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Coast Guard: Cruise ship fire due to fuel leak

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 20:32

Investigators say a fuel oil leak caused the engine-room fire that paralyzed a Carnival cruise ship at sea for five days. Now they want to know why the ship was disabled for so long.

Chevron faces $25 mn fine for Brazil oil spill

Last Updated: Friday, July 20, 2012, 15:03

Brazil's National Petroleum Agency said Thursday that Chevron Corp. will be fined nearly 50 million reais (USD 24.7 million) for an oil leak at an offshore field last November.

Crews struggle to drain oil-leaking ship off NZ

Last Updated: Friday, October 14, 2011, 11:49

Workers are in a race against nature to try to drain the fuel before waves break up the vessel.

Oil from stuck ship turns up on New Zealand beach

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 11, 2011, 09:13

Forecasts of heavy ocean swells Monday thwarted marine crews trying to pull oil from a leaking ship stuck on a reef off New Zealand`s coast

Weather prevents plugging of oil leak from MV Rak

Last Updated: Saturday, August 13, 2011, 01:31

MV Rak sank 20 nautical miles off the coast of Mumbai on August 4 after the rescue of 30 crewmen.

Oil leak from ship stops, environmental concerns remain

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 10, 2010, 00:29

The oil spill from Panamanian ship MSC Chitra has stopped, the Coast Guard said Monday.

BP, scientists try to make sense of well puzzle

Last Updated: Saturday, July 17, 2010, 09:53

BP see no signs of leakage from its recently capped well in Gulf of Mexico.

BP `pleased` with progress to contain oil flow

Last Updated: Monday, July 12, 2010, 09:26

BP reported good progress in its high-stakes effort to fully contain the Gulf of Mexico oil leak.

Cap again collecting oil from Gulf of Mexico leak

Last Updated: Thursday, June 24, 2010, 11:42

Oil had spewed uncontrolled into the Gulf of Mexico for much of the day Wednesday before engineers reattached a cap being used to contain the gusher and direct some of the crude to a surface ship.

BP rushes new plan to stem Gulf oil leak

Last Updated: Monday, May 31, 2010, 09:40

Obama`s top environmental advisor said that the spill was probably the biggest environmental disaster.

BP’s `top kill` fails to stop Gulf oil leak

Last Updated: Sunday, May 30, 2010, 09:39

BP`s "top kill" operation to plug the ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico has failed.

Gulf awaits word on latest bid to plug oil leak

Last Updated: Thursday, May 27, 2010, 15:36

If oil stops flowing to the surface in the Gulf of Mexico, BP officials will know that their latest effort to plug a blown-out undersea well off the Louisiana coast was successful.