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Friday, March 1, 2024
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Shipping

Russian Oil Tankers Behave Strangely After Latest U.S. Sanctions

By Julian Lee (Bloomberg) — Two oil tankers appeared to stop what they were doing off the coast of Greece just a few days after the US Treasury

March 1, 2024
Total Views: 7538

The Indian Navy approaches the M/V Lila Norfolk in the Indian Ocean, January 5, 2023. Photo courtesy Indian Navy
Piracy

India Expects Piracy Attacks to Rise, Stretching Navy Resources

By Sudhi Ranjan Sen (Bloomberg) — Attacks on commercial shipping in the Arabian and Red Sea by pirates and Iran-backed Houthi rebels are likely to

March 1, 2024
Total Views: 976

Thursday, February 29, 2024
The Kozmino oil port in eastern Russia
Shipping

US Sanctions Are Moving Closer to Disrupting Russia’s Crude Exports

Sanctions by the US Treasury are quietly turning up the heat on Russia’s oil exports — to the point where they may soon be at risk of curtailment, writes

February 29, 2024
Total Views: 2345

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Shipping

Exxon Plays Hardball With Chevron Over Guyana’s Oil Riches

By Kevin Crowley and Rachel Graf (Bloomberg) — It’s rare for disputes between any of the world’s supermajor oil companies to spill out in public.

February 29, 2024
Total Views: 2196

FILE PHOTO: A China Coast Guard ship is seen from a Philippine fishing boat at the disputed Scarborough Shoal April 6, 2017. Picture taken April 6, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro/File Photo
News

Australia, Philippines Sign Maritime Accord as China Rises

(Bloomberg) — Australia and the Philippines have signed an agreement to boost collaboration on maritime security, including “promoting respect for

February 29, 2024
Total Views: 13267

Wednesday, February 28, 2024
The crew aboard the USS Gravely launches Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles in response to attacks on shipping by the Iranian-backed Houthi terrorist group in the Red Sea, Jan. 12, 2024. U.S. Navy Photo
Defense

U.S. Has Hit 230 Houthi Targets in Yemen

By Daniel Flatley and Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — The US has struck 230 targets in Yemen following Houthi-led attacks against shipping in the Red Sea, a

February 28, 2024
Total Views: 3273

Tuesday, February 27, 2024
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Cruise Ships

Norwegian Cruise Line Signals Strong Demand Despite Red Sea Chaos

(Bloomberg) — Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings rose in pre-market trading after issuing its initial financial guidance for 2024 ahead of Wall Street

February 27, 2024
Total Views: 2393

An aerial view shows the Vladimir Arsenyev tanker at the crude oil terminal Kozmino on the shore of Nakhodka Bay near the port city of Nakhodka, Russia August 12, 2022. REUTERS/Tatiana Meel//File Photo
Shipping

Russia’s Crude Exports Shrug Off Halt to Key Pacific Grade

By Julian Lee (Bloomberg) — A temporary halt in shipments of Russia’s Sokol crude from Sakhalin Island on the Pacific Coast was offset by a surge

February 27, 2024
Total Views: 1429

Monday, February 26, 2024
Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro addresses the audience during the I Marine Expeditionary Force change of command ceremony at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Feb. 16, 2024. U.S. Marine Corps photo
Defense

U.S. Navy Secretary Looks to Asia to Revive Shipbuilding at Home

By Nick Wadhams (Bloomberg) — The US needs to revive domestic shipbuilding with increased funding from Congress and investment from overseas, Navy

February 26, 2024
Total Views: 14724

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Shipping

Qatar Has Eyes on More Long-Term Deals as It Bets Big on LNG

(Bloomberg) — Qatar is seeking more gas deals in Europe and Asia in a bet demand will continue to grow as it embarks on a new multibillion-dollar project

February 26, 2024
Total Views: 1049

Sunday, February 25, 2024
Laden crude oil tanker approaches the port of Qingdao, China in the morning fog. Photo credit: Shutterstock/Igor Grochev
Shipbuilding

Shortage Of Oil Tankers At Hand As Red Sea Attacks Divert Trade

By Sharon Cho and Alex Longley Feb 24, 2024(Bloomberg) –Longstanding warnings from the oil tanker industry that too few of the ships are being built

February 25, 2024
Total Views: 3682

Cruise ship Norwegian Dawn departs port near Hamilton Bermuda. REUTERS/Gary Cameron (BERMUDA)
Cruise Ships

Mauritius Stops Norwegian Cruise Ship From Docking Amid Outbreak

By Kamlesh Bhuckory Feb 25, 2024 (Bloomberg) –A vessel belonging to Norwegian Cruise Line Holding Ltd. was prevented from docking at Mauritius’

February 25, 2024
Total Views: 35123

Saturday, February 24, 2024
A photo shared by the U.S. Central Command showing an oil slick from the MV Rubymar in the Red Sea. Photo courtesy CENTCOM
Shipping

Houthi Attack On Ship Led To ‘Environmental Disaster,’ US Says

By John Harney (Bloomberg) –The missile attack by Houthi militants on a ship carrying a cargo of fertilizer has led to an “environmental

February 24, 2024
Total Views: 3908

Friday, February 23, 2024
Stacked containers and cranes are shown at the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California, U.S. November 22, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Blake
Shipping

Port of Los Angeles Head Sees Risk from China-Made Cranes

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — The head of the busiest US maritime gateway said Chinese-made cranes pose a potential risk to national security, but a

February 23, 2024
Total Views: 11824

Thursday, February 22, 2024
General view of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm operated by Orsted off the coast of Blackpool, Britain.
Offshore

Orsted Says US Offshore Wind Deals Protect Against Inflation Shocks

By Josh Saul (Bloomberg) — The head of Danish energy giant Orsted A/S says the US is an attractive place to build new offshore wind farms even after

February 22, 2024
Total Views: 1681

FILE PHOTO: Houthi followers hold a Palestinian flag during a parade in solidarity with the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and to show support to Houthi strikes on ships in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, in Sanaa, Yemen January 29, 2024. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah//File Photo
News

Iran-Backed Houthis Preparing for Long Battle with the U.S.

Houthi militants and their Iranian backers are preparing for a lengthy confrontation with the US and allies around the Red Sea regardless of how

February 22, 2024
Total Views: 2225

Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Gasoline tanker at terminal. Photo Shutterstock
Shipping

Scotland’s Fuel Binge Offers Glimpse of Future Without Refinery

By Alex Longley and Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — A boom in Scottish diesel imports offers a glimpse into the country’s future energy security ahead of

February 21, 2024
Total Views: 2057

Tuesday, February 20, 2024
The livestock carrier ship Al Kuwait is pictured in Cape Town harbour, transporting 19,000 cattle from Brazil to Iraq, in Cape Town, South Africa, February 20, 2024. REUTERS/Esa Alexander
Shipping

Ship with 19,000 Cattle Causes Major Stink in Cape Town

By Paul Burkhardt (Bloomberg) — A ship transporting 19,000 cattle has raised concerns over the condition of the animals onboard, along with complaints

February 20, 2024
Total Views: 4595

Monday, February 19, 2024
Aerial view of tanker ship at sea
Shipping

Indian Diesel Flowing to Asia

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — Shipments of diesel from India into Europe are at the lowest since 2022 so far this month as Houthi attacks on

February 19, 2024
Total Views: 2419

Qatar LNG Tanker
Shipping

Qatar to Announce More LNG Deals With European, Asian Buyers

By Verity Ratcliffe and Walid Ahmed (Bloomberg) — Qatar will announce additional contracts to sell gas from a major expansion project to buyers in

February 19, 2024
Total Views: 1102
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