EghtesadOnline: Clumps of oil have washed up on the shores of southern Japan and there are fears they may be leaking from an Iranian crude tanker that sank in the world’s worst such disaster in decades, the Japanese Coastguard said on Friday.
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: 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, which caused the worst oil ship disaster in decades, according to China’s Ministry of Transport.
EghtesadOnline: The black boxes for the tanker Sanchi and the freighter CF Crystal, the two vessels that collided in the worst oil ship disaster in decades, have been opened, ISNA reported on Wednesday.
EghtesadOnline: The spill from a sunken Iranian tanker off China’s east coast has more than trebled in size, just over a week after the ship sank in a ball of flames.
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: 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.