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Tuesday 29 December 2009
"No direct contact" has been made with a UK-flagged tanker attacked by Somali pirates since it was seized, the ship's managers said today.
Wednesday 18 November 2009
The captain of a Virgin-Islands owned chemical tanker hijacked earlier this week has died from gunshot wounds sustained when the ship was attacked, a Somali pirate said today.
Tuesday 10 November 2009
Somali pirates yesterday attacked an oil tanker and fired automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades farther out at sea than any previous assault, suggesting that pirate capabilities are growing as they increase activity off East Africa.
Tuesday 13 October 2009
A chunk of one of the country's busiest motorways will be closed until noon today after a diesel and bitumen spillage, police said.
Saturday 10 October 2009
As many as 70 people were feared dead after a fuel tanker and six commuter buses crashed in the southern Nigerian state of Anambra last night, Nigerian newspapers said yesterday.
Saturday 26 September 2009
Thursday 17 September 2009
Since Trafigura was founded 16 years ago, it has shot to a position of power in the murky world of trans-global oil trading where vast sums are made by cutting deals to buy and sell large quantities of "black gold" and shipping it around the globe in a fleet of chartered tankers.
Thursday 10 September 2009
Crashing a tiny yacht into a massive bulk carrier would seem to be more than just a setback to most people, but not to an Australian teenager seeking to become the youngest woman to sail solo around the world.
Saturday 05 September 2009
Friday 04 September 2009
Nato aircraft opened fire on hijacked fuel trucks in Afghanistan before dawn today, killing as many as 90 people in an incident that could trigger a backlash against Western troops.
Tuesday 25 August 2009
So much for the Ashes, then. What about the Dashes? The prospects of the champagne corks popping Oval-style at the London Olympic Stadium in celebration of home track and field medals in 2012 are looking significantly brighter following the most successful World Championships for Great Britain since the golden days of Linford Christie, Colin Jackson and Sally Gunnell in Stuttgart back in 1993. Right from the off, when Jessica Ennis won the first race on the blue Olympiastadion track, the opening heat of the 100m hurdles in the heptathlon, it was a Britannic tale of rising to the global occasion in Berlin.
Saturday 27 June 2009
Two fuel tankers and more than 20 other vehicles crashed in thick fog in County Durham, leaving a scene of "absolute devastation", firefighters said today.
Sunday 21 June 2009
Saturday 13 June 2009
A suicide car bomber hit a fleet of fuel tankers intended for a NATO base in southern Afghanistan, killing eight Afghans and wounding 21, officials said today.
Tuesday 21 April 2009
Somali pirates have released the chemical tanker Stolt Strength and its 23 crew members seized late last year, a maritime group said today.
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