IRAN: Fuel tanker on fire, driver killed

A tanker carrying furnace oil en route from Shiraz to Kazeroun west of Shiraz caught fire Tuesday morning after being capsized and its driver was burnt to death.

The Fire Department officials of this southern province told IRNA that the driver was burnt beyond recognition.

The capacity of the tanker was not mentioned in the report.

Via: Islamic Republic News Agency

MIDDLE EAST:  Iran builds offshore explosion-proof craneIran builds offshore explosion-proof crane
Iran constructed the first explosion-proof crane for offshore gas platform, said the managing director of Mangan Manufacturing Company here on Monday.

The crane is ready to be installed on the offshore rig of the South Pars (SP) phases 9-10, Mohammad-Ali Abbaspur added.

It took the 53,250 man-hours to build the derrick, he announced, saying 35 percent of accessories was imported.

Via: Tehran Times Economic