Gibraltar rejects U.S. demand to detain Iranian oil tanker

World Aug 18, 2019

Gibraltar rejects U.S. demand to detain Iranian oil tanker

Gibraltar on Sunday rejected a U.S. demand to seize an Iranian oil tanker at the center of a diplomatic dispute as it prepared to leave the British overseas territory after weeks of detention. Gilbraltar's government said it could not seek a court order to detain ...

Tanker runs aground in Kagoshima; no injuries reported

National Feb 11, 2017

Tanker runs aground in Kagoshima; no injuries reported

A Panamanian-registered tanker ran aground on an island in Kagoshima Prefecture on Saturday but none of the crew were injured, the Japan Coast Guard said. All 18 crew members — 17 Myanmar nationals and a Taiwanese — on the 5,404-ton Sagan were rescued by helicopter ...

South Sudan death toll rises to 193 in fuel tanker blast

World Sep 19, 2015

South Sudan death toll rises to 193 in fuel tanker blast

The death toll rose to 193 in South Sudan's fuel tanker explosion Saturday as the government declared three days of mourning. More patients have succumbed to their injuries, said Patrick Raphael Zamoi, the governor of Western Equatoria state where the explosion happened Wednesday. Hundreds of people ...