Oil Tanker

SCA succeeds in floating oil tanker ‘Affinity’ after running aground in Suez Canal Wednesday

Wed, 31 Aug 2022 - 11:06 GMT

A large oil tanker coming from Portugal run aground in the Suez Canal at 7 pm on Wednesday, and was released into its navigational course five hours later.

Egypt enters Guinness Book of Records with largest oil tank in world

Wed, 07 Jul 2021 - 11:46 GMT

According to Egyptian Petroleum, this is the first and largest method of its kind with regard to the construction of storage warehouses in the world, with a warehouse capacity of 175,000 cubic meters, equivalent to more than one million barrels of crude oil, and a warehouse with a diameter of 115 meters and a weight of more than 3000 tons.

Oil tankers from northwest Europe bound for Southeast Asia, Far East offered 48% discount on crossing Suez Canal

Mon, 21 Dec 2020 - 10:40 GMT

A 48 percent discount on the transit fee of giant crude oil tankers was announced by the Suez Canal Authority Monday.

Egypt condemns attack against oil tanker in Jeddah

Mon, 14 Dec 2020 - 10:01 GMT

Egypt voiced its total rejection of any sabotage terrorist acts targeting the territorial waters in Saudi Arabia.

Iran summons British ambassador in Tehran over ‘illegal seizure’ of oil tanker

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 - 04:37 GMT

British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that could escalate confrontation between the West and Iran, Al Arabiya reported.

Oil tanker 'at risk of exploding' after colliding with freighter off China coast

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 - 03:51 GMT

An oil tanker that caught fire after colliding with a freighter off China's east coast is at risk of exploding, Chinese state media reported Monday.