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MyFerryLink car and passenger ferries cross outside the harbour in Calais, northern France, June 24, 2015. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann

Deal Reached in MyFerryLink Dispute

  PARIS, Aug 31 (Reuters) – A deal was reached on Monday to save hundreds of ferry jobs at the northern French port of Calais, the French transport minister said, ending a dispute that has disrupted traffic through the Channel Tunnel linking France and Britain. Workers at ferry service MyFerryLink had intermittently blocked the port […]

Photo shows the pirates painted over the name of the vessel, changing it to KIM HARMON. Photo: Royal Malaysian Navy

Orkim Harmony Pirate Mastermind Caught

The suspected mastermind behind the hijacking of an Orkim product tanker earlier this year off Malaysia has been arrested outside Indonesia’s capital city of Jakarta. Indonesian media and the Navy reported Monday the arrest of Albert Yohanes, a man suspected of being the mastermind behind the hijacking drama of the MT Orkim Harmony in June. […]

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‘Historic’ Zohr Gas Discovery Off Egypt Re-Writes Israel’s Energy Playbook

  By Ari Rabinovitch and Eric Knecht JERUSALEM/CAIRO, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Egypt’s historic gas discovery threatens to sink Israel’s fledgling gas export bonanza, which was counting on deals with Cairo to get it off the ground. Italian oil company Eni stunned markets on Sunday after declaring the Mediterranean’s biggest-ever and the world’s 20th largest […]

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Amazing 4K Time-Lapse Onboard Maersk Containership

Amazing video shows cargo operations onboard the containership Maersk Gunhilde during a voyage from Ho-Chi Minh, Vitenam to Ningbo, China in September 2014. Make sure you turn on 4K if you have the bandwidth. Video by Toby Smith.

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Waterlogged tanker Erin Wood. Credit: RNLI/Peterhead

Bunker Tanker Saved Off Scotland

  Volunteer crews from Britain’s Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI) helped rescue a bunker tanker that was nearly capsized after a collision with a containership off Scotland. The incident occurred Saturday afternoon when the tanker Erin Wood collided with a containership about four miles off Peterhead, located north of Aberdeen on the North Sea.  Damage to the tanker […]

Maersk Oil says the Culzean field discovered in the UK North Sea is the largest found in a decade in the region. Illustration: Maersk Oil

Maersk Oil Approved to Develop Large Culzean Field in UK North Sea

  COPENHAGEN, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Maersk Oil has received approval by the UK’s Oil & Gas Authority to develop the largest gas field discovered in the UK North Sea in more than a decade, the Danish oil company said on Monday. The Culzean field is expected to produce enough gas to meet five percent […]