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One dead, two missing after oil tanker blaze off Hong Kong

Fpo - One man was killed and two others declared missing after an oil tanker caught fire while it was being refuelled off Hong Kong on Tuesday, sending a huge cloud of dark smoke billowing into the air.

One dead in oil tanker blaze off Hong Kong

Fpo - At least one person has died after an oil tanker caught fire off Hong Kong on Tuesday, police said, sending a huge cloud of dark smoke billowing into the air.

Tanker missing in Gulf of Guinea found

Tbili - A tanker with 19 Georgian and Russian sailors that went missing for over a week in the Gulf of Guinea has been found off the coast of Congo, Tbilisi said on Friday, although the reason for its disappearance remained unclear.

Erdogan family acquired tanker through offshore deal: European media

Brussels - The family of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are owners of a 26.5-million-euro ($29.64-million) oil tanker, which was acquired under a secretive offshore arrangement, a consortium of European news outlets reported Friday.

Sea bird oil identified

The mystery oil like substances that has stricken thousands of sea birds has been identified. However, the tanker which deposited the oil has yet to be identified.

Erika Oil Disaster — France's top court upholds Total conviction

France's highest appeal court, the Court of Cassation, on Tuesday upheld energy giant Total’s conviction for negligence arising from the 1999 shipwreck of the oil-tanker Erika.

Fiery crash leaves 36 dead in Northern China

Yanan - A double-decker sleeper bus plowed into the back of a methanol tanker truck, bursting into flames and killing 36 people in the Shaanxi Province of Yan'an in northern China

Video: inferno when tanker catches alight in California crash

Glendale - Late on Saturday night in Glendale, California a car crashed into a gas tanker. The accident caused a fiery inferno which took 150 firefighters to extinguish.

Pirates attack tanker off West Africa coast, 23 sailors kidnapped

Cotonou - Armed pirates raided an idling tanker on Wednesday as it was attempting to transfer its crude oil cargo, about 62 nautical miles from the Benin capital of Cotonou, and hijacked 23 sailors in waters seeing a marked increase in piracy.

Woman survives being shunted 60mph along highway by tanker

Veterinarian Rona Williams was on her way to work when a tanker truck clipped her Renault Clio, trapping the car under the truck's bumper as it traveled down the highway at 60mph.

Tanker released by Somali pirates

A chemical tanker and its 28 North Korean crew member have been freed by Somali pirates. The tanker was hijacked in November north of the Seychelles.

Tanker Explodes into Ball of Fire on the I-465 near Indianapolis

The Indianapolis highways I-465 and I-69 have been closed in both directions after a tanker exploded on a ramp on the city's north side. Flames and heavy smoke are reported at the scene.

Pirates attack Japanese tanker, Spanish boat in Gulf of Aden

On Monday a Japanese oil tanker was attacked by pirates in the Gulf of Aden. As a result hundreds og gallons of fuel was emptied into the sea.

Oil Tanker Aground Off Long Island

A tanker carrying home heating oil ran aground in an inlet on the Atlantic coast of western Long Island early yesterday.

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A Chinese worker is lifted from a helicopter near the Sheng Chang oil tanker after it ran aground at...
A Chinese worker is lifted from a helicopter near the Sheng Chang oil tanker after it ran aground at Kaohsiung harbor as Typhoon Matmo hit on July 23, 2014

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