Video: Overview of China's efforts to salvage Iranian oil tanker Sanchi

Video: Overview of China's efforts to salvage Iranian oil tanker Sanchi

The Iranian oil tanker Sanchi was carrying nearly 140,000 metric tons of condensate – a highly flammable form of ultralight crude oil – when it sank around 300 nautical miles off the coast of the eastern …
Jan 22, 2018 /  Accidents
Update: Explosion on Iranian oil tanker Sanchi forces rescue team to retreat

Update: Explosion on Iranian oil tanker Sanchi forces rescue team to retreat

Rescue crews were forced to retreat from a stricken Iranian oil tanker in the East China Sea on Wednesday following an explosion on the ship as a fire raged for a fourth day after a dramatic collision. The blast …
Jan 11, 2018 /  Accidents
Iran, Oman launch Khorramshahr-Sohar shipping route

Iran, Oman launch Khorramshahr-Sohar shipping route

A new shipping route between Iran and Oman was launched on December 30. The Khorramshahr-Sohar shipping route was launched in the presence of a Board member and deputy of Iranian Ports and Maritime organization for …
Jan 2, 2018 /  Curious
Top Iran oil tanker firm NITC says shipments to Europe increasing

Top Iran oil tanker firm NITC says shipments to Europe increasing

NITC, Iran's leading oil tanker operator, said on Monday its shipments to Europe were increasing daily and the company plans to upgrade its fleet to support expansion. International sanctions on Iran were lifted in …
Jul 11, 2017 /  Finance
New Maersk Service to Bushehr, Iran with first sailing on 4 January 2017

New Maersk Service to Bushehr, Iran with first sailing on 4 January 2017

Maersk Line announced earlier today that the shipping company is expanding its presence in Iran with the addition of the port of Bushehr to its services. This means that Maersk Line customers now benefit from …
Jan 9, 2017 /  Vessels
DSME Enters Shipbuilding Deal with Iran

DSME Enters Shipbuilding Deal with Iran

On 27th December 2016, Industrial Development and Renovation Organization of Iran (IDRO) and Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering co., Ltd. (DSME) agreed on mutual cooperation for developing shipbuilding Industry …
Jan 1, 2017 /  Curious
Iran, Poland to establish joint shipping line

Iran, Poland to establish joint shipping line

Iran and Poland held negotiations in Tehran over launching a joint shipping line for transport of crude oil, petrochemical products as well as liquefied gas. A fresh round of talks was conducted in Tehran between …
Nov 21, 2016 /  Vessels
FESCO launches intermodal transportation of imports from Iran as a direct Trans-Caspian service

FESCO launches intermodal transportation of imports from Iran as a direct Trans-Caspian service

FESCO Transportation Group and the Maritime Port of Olya jointly launched Trans-Caspian transportation of imports from Iran, FESCO says in a press release. Cargoes are transported within FESCO Russia Iran …
Nov 15, 2016 /  Vessels
Iranian oil tanker sinks, all 12 on board rescued

Iranian oil tanker sinks, all 12 on board rescued

Iranian Offshore Oil Company (IOOC) has released details on the sinking of the Iran-owned ‘Masrour’ oil tanker on Wednesday last week in the Persian Gulf. According to Iranian Offshore Oil Company (IOOC), …
Nov 7, 2016 /  Accidents
Germans to expand Iran’s Shahid Rajaee Port

Germans to expand Iran’s Shahid Rajaee Port

Iran’s Deputy roads minister has reported on the signing of a contract with a German firm for development of Shahid Rajaee Port with a 104-million-euro investment. "A tender had been invited for a project to …
Nov 4, 2016 /  Curious