, Chinese...

January 14, 2018
Total Views: 27

Friday, January 12, 2018
Maritime News

Stricken Iranian Oil tanker Drifts Into Japan’s Economic Zone as Fire Rages On

By Yuka Obayashi TOKYO, Jan 12 (Reuters) – A stricken Iranian oil tanker continued exploding on Friday, hampering rescue efforts, Chinese state media reported, as Japan’s Coast Guard said the ship...

January 12, 2018
Total Views: 14

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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Maritime News

China Oil Spill Compensation Claims Face Iran Payment Snags

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Jan 10 (Reuters) – The reluctance of foreign banks to deal with Iran could complicate any compensation payments resulting from the collision last week of an...

January 10, 2018
Total Views: 4

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Explosion on Burning Tanker Sanchi Forces Rescue Crews to Retreat

By Josephine Mason and Yuna Park BEIJING/SEOUL, Jan 10 (Reuters) – Rescue crews were forced to retreat from a stricken Iranian oil tanker in the East China Sea on Wednesday...

January 10, 2018
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Maritime News

Sanchi Tanker Burns for Third Day in East China Sea

By Josephine Mason and Yuna Park BEIJING/SEOUL, Jan 9 (Reuters) – Strong winds, high waves and toxic gases are hindering dozens of rescue boats struggling to locate missing sailors from a...

January 9, 2018
Total Views: 6

Monday, January 8, 2018
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Interesting

Video Shows Inferno on Tanker MT Sanchi Shortly After Collision Off China

Photos and video taken in the aftermath of a collision involving two commercial vessels in the East China Sea on Saturday night show the extent of the maritime disaster still unfolding. ...

January 8, 2018
Total Views: 49