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China’s Bohai Bay Energy Terminals on Alert as Sea Ice Slows Ships

BEIJING/SINGAPORE — Chinese ports and marine safety authorities are on high alert as an expansion of sea ice makes it tougher for ships to berth and discharge at key energy product import terminals along the coast of northern Bohai Bay. …

Explosives-Laden Boat Hits Fuel Ship at Saudi Port, Ministry Says

SINGAPORE, Dec 14 — Saudi Arabia said on Monday that a fuel transport ship anchored at a terminal was hit by an explosive-laden boat in what it called a terrorist attack, after shipping firm Hafnia said one of its tankers …

Marmite Accident Closes Major British Highway

It was not your typical road accident. A tanker carrying yeast extract – the key ingredient in that uniquely British spread Marmite – overturned on a major British highway, spilling the pungent-smelling liquid onto the road. The liquid has the …

NTSB Blames Driver Error in Highway Tanker Blast

A federal panel says driver error probably caused the crash of a propane tanker that burst into flames, closing parts of Interstate 465 and 69 in Indianapolis. The National Transportation Safety Board issued a report Tuesday into the October 2009 …