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Greek oil tanker damaged by naval mine at Saudi Arabia terminal

A Greek crude oil tanker was hit by a sea mine in the Red Sea by Saudi Arabia, maritime security company Ambrey said on Wednesday afternoon. The mine has damaged the Maltese-flagged, Greek-managed MT AGRARI oil tanker off  the Saudi Arabians coast near the border with Yemen. The blast on …

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UK forces storm Greek oil tanker after stowaways turned hostile

All crew members of the Liberia-flagged and Greek-operated tanker “Nave Andromeda” – among them five Greeks – are safe and well, the Greek shipping ministry announced on Monday. British special forces stormed the oil tanker in the English channel on Sunday to wrestle control of the vessel from seven stowaways …

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Pirates kidnap four crew from Greek oil tanker near Tongo

Pirates attacked a Greek oil tanker off the coast of Togo in the early hours of Monday and fled after taking four crew members -among them one Greek- as hostages. The company confirmed the kidnapping on Monday afternoon. Of the kidnapped crew members, two are Filipinos, one is Greek and …

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Libya seizes oil tanker LAMAR suspected of smuggling, arrests Greek crew

Libya’s navy has seized an oil tanker suspected of illegally loading fuel and arrested its Greek crew, a navy spokesman said Thursday. The tanker was intercepted on Wednesday evening off Libya’s western coast, about eight nautical miles from the Abu Kamash oil plant, said spokesman Ayoub Kacem. Abu Kamash is …

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Greek Shipping Company confirms collision with USS JOHN S MCCAIN

Greek shipping company Stealth Maritime Corporation confirmed Monday afternoon the collision of one of its oil tankers, ALNIC MC, with Missile destroyer, US Navy vessel USS JOHN S MCCAIN off the coast of Singapore in the early morning. In a statement uploaded on its website, the company said: Stealth Maritime …

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Malta stops Greek managed Tanker going to Libya

The Maltese government last Wednesday (March 23/11) intervened to stop a Libya-bound Malta flagged vessel laden with fuel ordered by the Gaddafi regime , The Sunday Times has learnt. The MV Breeze, a Greek managed tanker, was contacted and stopped by the Maltese authorities on route to the Libyan port …

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