tanker attacks


Friday, July 30, 2021
mercer street
Shipping

Two Crew Killed in Attack on Israeli-Managed Tanker off Oman

Update: Zodiac Maritime confirms the MT Mercer Street is “sailing under control of her crew and under her own power at 14 knots to a safe location with a

July 30, 2021
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Monday, January 11, 2021
tanker
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U.S. Labels Houthis Terrorists After Attacks on Oil Tankers

By Paul Wallace, Verity Ratcliffe and Mohammed Hatem (Bloomberg) — The U.S. has classified Yemen’s Houthis as a foreign terrorist organization

January 11, 2021
Total Views: 1589

Friday, January 8, 2021
Shipping

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Unveil Underground Missile Base in Gulf

DUBAI, Jan 8 (Reuters) – Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards unveiled an underground missile base at an undisclosed Gulf location on Friday, Iranian

January 8, 2021
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Thursday, December 31, 2020
Shipping

Explosive Found on Dynacom Tanker Off Iraq

By Verity Ratcliffe, Khalid Al-Ansary and Alex Longley (Bloomberg) — An oil tanker off the coast of Iraq discovered an explosive object attached to

December 31, 2020
Total Views: 3906

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Accidents

Qatar Condemns Tanker Attack in Saudi Arabia

By Simone Foxman (Bloomberg) — Qatar, the world’s biggest liquefied natural gas exporter, condemned the attack on an oil tanker off the coast of

December 15, 2020
Total Views: 4410

Monday, December 14, 2020
Accidents

Hafnia Confirms Tanker BW Rhine Hit by Explosion in Saudi Arabia

SINGAPORE, Dec 14 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia said on Monday that a fuel transport ship anchored at a Jeddah terminal was hit by an explosive-laden boat in

December 14, 2020
Total Views: 5362

Accidents

Fuel Tanker Hit by Blast at Saudi Port as Red Sea Attacks Mount

By Paul Wallace, Sharon Cho, Verity Ratcliffe and Nourhan Samra (Bloomberg) — A ship was hit by an explosion at the Saudi Arabian port of Jeddah, as

December 14, 2020
Total Views: 4515

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Accidents

Oil Tanker Hit by Blast at Saudi Terminal in Red Sea

The ship’s manager confirms the Maltese-flagged MT Agrari was hit by an unknown source about one meter above the waterline, causing a breach. The vessel is

November 25, 2020
Total Views: 9608

Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Maritime News

Tanker Boarded But Later Released in Gulf of Oman

DUBAI, April 14 (Reuters) – Armed men boarded a vessel at anchor in the Gulf of Oman on Tuesday but the ship was later released, the United Kingdom

April 14, 2020
Total Views: 95

Monday, February 3, 2020
Maritime News

Japanese Warship Departs for Gulf of Oman to Patrol Oil Lifeline

By Tim Kelly – YOKOSUKA, Feb 2 (Reuters) – A Japanese destroyer left for the Gulf of Oman on Sunday amid simmering Middle East tension to guard sea

February 3, 2020
Total Views: 62

Thursday, November 7, 2019
Maritime News

UK Lowers Security Level for its Ships in Strait of Hormuz

LONDON, Nov 7 (Reuters) – Britain lowered its security risk level for UK-flagged ships traveling through the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday, more than a

November 7, 2019
Total Views: 27

Sunday, October 13, 2019
Maritime News

Targeted Iranian Tanker Plugged as it Heads for Gulf, Iran Says

DUBAI, Oct 12 (Reuters) – Leakage of cargo from an Iranian-owned oil tanker apparently hit by missiles in Red Sea waters off Saudi Arabia has been

October 13, 2019
Total Views: 21

The Iranian-owned Sabiti oil tanker is seen sailing in the Red Sea
Incidents

Iran Decries ‘cowardly attack’ On Oil Tanker Sabiti

by Aziz El Yaakoubi (Reute3rs) An Iranian government spokesman on Saturday described as a “cowardly attack” an incident that Iranian media have called the

October 13, 2019
Total Views: 143

Friday, October 11, 2019
The Iranian-owned Sabiti oil tanker is seen sailing in the Red Sea
Maritime News

Iranian Tanker Reportedly Hit by Missiles Off Saudi Coast, Iran Media Reports

By Parisa Hafezi and Sylvia Westall DUBAI, Oct 11 (Reuters) – An Iranian-owned oil tanker was struck, probably by missiles, in the Red Sea off Saudi

October 11, 2019
Total Views: 10

Thursday, August 8, 2019
Ship Radar ECDIS Console
Maritime News

U.S. Warns of GPS ‘Spoofing’ in Persian Gulf

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) –The U.S. military is warning that Iranian naval forces may increase “aggressive actions” against American and allied

August 8, 2019
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Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz
Maritime News

U.S. Tells Commercial Vessels to Send Gulf Transit Plans in Advance

By Sylvia Westall DUBAI, Aug 8 (Reuters) – The U.S. maritime agency has told U.S.-flagged commercial vessels they should send transit plans in advance to

August 8, 2019
Total Views: 7

Monday, August 5, 2019
tanker at sea
Maritime News

UK to Join US-led Maritime Security Mission in Gulf

LONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Britain said on Monday it was joining a U.S.-led maritime security mission in the Gulf to protect merchant vessels traveling

August 5, 2019
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Sunday, August 4, 2019
A boat of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard sails next to Stena Impero at Bandar Abbas port
Maritime News

Iran Seizes Foreign Tanker Smuggling Fuel in Gulf, Sate Media Reports

By Parisa Hafezi and Maher Chmaytelli DUBAI, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf which they said

August 4, 2019
Total Views: 13

Thursday, August 1, 2019
oil tanker
Maritime News

Shell Not Taking British-Flagged Tankers Through Hormuz

LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell is not taking any British-flagged tankers through the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions with Iran in

August 1, 2019
Total Views: 19

Stena Impero, a British-flagged vessel owned by Stena Bulk, is seen at Bandar Abbas port
Maritime News

Britain Rules Out Tanker Swap with Iran

BANGKOK, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Britain on Thursday ruled out exchanging an Iranian tanker detained by Gibraltar for a British-flagged tanker seized by Iran

August 1, 2019
Total Views: 16