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oil tanker

[′ȯil ‚taŋk·ər]
(naval architecture)
A very large ship which carries crude oil or other petroleum products in big tanks.
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The general body demanded reduction in oil tankers fares.
After two hours of fighting, the oil tankers that were not destroyed were taken by the security forces to the capital, according to Mohammed Al-Hizyazi, who owns three of the fifty oil tankers.
2 million barrels, the new oil tanker, called "Darwaza", is included in a five-tanker deal whereby the KOTC has already received two tankers from Daewoo.
The new oil tanker "Darwaza", which has a total tonnage of 2.
We are yet to find out the reason of fire but total seven oil tankers are damaged with fire and we do not have any reports of casualty," said Uchake.
This is a reminder to shipping traffic that as a responsible port owner and manager, the ADPC strictly monitors the sea traffic and will refuse port access to oil tankers that do not comply with our policy.
Oil tankers heading to Syria by sea are docking at the ports of Tartous and Banias.
Comprehensive analysis of the prospects of the oil tanker market from 2012-2022
With continually rising oil demand, intercontinental oil trade is absolutely vital for economic expansion and demand for oil tankers will pick up once more.
Police said the gunmen implanted a bomb in an oil tanker and set it ablaze while passing at the tribal village of Lendi on Khyber passage leading to Afghanistan, completely destroying it.
These directives were issued by a 3-memebr bench of SC led by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry here Thursday while hearing a petition filed with reference to illegal parking of oil tankers set up in Clifton Shireen Jinnah Colony at SC Karachi registry.
Although District Highway Commander Halim Khan said one oil tanker was damaged, a security official in neighbouring Laghman province claimed three trucks were set ablaze.