Tags : Tanker


Chaos, horror as fuel tanker explodes after collision in Buri

BURI RAM: A tanker carrying 40,000 litres of fuel crashed into the rear of an 18-wheel trailer truck and exploded in flames, setting fire to nearby buildings and vehicles and injuring many people, in Nong Ki district about 12.30am on Thursday. The collision happened at an intersection on Highway 24 (Chokchai-Det Udom). Both vehicles were […]Read More


Thailand prepares measures to response after tanker attacks

BANGKOK, June 15 (TNA) — Thailand’s Energy Minister Siri Jirapongphan said Thailand is well-prepared to response the attacks on two fuel tankers in the Gulf of Oman earlier this week. The Energy Ministry said he has ordered related officials to closely monitor further developments on the issue, which saw not a single party claimed responsibility […]Read More


Fuel tanker kills Italian couple in Chumphon

CHUMPHON: An Italian couple was killed when a fuel tanker overturned and crushed their motorcycle at a junction in Muang district on Thursday evening. The truck driver blamed “faulty brakes”. G. de S., 42, and his wife I. R., 37, died when a six-wheeled PT Power Co truck rolled over at a three-way junction in […]Read More


Chinese tourists injured as Phuket tour speedboat slams oil tanker

PHUKET: A tour speedboat carrying 10 Chinese tourists, including a pregnant woman and two children, slammed into a steel tanker off Koh Rang, off Phuket’s east coast, while returning from Phi Phi Island earlier today (Feb 9). The collision left five of the tourists injured, as well as the speedboat captain and his crewman. Full […]Read More


Tanker truck overturns, diesel gushes out in Lampang accident

A tanker truck transporting 42,000 litres of diesel oil hit a concrete barrier in the middle of a Lampang road and overturned on Monday morning, causing a large amount of oil to gush out onto the road and fear that there might be an explosion. Police said the accident happened on the Lampang-Ngao road in […]Read More


Iranian Oil Tanker Sinks after Weeklong Fire

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An Iranian oil tanker that had caught fire during a crash in the East China Sea on January 6 went under water on Sunday after burning for eight days. The Iranian oil tanker sank around midday Sunday after the spread of fire to new oil condensate tanks created blazes as high as […]Read More


Buri Ram: Two killed when fuel tanker crashes into pickup

BURI RAM: Two people were killed and another seven injured in a collision between their pickup truck and a loaded fuel tanker in Buri Ram’s Muang district early Wednesday morning. Police were called to the crash on the Buri Ram-Nang Rong Road between kilometre markers 11 and 12 in tambon Ban Bua around 5.30 am. […]Read More


Uttaradit: Driver dies in oil tanker fireball

UTTARADIT — The driver of oil truck was killed when it overturned and exploded in a giant fireball in Tron district early on Thursday, police said. Pol Lt Col Prinya Nakwisut, an investigator at Tron police station, said the accident occurred about 5.13am on Highway 1 (Uttaradit-Phitsanulok) between kilometre markers 281-282 near Moo 10 village […]Read More