Oil tanker

Egypt to raise Suez Canal transit fees for ships in 2023

Egypt has said that it will increase transit fees for vessels, including oil-laden tankers, passing through Suez Canal, one of the world's most crucial waterways.

The Suez Canal Authority said in a statement on Sept. 17 that it will add 15 percent to the fees for tankers carrying oil and petroleum products, and 10 percent for dry bulk carriers and cruise ships.

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.