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UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 27, 2019

Iran releases seized UK-flagged tanker

Iran on Friday released a British-flagged oil tanker it had seized in July, while the country’s president, returning from an annual United Nations meeting, said he had been told the …

Satellite images show Iran oil tanker sought by U.S. off Syria

Satellite images appear to show the once-detained Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya-1 near the Syrian port of Tartus, despite U.S. efforts to seize the vessel

Iran says oil on tanker pursued by US sold; buyer unnamed

Iran on Monday announced that the 2.1 million barrels of crude aboard an Iranian oil tanker pursued by the U.S. has been sold to an unnamed buyer as the ship, …

UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019

Royal Navy warship becomes first to escort British tankers through Gulf strait

The British navy has begun escorting vessels traveling through the Strait of Hormuz after Iranian forces seized a British-flagged tanker.

UPDATED: Thu., June 13, 2019

U.S. says Iran removed unexploded mine from oil tanker

The U.S. military on Friday released a video it said showed Iran’s Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of …

UPDATED: Mon., May 13, 2019

Tankers reported damaged off UAE on major oil trade route

Two Saudi oil tankers and a Norwegian-flagged vessel were damaged in what Gulf officials described Monday as a “sabotage” attack off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. While details …

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 14, 2018

Iran oil tanker explodes, sinks off China with no survivors

A burning Iranian oil tanker exploded and sank Sunday after more than a week listing off the coast of China, as an Iranian official acknowledged there was “no hope” of …

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018

Oil tanker burning off China’s coast at risk of exploding

An oil tanker that caught fire after colliding with a freighter off China’s east coast is at risk of exploding and sinking, Chinese state media reported Monday, as authorities from …

UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 7, 2018

Oil tanker burning off China’s coast at risk of exploding

The U.S. Navy has joined the search for 32 crew members missing from an Iranian oil tanker that caught fire after colliding with a bulk freighter off China’s east coast.

UPDATED: Sat., July 1, 2017

Oil tanker collides with cargo ship in Dover Strait off U.K.

An oil tanker and a large cargo ship collided Saturday in the Dover Strait between Britain and France but no casualties or pollution from the accident have been reported so …

UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017

Over 150 dead as overturned fuel truck explodes in Pakistan

Alerted by an announcement over a mosque’s loudspeaker that an overturned tanker truck had sprung a leak, scores of villagers raced to the scene with fuel containers Sunday to gather …