30 hrs, 3 fires onboard in Brazil, UK and India

Barely had the news of the Iranian tanker Sanchi being ablaze for a week, and then sinking after being rocked by an explosion, died down, then reports come in of 3 different incidents of fires onboard vessels within the last 30 hours in Brazil, UK and India.  Continue reading “30 hrs, 3 fires onboard in Brazil, UK and India”

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Iranian oil tanker on fire, 32 missing after collision off China’s coast

A tanker carrying Iranian oil and run by the country’s top oil shipping operator was involved in a collision with a Chinese bulk ship, CF Crystal, leaving it ablaze and spewing cargo into the East China Sea on Sunday. It’s 32 crew members are missing said the Chinese government. Continue reading “Iranian oil tanker on fire, 32 missing after collision off China’s coast”