Iran warns of response if security threatened after oil tanker attack

TEHRAN: Iran will respond promptly to any threat against its security, the foreign ministry said after the United States, Israel and Britain blamed Tehran for an attack on an Israeli-managed tanker off the coast of Oman. Tehran has denied any

Explosion at Dubai’s Jebel Ali port after ship catches fire

DUBAI: A container ship anchored at Dubai’s port caught fire late on Wednesday, causing a huge explosion that sent tremors across the commercial hub. The blaze sent up giant orange flames on a vessel at the crucial Jebel Ali port,

Ever Given container ship leaves Suez Canal

ISMAILIA: The Ever Given, one of the world’s largest container ships, resumed its journey and left the Suez Canal on Wednesday, 106 days after becoming wedged across a southern section of the waterway for nearly a week and disrupting global

Egypt agrees to release ship that blocked Suez Canal

ISMAILIA: The owners and insurers of the Ever Given container ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March said a formal settlement had been agreed in a compensation dispute, and the canal authority said the vessel would be allowed to

Iran’s biggest navy ship sinks after fire in Gulf of Oman

TEHRAN: Iran’s largest navy ship Kharg sank after catching fire in the Gulf of Oman, but the crew were safely rescued, Iranian media reported. No further explanation was given for the latest incident that occurred in a region of sensitive

JIT formed to probe anchoring of ship carrying chemicals at Gadani

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has formed a joint investigation team (JIT) to probe the anchoring of a ship containing hazardous chemicals at Gadani shipbreaking yard in Balochistan. The JIT comprises senior officials of seven different departments, including Federal Investigation Agency

Inquiry launched after ship containing hazardous chemical anchors at Gadani

KARACHI: An investigation has been launched after a ship containing hazardous material, which was denied permission by India and Bangladesh to berth, was allowed entry into Pakistani waters despite a clear warning by Interpol. On April 22, Interpol had asked

Dredgers struggle to refloat ship blocking Suez Canal

CAIRO: Suez Canal salvage teams intensified excavation and dredging on Sunday around a massive container ship blocking the busy waterway ahead of attempts to refloat it. Diggers were working to remove parts of the canal’s bank and expand dredging close

Spanish govt orders killing of 850 cows on abandoned ship

MADRID: More than 850 cows that have spent months on a ship in the Mediterranean are no longer fit for transport and should be killed, Spain’s Agriculure Ministry said. The cows were kept in what an animal rights activist called

Pirates kill sailor, kidnap 15 crew on Turkish ship off Nigerian coast

ANKARA: Armed men killed one sailor and abducted 15 from a Turkish cargo ship off the coast of Nigeria. That left three crew members to sail the Liberian-flagged Mozart owned by a Turkish company, the state news agency said. The

Pakistan Navy ship reaches Djibouti carrying rice for calamity-hit people

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy Ship NASR arrived in Djibouti carrying a full load of 1000 metric tonnes rice for calamity-hit people of the African country. President Assemblee Nationale of Republic of Djibouti Mohamed Ali Houmed welcomed the visit of PNS NASR

Pakistan Navy conducts successful demonstration of anti-ship missile

KARACHI: Pakistan Navy has conducted a successful demonstration of anti-ship missiles fire from the sea and the air in the northern Arabian Sea. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi observed the missiles firing. Pakistan Navy’s warships,

43 crew, nearly 6,000 cows missing after ship capsizes off Japan

TOKYO: More than 40 crew members were missing after a ship carrying cattle from New Zealand to China capsized in stormy weather in the East China Sea near Japan. According to the Japanese coastguard, a lone crew member from the

First vessel carrying wheat imported from Ukraine to reach Karachi

KARACHI: The first vessel carrying 60,804 metric tons of wheat from Ukraine will reach Karachi port on Wednesday afternoon. This import is part of the government’s efforts to ensure relief in wake of ongoing price hike of wheat flour which