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New Diamond oil tanker patched and ready to be towed: Navy

Large tanker. Men in smaller craft. Hazmat suit.

PortandTerminal.com, September 15, 2020 The Indian Navy is reporting that all leaks on the hull of the fire-stricken VLCC New Diamond, currently situated off Sri Lanka have been sealed. The tanker suffered a boiler explosion and a subsequent severe fire on September 3 that raged on and off for a number of days. One seafarer died in the accident. This latest announcement …

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Oil tanker on fire. Latest video and photos

Fire on oil tanker.

PortandTerminal.com, September 4, 2020 One dead as firefighters battle blaze aboard loaded oil tanker off the coast of Sri Lanka The MT New Diamond, a VLCC (Very Large Crude Carrier) oil tanker carrying the equivalent of 2 million barrels of crude oil, is on fire and burning off the coast of Sri Lanka. The tanker was en route to India …

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BREAKING: Tehran threatens to seize British oil tanker if Iranian ship not released

PortandTerminal.com, July 5, 2019 An Iranian official has said a British oil tanker should be seized if a detained Iranian ship is not released. TEHRAN – A senior commander in Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps today threatened to seize a British tanker if the UK doesn’t release the Iranian ship detained in Gibraltar on suspicion of carrying crude oil to Syria …

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