Oil Tankers
World  /  Published 03.04.22

No buyer for Russian oil

A tanker loaded with one million barrels of Russian oil set sail from Murmansk this month, headed for Philadelphia. Then, in the middle of the Atlantic, it did an abrupt U-turn. The ship, Beijing Spi...
By Hiroko Tabuchi, Blacki Migliozzi

West Bengal  /  Published 07.08.21

Bengal: Tanker strike stops

 The strike by fuel tankers was withdrawn on Saturday afternoon as the Indian Oil Corp put on hold the new transportation rates amid a crisis at hundreds of filling stations in south Bengal, thei...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

World  /  Published 04.08.21

Iran-backed forces ‘seize tanker'

Iranian-backed forces are believed to have seized an oil tanker in the Gulf off the coast of the UAE, three maritime security sources said, after Britain’s maritime trade agency reported a &ldqu...
By Reuters in Dubai

West Bengal  /  Published 25.04.21

Petrol tanker accident on Asian Highway 48

People with containers line up to collect petrol from a tanker that went off the Asian Highway 48 and fell on the side on the outskirts of Dhupguri police station of Jalpaiguri district on Saturday. ...
By The Telegraph in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.21

North Bengal petrol dealers threaten strike

A few tankers started ferrying petro fuels from the IOCL terminal of New Jalpaiguri from Tuesday night, their numbers increasing on Wednesday as talks between the oil company and tanker owners and dri...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


Jharkhand  /  Published 09.07.20

Cattle trafficked in oil tanker

Lohardaga police found 24 cattle being trafficked in an “oil tanker” at Kerwari under Kudu police station in Lohardaga district, around 75km west of Jharkhand capital Ranchi, along NH-75 o...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 04.08.19

Iran seizes Iraqi oil ship, 7 held

Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized an Iraqi oil tanker in the Persian Gulf which they said was smuggling fuel and detained seven crewmen, Iran’s state media reported on Sunday, in a show of power a...
By Vivian Yee, Yonette Joseph and Iliana Magra/New York Times News Service in Beirut

India  /  Published 21.07.19

Kerala sailor on ship seized by Iran

At least one sailor from Kerala is confirmed to be on the Stena Impero, the British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran on Friday with 18 Indian crew members on board.Kochi police’s special branch tol...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

World  /  Published 15.06.19

Jeremy Corbyn challenges US on Iran

The Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, has challenged President Donald Trump’s assertion that Iran was behind the recent attacks on two Norwegian and Japanese tankers in the Gulf of Oman.Corbyn, who spok...
By Amit Roy in London

North East  /  Published 26.03.20

Union seeks passes for truckers

The Assam Petroleum Mazdoor Union (APMU) on Thursday urged state government to provide passes for oil tanker drivers and handymen during the 21-day lockdown.The union alleged that the drivers and hand...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh


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