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 ...