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    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 9 Feb 1993

    A breached cargo tank of the Maersk Navigator supertanker , involved in a Jan. 20 collision with another tanker off Northwest Sumatra, was sealed about noon Jan. 29. "Outflow of oil


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 3 Feb 1992

    about $204 million in damages to the French government and other French parties as a result of the March 1978 Amoco Cadiz supertanker oil spill (OGJ, Mar. 27, 1978, p. 108). A lower court had ordered Amoco to pay $155 million. Amoco also was ordered


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 14 Sep 1992

    including two U.S. partners will participate in a project to convert a mothballed refinery at Point Tupper, N.S., to a supertanker terminal. Meanwhile, a recently mothballed refinery at Balzac, near Calgary, may be sold to Viet Nam. Global Petroleum

  4. Kansas refinery starts up coke gasification unit

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 5 Aug 1996

    Raven undergwent sea trials in advance of its delivery in June to Mobil Shipping & Transportation Co. The 280,000 dwt supertanker was built by Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd.'s Oppama, Japan, shipyard. The Raven is Mobil's second double-hull

  5. Cleanup Continues On Downgraded Japan Spill

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 14 Jul 1997

    Diamond Grace supertanker , shown aground on Nakanose reef ..... estimate Crude oil spilled July 2 from a supertanker co-owned by Nippon Yusan KK and ..... of crude oil had spilled from the supertanker . The spill from the Panamanian

  6. 'Initial results' of Limburg tanker investigation indicate terrorist attack

    Online Articles

    Fri, 11 Oct 2002

    6 off Yemen. The double-hulled supertanker is 2 years old. French media Thursday ..... Supertanker explosion off Yemen now believed caused ..... refinery in Melaka, Malaysia. The supertanker was coming from Ras Tanura harbor in

  7. Watching The World: Storing oil in Orkney

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 2 Mar 2009

    BP PLC, which chartered the Eagle Vienna, sold three Forties cargoes from the supertanker . Just a week earlier, ConocoPhillips was set to load a supertanker with 1.8 million bbl of Norwegian Ekofisk oil, combining three cargoes, probably

  8. OGJ Newsletter

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 9 Dec 2002

    the $2.9 million project cost. TURKEY has restricted supertanker passage through its Bosporus and Dardanelles straits between ..... the Sea of Marmara between the two straits. A policy bans supertanker traffic through the straits and severely restricts the passage

  9. Rage over Macondo greater than past disasters

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 26 Jul 2010

    how those incidents were handled without personal confrontations involving national leaders. Exxon Valdez The Exxon Valdez supertanker struck Bligh Reef on Mar. 24, 1989, spilling 260,000-750,000 bbl of crude into Prince William Sound, Alas. It

  10. BP's bill for oil spill response in gulf tops $3 billion

    Online Articles

    Tue, 6 Jul 2010

    Weather associated with Hurricane Alex disrupted skimming operations for 3 days, but those operations have since resumed. A supertanker converted into a skimmer, named A Whale, operated a trial run north of the Macondo well. TMT Shipping Offshore owns the

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