Oil tanker

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.

Russian intelligence spots 12,000 Turkish oil tankers doing biz with ISIS

Russian intelligence found up to 12,000 tankers and trucks on the Turkish-Iraqi border,  reports the General Staff of Russia’s armed forces has reported. Russian Lieutenant-General Sergey Rudskoy told journalists on Friday that the aerial imagery was made in the vicinity of Zakho, a city in Iraqi Kurdistan. There were 11,775 tankers and trucks on both sides of the Turkish-Iraqi border.

Greek tanker missing in Gulf of Guinea amid piracy fears

The fate of a Greek oil tanker that disappeared in the Gulf of Guinea last week remained unclear on Monday as the firm that owns the vessel said it had lost contact with it amid fears of an attack by pirates.

The Liberia-flagged MT Fair Artemis last communicated with its managing firm Fairdeal Group last Wednesday while off the coast of Ghana, West Africa, according to reports.

US SEALs Seize Renegade Libya Oil Tanker

A team of US Navy SEALs took control of an oil tanker seized earlier March by three armed Libyans, the Pentagon announced Monday morning.

No one was hurt in the raid, which took place late Sunday in international waters off Cyprus. The ship and its illicit cargo of Libyan oil will be sailed back to Libya under the control of the US Navy, the ABC news informs.