Oil Tankers Documentary

Bulk Carrier and Tanker Fatal Collision – Investigation Report

On the 18th August 2009 at 20:52LMT the Isle of Man registered bulk carrier “Ostende Max” and the Liberian registered oil tanker “Formosaproduct Brick” collided. The collision occurred in the Precautionary Area adjoining the Traffic Separation Schemes in the Malacca Straits to the south west of Port Dickson, Malaysia within Malaysian territorial waters. This case was extremely unfortunate involving a tragic loss of life. Nine crew members were killed with other crew members injured on the Formosaproduct Brick. Three crew members were injured on board the Ostende Max. Both vessels incurred significant fire and structural damage as a result of the collision.

2013.03.11 - Bulk Carrier and Tanker Fatal Collision  Figure 1

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Iranian Oil Tanker Security Guards Clash With Somali Pirates

Tanker Grounding due to Uncharted Shoal – Investigation Report

On 11 December 2004, at about 1405, the UK registered tanker British Enterprise grounded in the Port of Istanbul, Ahirkapi Anchorage Area. The vessel was aground for 5 days before she was floated off following a lightening operation. There was no damage to the vessel and no pollution.

2013.03.04 - Tanker Grounding due to Uncharted Shoal Figure 1

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Fourth Engineer Gets Life Term for Murder

During late November 2012 the fourth engineer of a shipping company was convicted to life imprisonment on finding him guilty of killing the first engineer over previous enmity in the waters of Lagos, Nigeria, in 2005. The accused, was sentenced to life imprisonment along with an additional seven years of rigorous imprisonment for disposing of the body of the first engineer. Sessions Judge convicted the fourth engineer for murder and destruction of evidence.

2013.01.09 - Fourth Engineer Gets Life Term for Murder

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