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A picture shows the dock for supertankers in Fujairah. File / AFP
The Fujairah Media Office denied media reports that explosions took place at the Port of Fujairah on Sunday morning.
The Office said in a statement, "The operations at the Port are going as normal."
It added, "Media outlets must be responsible and rely on official sources."
Already well-established as one of the world’s top centres for oil bunkering, the Port of Fujairah and the adjacent Fujairah Oil Industry Zone (FOIZ) continue to attract further business and investment, recent announcements show.
The blast occurred on Thursday at the Chenjiagang Industrial Park in the city of Yancheng, in Jiangsu province, and the fire was finally brought under control at 3.00am on Friday (1900 GMT), state television said.
A big explosion was heard in the heart of Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Saturday, with clouds of smoke seen above the scene of blast, a Reuters witness reported.
The price of Super 98 rose to Dhs2.48 per litre for May, up from Dhs2.23 in April, while the price of Special 95 rose to Dhs2.34 per litre for May, up from Dhs2.11 in March.
Officials earlier said three persons had died in the mishap, while four others were shifted to a hospital. With four more casualties, the death toll had increased to seven the victims included two women.
Upon completion at an estimated timeframe of 6 years, this will be the most comprehensive historical corpus of the Arabic language undertaken till date.
The ministry announced that one person who tested positive for COVID-19 died due to complications. This brings the total death toll to 357.
The victims, two elderly people and a baby were found unconscious in their flooded homes on Evia, northeast of Athens, fire brigade officials said, adding that authorities were investigating reports of a fourth victim.