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Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Greek Seamen End Strike After Government Order
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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

February 6, 2013
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News

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

February 6, 2013
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Tuesday, February 5, 2013
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News

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

February 5, 2013
Total Views: 6

Iranian crude oil supertanker "Delvar" is seen anchored off Singapore. REUTERS/Tim Chong
Uncategorized

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

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

February 5, 2013
Total Views: 27

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

February 4, 2013
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News

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

February 4, 2013
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Friday, January 18, 2013
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News

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

January 18, 2013
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Thursday, January 17, 2013
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Uncategorized

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

January 17, 2013
Total Views: 36

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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

January 17, 2013
Total Views: 26

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
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News

Norwegian Regulators Sharpen Focus on Offshore Drillers and Arctic Safety

By Gwladys Fouche STAVANGER, Norway, Jan 16 (Reuters) – Oil companies are overlooking some vital safety issues when preparing to drill in frontier Arctic

January 16, 2013
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Offshore

Cormorant Alpha Leak Shuts Down North Sea Brent System

DUBAI, Jan 16 (Reuters) – Abu Dhabi oil company TAQA said it had no restart date for oil output stopped after a leak at its North Sea Cormorant Alpha

January 16, 2013
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Tuesday, January 15, 2013
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News

Abu Dhabi’s TAQA Shuts Down North Sea Production Platform After Oil Leak Discovered

DUBAI, Jan 15 (Reuters) – Abu Dhabi National Energy Co (TAQA) confirmed the shutdown of one of its platforms in the UK North Sea, after discovering oil

January 15, 2013
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Saturday, January 12, 2013
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Interesting

After Two Years, Somali Pirates Release Syrian Hostages Without Ransom

MOGADISHU – Somali pirates have released three Syrian hostages held in captivity since 2010 without payment of any ransom, government officials said on

January 12, 2013
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Thursday, January 10, 2013
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Collision

US Navy Submarine Gives Love Tap to Fishing Boat, Damages Periscope

WASHINGTON – A nuclear-powered U.S. attack submarine struck a suspected fishing vessel shortly after passing through the Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf on

January 10, 2013
Total Views: 87

Wednesday, January 9, 2013
New York Harbor High Speed Ferry Crash: At Least 57 Injured, 2 Critical [UPDATE]
Collision

New York Harbor High Speed Ferry Crash: At Least 57 Injured, 2 Critical [UPDATE]

Click HERE for latest update Update: The incident occurred at the Pier 11 ferry terminal in Manhattan, N.Y. Fifty-seven injuries have been reported after the

January 9, 2013
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Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Turkish Snowstorm Shuts Down Bosphorus Strait
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Turkish Snowstorm Shuts Down Bosphorus Strait

ISTANBUL – A snowstorm that sharply reduced visibility in Turkey’s Bosphorus Strait forced maritime authorities to shut the key shipping channel on

January 8, 2013
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News

With Subsea Compression Technology, Offshore Platforms Could Become Obsolete

By Balazs Koranyi OSLO – Lying at the bottom of a giant water-filled pit in western Norway, a thousand-tonne gas compressor is humming along, going

January 8, 2013
Total Views: 60

Saturday, January 5, 2013
1,000 Ships Locked in Ice off China
News

1,000 Ships Locked in Ice off China

Temperatures in China have plunged to their lowest in almost three decades, cold enough to freeze coastal waters and trap 1,000 ships in ice, official media

January 5, 2013
Total Views: 49

Tuesday, January 1, 2013
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Grounding Incidents

Kulluk Drilling Rig Grounds After Tow Lines Fail [Incident Photo]

Latest Update (Jan. 2): Overflight Video, Environmental Groups Respond as Damage Assessment Begins on the Stranded Kulluk By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska

January 1, 2013
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