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  1. Petrobras unit to add to oil tanker fleet

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    Thu, 12 Apr 2007

    Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) shipping subsidiary Transpetro, following a favorable court order last month, has signed contracts valued at $866 million for the construction of nine oil tankers.

  2. Alaskan oil tanker loadings resume after scare closes terminal

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    Wed, 12 Sep 2001

    Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. said fears of a potential terrorist attack prompted the closure of its Valdez terminal for 13 hr Tuesday. Alyeska said at midday Tuesday the US Coast Guard requested the terminal cease tanker loadings. Pipeline operations were not affected.

  3. Independent oil -tanker industry must solve commercial, environmental problems

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 6 Nov 2000

    My charge is to trace the evolution of the tanker industry and of Intertanko.

  4. Analyst says oil tanker market to slump in 2002, gas carriers' prospects brighter

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    Mon, 26 Nov 2001

    Slumping world economies and increased deliveries of new oil tankers during second half 2001 threaten healthy tanker profit margins for early 2002. The prospects for gas carriers, however, especially those carrying LNG, appear somewhat brighter as 2001 draws to a close.


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 6 Nov 1995

    Britain has been spared a major oil spill after Norwegian registered tanker Borga ran aground in Mill Bay near Milford Haven, South Wales, carrying 112,000 metric tons of crude oil. The vessel was about to deliver the crude to the nearby Texaco Ltd. Pembroke refinery at Milford Haven. It ran ashore


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    Mon, 1 May 1995

    Exxon Corp. will comply, under protest, with a U.S. government order to halt California tanker trips effective May 1. The company had been using its RS Baytown tanker to transport its Santa Ynez Unit (SYU) crude oil production from San Francisco to Los Angeles. The circuitous transportation ...

  7. Marine pollution-protection system installed on first vessels

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    Mon, 18 Oct 2004

    saw the christening of the first oil tanker equipped with a preinstalled fast ..... christening of the Valtamed, the first oil tanker equipped with the JLMD system, by ..... the lateral compartment of a sunken oil tanker (Fig. 1). Below: Tanks of the

  8. Higher transport costs drive demand for derivatives

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    Mon, 22 Nov 2004

    Oil tanker freight rates have been driven higher this ..... are profiting from the robust growth in oil tanker demand, ship charterers (e.g., oil ..... use of derivatives has been slower in the oil tanker markets partly due to the lower share that

  9. Heavy seas blamed for oil spill off Ukraine

    Online Articles

    Mon, 12 Nov 2007

    of an ecological disaster after an oil tanker , which split up and sank off the ..... into the sea. The small Russian oil tanker , the Volgoneft-139, sank off ..... also cracked the hull of another oil tanker , but reports said the ship remained

  10. UAE confirms terror link to Hormuz tanker attack

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    Mon, 9 Aug 2010

    Emirates confirmed a Japanese-owned oil tanker steaming through the Strait of Hormuz ..... In 2008, however, A Japanese oil tanker was fired upon in international waters ..... were blamed for an attack on the oil tanker Limburg off the coast of Yemen

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