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Wednesday, February 13, 2013
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EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement Unlikely to Affect Crude Oil Shipments

By Claire Milhench LONDON (Reuters) – A trade deal between the European Union and Singapore is unlikely to affect North Sea crude oil shipments to Asia, given that EU crude...

February 13, 2013
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Tuesday, February 12, 2013
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U.S. Lawmakers Consider Future Of Natural Gas Export Policy

By Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Booming shale gas production is reshaping the energy outlook in the United States and Washington must re-examine how it regulates natural gas development and...

February 12, 2013
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News

Big Oil and The Draw of The Arctic

By Yereth Rosen and Gwladys Fouche ANCHORAGE/OSLO, Feb 12 (Reuters) – It may not be this year, but Royal Dutch/Shell and other oil companies will be back to drill in...

February 12, 2013
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Monday, February 11, 2013
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Mideast Crude Tanker Rates Slide To Six-Month Low

By Jonathan Saul LONDON (Reuters) – Crude oil tanker earnings on the major Middle East route slid to their lowest in six months on Monday as the market continued to...

February 11, 2013
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Fire Incidents

Carnival Cruise Ship Adrift Off Mexico After Engine Room Fire

Update: Incident Photos – Carnival Triumph Dead in the Water MEXICO CITY, Feb 10 (Reuters) – The Carnival Triumph, a cruise ship owned by Carnival Corp under its Carnival Cruise Lines...

February 11, 2013
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Sunday, February 10, 2013
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New Commission Created to Protect “Vast Areas” of World’s Oceans Neglected by UNCLOS 1982

By Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle OSLO, Feb 11 (Reuters) – The high seas that cover almost half the Earth’s surface are a treasure trove with little legal protection from growing...

February 10, 2013
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Interesting

Have Hired Guns Finally Scuppered Somali Pirates?

By Peter Apps, Political Risk Correspondent ABOARD RMS QUEEN MARY 2 (Reuters) – Posted between septuagenarian passengers in deck chairs, lookouts stand watch over the Gulf of Aden, scanning the...

February 10, 2013
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Saturday, February 9, 2013
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Incidents

14 Confirmed Dead in Bangladesh Ferry Disaster

DHAKA, Feb 9 (Reuters) – At least 14 people died and five were still missing after a ferry carrying 50 people collided with a sand barge and sank on Bangladesh’s...

February 9, 2013
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Friday, February 8, 2013
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Incidents

Dozens Missing After Ferry Sinks in Bangladesh

DHAKA (Reuters) – A ferry carrying more than 50 people sank on Bangladesh’s giant Meghna River on Friday after colliding with a sand barge and dozens were missing, officials said....

February 8, 2013
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Thursday, February 7, 2013
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Amid Growing Sanctions, Iran Expands its Fleet of Supertankers

By Jonathan Saul LONDON (Reuters) – Iran has taken delivery of several new tankers from Chinese shipyards, giving it greater flexibility in maintaining oil exports in the face of Western...

February 7, 2013
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Wednesday, February 6, 2013
News

Greek Seamen End Strike After Government Order

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greek ships sailed again from the busy ports of Piraeus and Rafina on Wednesday after the government ordered seamen to end a six-day strike that cut off...

February 6, 2013
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India “Concerned” By China’s Role as Operator of Strategic Pakistani Port

By Anurag Kotoky and A. Ananthalakshmi BANGALORE, Feb 6 (Reuters) – China’s role in operating a strategically important port in Pakistan is a matter of concern for India, its defence...

February 6, 2013
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Tuesday, February 5, 2013
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Canada is Not Ready To Handle a Major Spill, “Numerous Shortcomings” Found

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA, Feb 5 (Reuters) – Canada’s offshore petroleum boards are not equipped to cope with a major spill, the country’s environmental watchdog warned on Tuesday in a...

February 5, 2013
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Iran Boosts Export Muscle With New Tankers

By Jonathan Saul LONDON (Reuters) – Iran has taken delivery of several new tankers from Chinese shipyards, giving it greater flexibility in maintaining oil exports in the face of Western...

February 5, 2013
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Piracy

Gunmen Ambush Ship in Nigeria’s Delta, Killing 3

YENAGOA (Reuters) – Gunmen ambushed an Indian-owned oil barge on Tuesday as it was being escorted by the military through Nigeria’s Niger Delta region, killing two soldiers and one crew...

February 5, 2013
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Monday, February 4, 2013
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Blog

Fear, Threats And Bad Food: Life Aboard A Sanctions-Hit Iranian Ship

By Anupama Chandrasekaran CHENNAI, India, Jan 30 (Reuters) – The eight Indian crew members on board the MV Amina had no inkling they were trapped on the frontline of the...

February 4, 2013
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Environmentalists Say Arctic Nations’ Oil Spill Plans are Too Vague and Little Practical Value

By Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle OSLO, Feb 4 (Reuters) – Plans by Arctic nations to start cooperating over oil spills are vague and fail to define corporate liability for any...

February 4, 2013
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Friday, January 18, 2013
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Baltic Exchange Gains Nearly 10% on Capesize Coal Shipments

Jan 18 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying dry commodities, rose on Friday for a eleventh straight session on Atlantic demand...

January 18, 2013
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Thursday, January 17, 2013
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Iranian Cargo Ship Busts out of Sri Lanka After Being Arrested for Unpaid Debts

By Shihar Aneez and Jonathan Saul COLOMBO/LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters) – An Iranian-flagged cargo ship has fled Sri Lanka’s waters after weeks of detention by its navy, acting on a...

January 17, 2013
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Grounding Incidents

US Navy Minesweeper Stuck on a Reef off the Philippines

WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) – A U.S. Navy minesweeper, the USS Guardian, ran aground in the Sulu Sea off the Philippines on Thursday, and was stuck on a reef, the...

January 17, 2013
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