Oil tanker in collision and burning off Dubai

Oil tanker in collision and burning off Dubai - Yahoo!7 News.

DUBAI (Reuters) - An oil tanker carrying around $9 million (6 million pounds) worth of petroleum products was in collision with a container vessel off the Dubai coast on Tuesday, setting both vessels on fire and sending up a thick plume of black smoke.

The tanker, called the Kashmir , was built in 1988. It was carrying some 30,000 tonnes of oil condensates from Iran to the United Arab Emirates port of Jebel Ali, oil industry sources said.
February 10th, 2009 in Breaking News