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Oil tanker explodes at southern China port

Oil tanker explodes at southern China port

Naphtha carrying oil tanker explodes BEIJING, Oct 20 (Reuters) – An oil tanker carrying 3,400 tonnes of naphtha exploded during discharge at a southern Chinese port on Thursday and one person on board was missing, official Xinhua news agency reported. The rescue team said explosions occurred in the engine room as the tanker was discharging […]

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Petroleum barge collision sparks fire in Houston Ship Channel

Petroleum barge collision sparks fire in Houston Ship Channel

Officials not sure if petroleum barge leaked naphtha into water GALVESTON, Texas¬†–¬†Emergency personnel have extinguished a fire aboard a barge carrying petroleum after the vessel collided with another barge near the entrance to the Houston Ship Channel. U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Andrew Kendrick says some nearby ship traffic was suspended but that traffic along […]