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Sunday, January 24, 2021
Containership MOZART
Maritime Security Incidents

One Killed, 15 Kidnapped, In Violent Pirate Attack Off Nigeria

By Jonathan Spicer and Irem Koca (Reuters) – Pirates off Nigeria’s coast kidnapped 15 sailors from the Turkish container ship M/V Mozart in the Gulf of Guinea on Saturday in a brazen...

2 hours ago
Total Views: 2187

Navy

US Carrier Group Enters The South China Sea

by Ben Blanchard (Reuters) – A U.S. aircraft carrier group led by the USS Theodore Roosevelt has entered the South China Sea to promote “freedom of the seas,” the U.S....

7 hours ago
Total Views: 683

Friday, January 22, 2021
Shipping

After Brexit, Ireland and France Cut Out the Middleman – Britain

By Richard Lough and Padraic Halpin CHERBOURG, France/DUBLIN, Jan 22 (Reuters) – From his office overlooking Cherbourg docks, general manager Yannick Millet points to trailers destined for Ireland that belong...

January 22, 2021
Total Views: 4455

Defense

China Authorizes Coast Guard to Fire on Foreign Vessels if Needed

By Yew Lun Tian BEIJING, Jan 22 (Reuters) – China passed a law on Friday that for the first time explicitly allows its coast guard to fire on foreign vessels, a move...

January 22, 2021
Total Views: 2911

Thursday, January 21, 2021
Offshore

Norway to Award Arctic Drilling Permits in Q2, Minister Says

OSLO, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Norway is proceeding with plans to award oil and gas exploration permits in frontier regions of the Arctic later this year, Oil and Energy Minister...

January 21, 2021
Total Views: 962

offshore wind farm under construction
Offshore

Permitting for Big U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Will Resume ‘Very, Very Soon’ -Avangrid CEO

Jan 20 (Reuters) – The developer of the first major U.S. offshore wind farm said on Wednesday it will soon apply for a federal permit from President Joe Biden’s administration, after former...

January 21, 2021
Total Views: 2249

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Shipping

Fertilizer Makers Look to Sea for Green Growth

By Rod Nickel and Victoria Klesty WINNIPEG, Manitoba/OSLO, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Two of the world’s biggest fertilizer producers, CF Industries Holdings Inc and Yara International Asa, are seeking to...

January 20, 2021
Total Views: 1622

Americas Magic Website
Incidents

America’s America’s Cup Boat Capsizes Hard

by Shrivathsa Sridhar (Reuters) – American Magic’s hopes of challenging Team New Zealand for the America’s Cup were dealt a blow when their yacht “Patriot” capsized on Sunday but the...

January 20, 2021
Total Views: 5405

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Maritime News

Raimondo’s U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Hearing Scheduled For Next Week

by David Shepardson (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee will consider President-elect Joe Biden’s nomination of Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo to head the Commerce Department in a hearing...

January 20, 2021
Total Views: 679

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
oil tanker
Shipping

U.S. Blacklists Oil Traders, Tankers for Undermining Venezuela Sanctions

By Brian Ellsworth and Marianna Parraga CARACAS/MEXICO CITY, Jan 19 (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday sanctioned a network of oil trading firms, individuals and vessels that have helped...

January 19, 2021
Total Views: 1343

Cruise Ships

Royal Caribbean to Sell Azamara Brand for $201 Million Cash

Jan 19 (Reuters) – Royal Caribbean Group said it would sell its Azamara line to private equity firm Sycamore Partners for $201 million in cash, to focus more on its...

January 19, 2021
Total Views: 2366

Renew Oceans office in Varanasi India
Environment

Big Oil’s Big Ocean Plastic Project Is Dead In The Water

By Joe Brock, John Geddie and Saurabh Sharma (Reuters) – A wheelbarrow and a handful of metal grids for capturing litter, emblazoned with the words “Renew Oceans,” sit rusting outside an...

January 19, 2021
Total Views: 3515

Navy

Iran Starts Naval War Games Near Mouth Of Gulf

(Reuters) – Iranian army commandos and paratroopers started exercises near the mouth of the Gulf on Tuesday, the last full day of U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration. State television showed...

January 19, 2021
Total Views: 1734

Monday, January 18, 2021
Shipping

U.S. Plans to Sanction ‘Fortuna’ Vessel Doing Nord Stream 2 Work

By Michael Nienaber BERLIN, Jan 18 (Reuters) – The United States has informed Germany that it plans to impose sanctions on a Russian pipe-laying ship involved in construction of the...

January 18, 2021
Total Views: 8352

Ports

China’s Economy Ends 2020 Upbeat After COVID-19 Shock

By Gabriel Crossley and Kevin Yao BEIJING, Jan 18 (Reuters) – China’s economy picked up speed in the fourth quarter, with growth beating expectations as it ended a rough coronavirus-striken 2020...

January 18, 2021
Total Views: 1104

Ports

Trafigura Wins Rare Bonded Bunker License in China’s Marine Fuel Hub

SINGAPORE, Jan 15 (Reuters) – Commodities trader Trafigura has won a licence to supply bonded marine fuel at the port of Zhoushan, China’s top bunker fuel hub, a company spokeswoman...

January 18, 2021
Total Views: 1794

Saturday, January 16, 2021
Navy

Iran Fires Long-Range Anti-Ship Missiles Into Indian Ocean

(Reuters) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards on Saturday fired long-range ballistic missiles into the Indian Ocean on the second day of a military exercise, state media reported. The drill, which comes in the...

January 16, 2021
Total Views: 4908

Friday, January 15, 2021
Offshore

Construction Set to Start on Nord Stream 2 Pipeline in Danish Waters

BERLIN, Jan 15 (Reuters) – The Russia-led Nord Stream 2 (NS2) consortium on Friday said preparatory work to complete the subsea gas pipeline to Germany in Danish waters can go...

January 15, 2021
Total Views: 2534

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Shipping

U.S. Targets Iranian Shipping with Fresh Sanctions in Final Days of Trump Presidency

WASHINGTON, Jan 15 (Reuters) – The United States on Friday sanctioned companies in Iran, China and the United Arab Emirates for doing business with the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines and...

January 15, 2021
Total Views: 1405

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Offshore

Total Quits American Petroleum Institute Over Climate Policies

By Ron Bousso LONDON, Jan 15 (Reuters) – France’s Total SE on Friday became the first major global energy company to quit the main U.S. oil and gas lobby due...

January 15, 2021
Total Views: 2307