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Pirates demand ransom for tanker seized off Somalia: EU Naval Force

Pirates off the coast of Somalia, who hijacked an oil tanker with eight Sri Lankan crew on board, are demanding a ransom for the release of the vessel, the EU Naval Force said.

Pirates hijack oil tanker with eight Lankan crew members abroad off Somalia's coast

Pirates have hijacked an oil tanker off the coast of Somalia, Somali officials and piracy experts said today, in the first hijacking of a large commercial vessel on the crucial global trade route since 2012.

Tamil Nadu police register cases against tankers over oil spill

Tamil Nadu police on Friday registered cases against the management of two tankers that collided last week leading to a massive oil spill along the coast, that has affected marine life in the area.

Over 50 dead in Afghanistan as bus collides with oil tanker

Over 50 people were killed when a passenger bus collided with an oil tanker on a highway in Afghanistan's Samangan province on Thursday, Xinhua news agency quoted police as saying.

Russian military says its bombing sharply cut IS oil incomes

Russian warplanes destroyed 15 oil refining and storage facilities in Syria.