EghtesadOnline: The National Iranian Oil Company is awaiting further investigation into the disastrous fate of its oil tanker Sanchi, as it aims to eschew a diplomatic showdown with China over one of the worst maritime incidents in recent history, the NITC chief said on Wednesday.
EghtesadOnline: Bunker fuel may now be leaking from the Iranian oil tanker that sank in the East China Sea last Sunday, China's State Oceanic Administration said, underlining fears for contamination from the world's worst oil ship disaster in decades.
EghtesadOnline: The voyage data recorder of Iranian oil tanker Sanchi will be examined in China in the next few days, a deputy at Iran's Ports and Maritime Organization said, as the country hopes the ship's black box will shed some light on one of the worst maritime incidents in recent history.
EghtesadOnline: 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 state media said on Sunday, adding that large amounts of oil are burning in the surrounding waters.
EghtesadOnline: A Chinese salvage team recovered two bodies on Saturday from a stricken Iranian oil tanker that was still blazing a week after it caught fire and was left adrift following a collision in the East China Sea.
EghtesadOnline: The stricken Iranian oil tanker Sanchi keeps exploding, hampering efforts to extinguish the fire and rescue survivors, state media Xinhua said on Friday, citing the Chinese Ministry of Transport, as the blaze raged and worries grew the ship may break up and sink.
EghtesadOnline: The stricken Iranian oil tanker in the East China Sea could burn for as long as one month, South Korea’s Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries told Reuters on Wednesday, as the blaze raged for a fourth day following a collision with a freight ship.