Oil tanker

European aircraft backed out from taking migrants from seized Turkish oil tanker: Captain

The captain of a Turkish oil tanker hijacked in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya's coast on March 27 has said a European naval aircraft that initially requested the ship to rescue migrants has failed to keep its promise to take the migrants back.

Oil tanker runs aground in Milos, no leak reported

A Greek-flagged oil tanker run aground in shallow waters at the beach of Kanavas, on the island of Milos, on Wednesday morning, while trying to dock at the pier.

FRES, with a crew of 16 Greek nationals onboard, was sailing from Lesvos to Milos carrying 1,000 tons of fuel oil.

So far, no oil leaks have been reported and the vessel does not appear to be taking in water.

Tanker freed after running aground off Aegean islet

An oil tanker that ran aground some 140 meters from the shore of Psara, a small island northwest of Chios in the eastern Aegean, has been freed without incident.

The Eko II and its crew of 17 were sailing from Lesvos to Psara carrying an undisclosed amount of fuel when the small tanket hit a sandbar off the islet's port.