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Petroleum tanker drivers begin strike in Lagos

Tanker drivers suspend planned strike

  The Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) has ordered its members, comprising truck and tanker drivers to resume operations. This was after the...

NUPENG, NNPC meeting to avert strike, fuel scarcity

Petrol scarcity looms as tanker drivers begin nationwide strike 

  The Nigeria Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) on Monday ordered all its members to withdraw trucks especially petrol tankers nationwide, today...

EU vessel intercepts UAE product tanker on arms smuggling suspicion

EU vessel intercepts UAE product tanker on arms smuggling suspicion

  A European Union naval vessel on Thursday stopped a ship that was carrying jet fuel from the United Arab Emirates to Libya on suspicion it was violating a United...

Somali pirates launch first successful hijacking tanker in 3 years 

‘Tanker not hijacked by pirates off Somali coast’ 

  The Panama-flagged chemical/oil tanker Aegean II was not hijacked off the Horn of Africa earlier this month, EU NAVFOR said, citing Somali Bossaso port authority....

14 missing as cargo ship collides with tanker off Shanghai

14 missing as cargo ship collides with tanker off Shanghai

  An oil tanker carrying 3,000 tonnes of gasoline collided with a cargo ship near Shanghai on Thursday, leaving 14 people missing, state media reported. State...

Iranian forces board tanker in Gulf of Oman

Iranian forces board tanker in Gulf of Oman 

  Iranian naval forces have boarded an oil and chemical tanker in the Gulf of Oman. The vessel has been identified as the Liberian-flagged, 8,100 dwt MT Wila....

Iranian forces board tanker in Gulf of Oman

Iranian forces board tanker in Gulf of Oman

  Iranian naval forces have boarded an oil and chemical tanker in the Gulf of Oman. The vessel has been identified as the Liberian-flagged, 8,100 dwt MT Wila....

10 seafarers kidnapped from product tanker off Nigeria

10 seafarers kidnapped from product tanker off Nigeria

  Ten seafarers are reported to have been kidnapped by pirates from the product tanker Vemahope off Nigeria. An unknown number of pirates in speedboat are reported...

Asia records 57 piracy incidents in eight months 

10 seafarers kidnapped from tanker off Cotonou

  No fewer than 10 crew members have been kidnapped from a crude oil tanker off Cotonou, Benin, according to Dryad Global. The incident occurred some 76 nautical...

PHOTOS: Ikorodu Road on lockdown as tanker falls at Onipanu 

  There was heavy traffic on the ever-busy Ikorodu Road, Lagos when a fully loaded-tanker with petrol fell on its side at the Onipanu Bus Stop in the early hours of...

Tanker collides with fishing vessel; 1 dead, 2 missing

Tanker collides with fishing vessel; 1 dead, 2 missing

  Odfjell’s 600-foot chemical tanker Bow Fortune collided with a fishing vessel on Tuesday, December 14, in Galveston, Texas. The 81-foot fishing vessel Pappy’s...

Alpha Adriatic sells detained tanker

Alpha Adriatic sells detained tanker

  Croatian shipping company Alpha Adriatic, previously known as Uljanik Plovidba, has reached an agreement with an international banking syndicate to sell a...