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2 seafarers die in South Korea tanker fire

2 seafarers die in South Korea tanker fire

A fire aboard a 494-ton oil tanker off the southern coast of South Korea on Wednesday morning has claimed the lives of two seafarers and injured another.  The incident...

Two workers killed in Bangladesh shipbreaking yard tanker fire

Two workers killed in Bangladesh shipbreaking yard tanker fire

A fire broke out in the engine room on board a tanker beached in Chittagong, Bangladesh killing two workers on Monday.  Md Jamil, 23 years old cutter man, and Bipul...

Hong Kong: Oil tanker fire kills one, 23 crew members rescued

Hong Kong: Oil tanker fire kills one, 23 crew members rescued

One person was killed, while 23 were rescued when an oil and chemical tanker caught fire off Hong Kong’s Lamma Island on Tuesday, the police said. The 17,000-tonne...

Lagos Assembly to review traffic law over tanker fire

Lagos Assembly to review traffic law over tanker fire

Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday, called on Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to restrict the movement of articulated vehicles in the state to between 9 pm and early...

Shell Pakistan

Shell to pay $2.4m over tanker fire which killed 200 people in Pakistan

Pakistan on Friday ordered Shell Pakistan to pay at least $2.4 million in compensation after more than 200 people were killed when one of its tankers overturned and...

3 women, 4 children burnt to death in Abuja tanker fire

3 women, 4 children burnt to death in Abuja tanker fire 

Tragedy struck in Abuja, the nation’s capital as three women and four children were burnt to death in a tanker fire on Sunday. The tanker, which was laden with diesel,...

houston ship channel

Houston ship channel temporarily closed after tanker fire

The Houston Ship Channel, which links the busiest U.S. petrochemical port to the Gulf of Mexico, reopened on Monday afternoon after a fire-damaged ship blocking the...

houston ship channel

Houston ship channel temporarily closed after tanker fire

The Houston Ship Channel, which links the busiest U.S. petrochemical port to the Gulf of Mexico, reopened on Monday afternoon after a fire-damaged ship blocking the...

Tanker fire, bunker spill closes Houston ship channel 

A tanker fire caused by a bunker fuel leak closed a 1 mile section of the Houston Ship Channel overnight as crews worked to contain the spill and extinguish the fire....

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