Tag: Oil Tanker


15 crew members of an oil tanker test positive for COVID-19, 2 hospitalized

June 30, 2020

Via: Offshore Energy

The information was confirmed to Offshore Energy-Green Marine by a spokesperson for the Antwerp Port Authority where Minerva Oceania is moored. As disclosed, the COVID-19 affected crew members are isolated in their cabins, and they are being closely monitored and […]

Impact & Regulations, Shipping

US Sanctions Four More Vessels for Venezuela Ties

September 25, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

Namely, the U.S. Treasury said that the latest measures include Cyprus-headquartered Caroil Transport Marine, and the three vessels that the company operates, as well as the Panama-based Trocana World Inc., Tovase Development Corp and Bluelane Overseas SA, the registered owner […]

Impact & Regulations, Shipping

Tanker Owner, Operator to Pay USD 3 Mn for Air Pollution

August 28, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

Namely, Ionian Shipping & Trading Corp, Lily Shipping Ltd, as well as Stamatios Alekidis, Athanasios Pittas and Rey Espulgar used fuel that exceeded the maximum allowable sulfur concentration in the U.S. Caribbean Emission Control Area and attempted to deceive U.S. […]

Impact & Regulations

US Issues Warrant to Seize Iranian Tanker Grace 1

August 19, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

The tanker was seized by the Gibraltar law enforcement agencies on July 4 for transporting 2.1m barrels of Iranian crude oil to Baniyas Oil Refinery in Syria. The detention was subsequently confirmed and extended by the Chief Justice of the […]


China Unveils World’s 1st Smart Oil Tanker

June 26, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

The 308,000 dwt vessel was named and delivered to its owner, China Merchants Energy Shipping (CMES), in a ceremony at the shipyard on June 22. Featuring a length of 333 meters and a width of 60 meters, the new tanker’s […]