Officials from China, Iran, and Panama on Wednesday opened the black boxes of Sanchi and CF Crystal, according to the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA).
“Clarifying the ultimate results of the deciphering process takes time and it could take months,” said Hadi Haqshenas, maritime affairs deputy at Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization, as quoted by ISNA.
The National Iranian Tanker Company-operated Suezmax tanker Sanchi, which was carrying 136,000 metric tonnes (mt) of condensate to South Korea, caught fire after being involved in a collision with Chinese freight ship CF Crystal on 6 January, 2018.
On 14 January, Sanchi sank and the development resulted in a spill roughly the size of Paris in less than a week.
To date, the oil spill has more than tripled in size; it is now the world’s biggest since Deepwater Horizon.
Published: 25 January, 2018
Firm hopes to leverage partnership in Greece as a springboard to expand into neighbouring and overseas markets including Europe and China, says Robin Van Elderen, Regional Head Bunkers, Europe, Sing Fuels.
Singapore can help less developed countries in SouthEast Asia through ‘piloting and scaling fuels and technology as well as a leading hub for green finance’, said DNV Group President and CEO Remi Eriksen.
Octamar™ Ultra HF, Octamar™ Complete, and Octamar™ F35C were found to have improved the fuel economy while reducing exhaust gas and other emissions of marine engines in a series of trials, states report.
Disposal of evidence has resulted in Singapore not being able to provide full details to the United Nationals Panel of Experts which sought information regarding the case, says Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
‘We are proud to be amongst the first to show the successful steps taken by Singapore’s bunkering ecosystem to remain forward thinking and relevant,’ Choong Sheen Mao, Director of EMF, tells Manifold Times.
‘With the launch of a common data infrastructure, Kenoil aims to continue achieving an end to end visibility and transparency on the bunker data supply chain,’ states Kenoil Managing Director.