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Sunday, October 17, 2021
Maritime Security Incidents

Iranian Supertanker Departs Venezuela In Probable Breach Of U.S. Sanctions

By Marianna Parraga and Deisy Buitrago HOUSTON/CARACAS, Oct 16 (Reuters) – An Iran-flagged supertanker on Saturday was about to set sail from Venezuelan waters carrying 2 million barrels of heavy...

October 17, 2021
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U.S. And Canadian Warships Sail Through Taiwan Strait To The Anger Of Beijing

TAIPEI, Oct 17 (Reuters) – A U.S. and a Canadian warship sailed through the Taiwan Strait late last week, the American military said on Sunday, at a time of heightened...

October 17, 2021
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Saturday, October 16, 2021
richards bay coal terminal bulk carrier dry bulk

South African Port Declares Force Majeure

JOHANNESBURG, Oct 16 (Reuters) – South Africa’s monopoly port operator Transnet late Friday declared a force majeure at its Richards Bay Bulk Terminal, it said in a statement, following a...

October 16, 2021
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LNG Tanker At Sea
Maritime News

China Locks In US LNG As Energy Prices Escalate

by Chen Aizhu (Reuters) Major Chinese energy companies are in advanced talks with U.S. exporters to secure long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG)supplies, as soaring gas prices and domestic power shortages...

October 16, 2021
Total Views: 2565

Friday, October 15, 2021
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Shipping Disruptions Seen Keeping Coffee Prices High for Longer

By Marcelo Teixeira NEW YORK, Oct 15 (Reuters) – Disruptions to transportation of coffee around the world, caused by container shortages and port congestion, will likely keep coffee prices high...

October 15, 2021
Total Views: 1037


U.S. Navy Disputes Claim that Russia Chased a Destroyer Away From Its Waters

MOSCOW, Oct 15 (Reuters) – Russia said one of its military vessels chased away a U.S. naval destroyer that attempted to violate Russian territorial waters during Russian-Chinese naval drills in...

October 15, 2021
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Hungry for Fuel, China Looks to US; Europe Eyes Relief Plans

By Chen Aizhu, Jessica Jaganathan and Scott DiSavino Oct 15 (Reuters) – China’s energy crisis deepened on Friday with coal prices hitting a record high as cold weather sweeps in...

October 15, 2021
Total Views: 1204

Thursday, October 14, 2021

US Lawmakers Press for Action on Merchant Marine Academy Sexual Assault Allegations

WASHINGTON, Oct 13 (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday urged the Transportation Department to take action to address persistent allegations of rape, sexual assault, and sexual harassment made by midshipmen...

October 14, 2021
Total Views: 1293

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Supply Chain Too Snarled for Biden’s Christmas Fix, Experts Say

By Nandita Bose and Lisa Baertlein WASHINGTON, Oct 14 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden is pushing to ease supply shortages and tame rising prices in time for Christmas, but unsnarling...

October 14, 2021
Total Views: 1637


As Ida-Hit Port Fourchon Rebuilds, Disappearing Wetlands Threaten Its Future

By Liz Hampton PORT FOURCHON, Louisiana, Oct 14 (Reuters) – On Louisiana’s south coast, in a key port servicing the U.S. offshore oil industry, a huge shipyard sits idle and in tatters....

October 14, 2021
Total Views: 1603

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
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Biden Enlists Private Sector Help to Fix Bottlenecks Threatening Holiday Sales

By Alexandra Alper, Steve Holland and Nandita Bose WASHINGTON, Oct 13 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on Wednesday urged the private sector to help ease supply chain blockages that are...

October 13, 2021
Total Views: 1720


Don’t Panic Buy Christmas, Britain Says Amid Choked Ports

By Sarah Young and Guy Faulconbridge LONDON, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Britain said on Wednesday that people should buy normally for Christmas and there would be no shortage of gifts,...

October 13, 2021
Total Views: 1420

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
LNG TANKER - Sunrise

Energy Crunch Stokes Inflation, Economic Recovery Concerns

By Muyu Xu and Shivani Singh BEIJING, Oct 12 (Reuters) – Authorities from Beijing to Delhi scrambled to fill a yawning power supply gap on Tuesday, triggering global stock and...

October 12, 2021
Total Views: 817


Former US Navy Engineer, Wife Face Judge in Submarine Espionage Case

By Jan Wolfe WASHINGTON, Oct 12 (Reuters) – A former U.S. Navy nuclear engineer and his wife on Tuesday faced their first court hearing on charges they attempted to sell secrets about...

October 12, 2021
Total Views: 2490

Monday, October 11, 2021
Royal Navy HMS Queen Elizabeth Carrier

Britain Reaffirms Asia ‘Tilt’ As New Carrier Arrives In Singapore

By Chen Lin (Reuters) Britain’s new aircraft carrier the HMS Queen Elizabeth made a stop in Singapore on Monday, part of a move to reassert itself globally and boost its...

October 11, 2021
Total Views: 2727

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Russia Aims For 365 Day Northern Sea Route Next Year

by Gleb Stolyarov (Reuters) Russia plans to begin year-round shipping via the Northern Sea Route that passes through the Arctic in 2022 or 2023, Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Trutnev said on...

October 11, 2021
Total Views: 1301

Rio Paraguay drought

Brazil Exports Soar As ‘Soybean Super-Highway’ River Dries Up

By Ana Mano (Reuters) – Soymeal shipments from Brazil’s Paranagua port jumped in September driven by strong demand and a drought that has disrupted a traditional logistics route via Argentina....

October 11, 2021
Total Views: 2337

Oil Spill

California Beaches To Reopen After Oil Spill

Oct 11 (Reuters) – Beaches in a southern California city that were shut because of an oil spill last week are set to reopen on Monday morning, authorities said in...

October 11, 2021
Total Views: 465

Sunday, October 10, 2021

Port Sudan Three Week Long Blockade Causes Shortages Of Wheat And Fuel Oil

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – A three-week blockade of Sudan’s main port by tribal protesters is causing shortages of wheat and fuel oil for power generation, endangering the country’s already faulty electricity supply,...

October 10, 2021
Total Views: 1109

Saturday, October 9, 2021

Saudi Royal Navy and Pakistan Navy Carry Out Live-Exercise In Arabian Sea

October 9, 2021
Total Views: 1188