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Tuesday, November 6, 2018
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...
Saturday, May 5, 2018
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...
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Friday, February 2, 2018
Thursday, February 1, 2018
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...
Sunday, January 28, 2018
Friday, January 26, 2018
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...
Thursday, January 25, 2018
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...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Friday, January 19, 2018
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...
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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),...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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...
Monday, January 15, 2018
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...
Sunday, January 14, 2018
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...
Friday, January 12, 2018
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...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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...
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...
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
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...
Monday, January 8, 2018
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. ...
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