Search results for: Gulf of Oman

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  • 15 April 2020
    Infrastructure, Regulation & policy, Safety, Vessels

    A Hong Kong-flagged vessel was boarded by unidentified armed men in the Gulf of Oman.

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Recent attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman raised concerns over the security of transit in the area.

  • 24 May 2012

      According to Reuters, the Maersk Texas, a U.S.-flagged cargo ship was attacked by Pirates in the Gulf of Oman on Wednesday. The onboard guards managed to fend off the attack, Maersk Line Ltd, a unit of Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk, said. A 19,592 deadweight tonnes (dwt) vessel which is 148 metres […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Insurers of damaged Front Altair and Kokuka Courageous hire Boskalis to salvage the vessels and their cargo.

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Crude oil tanker freight rates from the Arabian Gulf to China doubled on the back of the recent tanker attacks.

  • 13 June 2019

    An offshore platform, operated by Pars Oil and Gas Compan (POGC), caught fire in the Persian Gulf offshore Iran on Wednesday.

  • 17 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Damaged Front Altair was towed out of the Iranian waters. The ship is anchored off the coast of Fujairah, UAE.

  • 20 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Secretary of State said that intelligence officials have “lots of evidence” to support this claim.

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Front Altair damage will be further inspected and the vessel will ultimately be moved to a shipyard for repair.

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The two tankers were damaged in a suspected attack near the Strait of Hormuz on June 13.

  • 13 July 2018
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    MAN Energy Solutions has won the order from Oman LN) to equip a new power plant with nine MAN 51/60 gas engines.

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    A product tanker was approached and fired upon while underway around 103 nautical miles East of Muscat, Oman on Thursday, June 1. The tanker in question was identified as MT NAVIG8 Providence by EU NAVFOR, which confirmed the attack. According to a report from ICC’s IMB Reporting Centre, the tanker was approached by six persons armed with […]

  • 14 July 2007

    THIRTEEN crew are missing in the Gulf of Oman after a South Korean ship sank off Iran’s southern coast, Iran’s state-run television said today. The South Korean-registered Orchid Sun had 23 crew members on board before it went down about 110 nautical miles south-east of the Iranian port city of Chahbahar, it said, adding that […]

  • 14 June 2019

    Around a fifth of the oil consumed globally passes through the nearby Strait of Hormuz.

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seven Indian seafarers from the dhow FRTK-1 have been rescued by the crew of the 158,030 dwt Suezmax tanker Desh Shanti when their vessel ran into trouble in inclement weather in the Gulf of Oman. On February 3, the tanker, owned by the Shipping Corporation of India Ltd (SCI), received a distress call from the dhow requesting immediate assistance […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Bargaining Forum designated the waterways as Temporary Extended Risk Zone following recent attacks.

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Fire-stricken Maersk Honam, which is being towed to an anchor at Jebel Ali, has reached the Gulf of Oman.

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dubai-based shipping company Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC (GulfNav) is planning to add new tonnage to its fleet of product and chemical tankers and reinforce its shipping services business. The fleet growth plan was announced by the company at today’s press conference, with GulfNav setting sights on new projects and activities in offshore support services, increasing […]

  • 5 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hapag-Lloyd is to implement a vessel risk surcharge (VRS) following recent maritime incidents.

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Reports suggested that the tanker Front Altair, that was reportedly torpedoed earlier today, sank.

  • 8 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    A classroom of NAUTIS Desktop Trainers and a NAUTIS Instructor Station was purchased by the International Maritime College Oman (IMCO). The simulators allow the IMCO to add certified ECDIS Model course 1.27 training to its curriculum. The classroom was delivered and installed by VSTEP engineers at the IMCO premises in Sohar, Oman. IMCO purchased twelve […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Utilization of oceans due to their privileges in the areas of maritime transportation, marine food resources, mineral resources and security of the coastal states is of paramount importance. In view of the fact that Iran enjoys more than 2700 km of coastline in Persian Gulf and Caspian Sea, existence of a national body tasked with […]