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Greek police seize tonne of heroin, 14 arrested

Around a tonne of heroin has been discovered in a warehouse near Athens and 14 people, most of them members of tanker crew, have been arrested, Greek port police said.

Greek police seize tonne of heroin, 14 arrested
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Pirates free Indonesia-bound Thai tanker after cargo theft

Pirates have released an Indonesian-bound Thai tanker after stealing its oil cargo, in the latest attack in Southeast Asian waters, the International Maritime Bureau said.

Pirates free Indonesia-bound Thai tanker after cargo theft
Oil tanker listing off Japan after huge explosion
Oil tanker listing off Japan after huge explosion

A 998-tonne oil tanker was listing off the Japanese coast Thursday after a large explosion and subsequent fire that sent towering columns of acrid smoke into the sky.

Oil tanker listing off Japan after huge explosion
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Pirates kidnap three on Singapore tanker off Malaysia

Armed pirates boarded a Singapore-managed oil tanker in the Strait of Malacca, kidnapping three Indonesian crew and stealing some of the vessel's shipment of diesel fuel, the International Maritime Bureau said.

Pirates kidnap three on Singapore tanker off Malaysia
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Tanker explosion trial starts in Mangistau Oblast

A trial of the petrol truck driver involved in the massive flaring of a petrol train has started In Mangistau Oblast.

Tanker explosion trial starts in Mangistau Oblast
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TengizChevroil to resume oil shipments through Baku – Tbilisi – Ceyhan

The consortium has already designated the Aktau tanker to transport crude from Aktau to Baku to be further pumped to the pipeline.

TengizChevroil to resume oil shipments through Baku – Tbilisi – Ceyhan
India, Iran looking to resolve oil tanker dispute
India, Iran looking to resolve oil tanker dispute

New Delhi and Tehran were Saturday working to resolve a dispute over the detention of an Indian oil tanker by Iranian naval guards for allegedly polluting sea waters in the Persian Gulf.

India, Iran looking to resolve oil tanker dispute
US air tankers help fight killer Arizona blaze
US air tankers help fight killer Arizona blaze

The US military on Tuesday ordered four air tankers to join fire-dousing efforts in Arizona, where firefighters were battling a still out-of-control inferno which killed 19 of their comrades.

US air tankers help fight killer Arizona blaze
Iran develops plans for deliberate Gulf oil spill: report
Iran develops plans for deliberate Gulf oil spill: report

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have developed plans to damage an oil tanker in the Gulf to create an environmental disaster, German magazine Spiegel reported on Sunday.

Iran develops plans for deliberate Gulf oil spill: report
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Prestige oil disaster trial starts in Spain

Seamen go on trial Tuesday over the sinking of the Prestige petrol tanker which spilt a devastating oil slick when it sank off Spain in 2002, with hundreds of plaintiffs seeking billions in damages.

Prestige oil disaster trial starts in Spain

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