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Sanchi

The Panama-flagged, Iranian-owned tanker Sanchi's tragic sinking claimed the lives of all 32 crew and led to an oil slick which spread as far as Japan. Here is all you need to know about the collision, the clean-up, and subsequent accident investigation, including a timeline of key events to date.

 

 

Sanchi disaster: Marine insurers will count the cost

However, the final bill will not be known for some time, experts say

Asia Pacific Middle East and Africa China

Sanchi: Get ready for the backlash

Latest big spill is PR car crash and may result in tougher legislation

Asia Pacific China Middle East and Africa

In praise of intolerance

The maritime industry could take a page from the aviation sector in taking a more intolerant stance toward accidents

International Asia Pacific Casualty

Oil from sunken Sanchi could have reached Japan

Black oil patches seen on shores of Amami-Oshima, Reuters reports

Asia Pacific Japan China

Salvage crews trying to remove oil from Sanchi

Chinese authorities say decision has yet to be made on whether or not to salvage the sunken tanker

Asia Pacific China Tankers and Gas

Focus on data recorders in Sanchi collision probe

Maritime authorities from Iran, China, Hong Kong and Panama have signed an agreement to jointly investigate accident

Asia Pacific Hong Kong China

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Three missing after SCI tanker explosion

A crew member who suffered burns has been evacuated by helicopter

India Casualty

Aspen plans exit from Lloyd’s classes

Aspen will stop writing aviation, international professional indemnity and marine hull at Lloyd’s, but says most of its Lloyd’s business is performing ‘very well’

North America Bermuda

Viewpoint: Mind in neutral

If watchkeepers must be present, they are better engaged with the task of navigating and not relegated to overseeing equipment 

International Casualty

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Cyber rumbles, beans, gas and Trump

Listen to the latest edition of Lloyd’s List’s weekly podcast — your weekly briefing on the stories shaping shipping in the week ahead

International Europe

Viewpoint: Death by ferry

The lives that will hopefully be saved in the future will be saved by practical ferry people, not bankers of bureaucrats

International Viewpoint

Weak revenues hamper salvage sector

Average income from Lloyd’s Open Form cases hits record low

International Casualty
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