Oil Tankers
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

World  /  Published 23.06.19

US cyber attack on Iran

The United States Cyber Command on Thursday conducted online attacks against an Iranian intelligence group that American officials believe helped plan the attacks against oil tankers in recent weeks, ...
By Julian E. Barnes and Thomas Gibbons-Neff/New York Times News Service in Washington

World  /  Published 19.08.19

Iran tanker leaves Gibraltar

An Iranian oil tanker held for six weeks after being impounded left Gibraltar on Sunday, after the authorities in the British territory rejected a request from American officials to turn the vessel ov...
By Megan Specia/ New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 31.07.19

Seized tanker owners seek India’s help

The owners of the Stena Impero, the British-flagged oil tanker seized by the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, have told The Telegraph “there is definitely a role to play for the Indian government” in...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 11.10.19

Iran oil tanker hit by missiles, says report

Explosions rocked an Iranian oil tanker in the Red Sea early Friday, in what the state news media described as a missile attack, raising fears about increasing tensions in an already volatile and econ...
By Michael Wolgelenter and Daniel Victor/ NYTNS in New York

World  /  Published 12.11.18

Iran to protect oil tankers

Iran’s armed forces will protect Iranian oil tankers against any threats, an Iranian military official said on Monday after the US called the ships a “floating liability” and warned ports operat...
By Reuters in Dubai


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