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Thursday, September 21, 2023
FILE PHOTO: The guided-missile submarine USS Florida (SSGN 728) transits the Suez Canal in Egypt, en route the Middle East in support of the Bahrain-based U.S. Fifth Fleet, in this photo taken on April 7, 2023 and released by U.S.Navy Central Command on April 8, 2023. Elliot Schaudt/U.S Navy Central Command/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

U.S. Revives Cold War Submarine Spy Program to Counter China

Sept 21 (Reuters) – On a windswept island 50 miles north of Seattle sits a U.S. Navy monitoring station. For years, it was kept busy

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Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Cargo Ship Crew Evacuated After Potential Sea Mine Explosion Near Romanian Danube Port

Cargo Ship Crew Evacuated After Potential Sea Mine Explosion Near Romanian Danube Port

BUCHAREST, Sept 20 (Reuters) – The crew of a Togo-flagged general cargo ship bound for one of Ukraine’s Danube river ports were evacuated

September 20, 2023
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Monday, September 18, 2023
Greenpeace environmental activists on kayaks write "gas kills" on a LNG processing terminal set to be operated by Total Energies in Le Havre port, France, September 18, 2023. Jean Nicholas Guillo / Greenpeace /Handout via REUTERS

Greenpeace Blocks Arrival of New LNG Unit at French Port

PARIS, Sept 18 (Reuters) – A new LNG floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) arrived in western France on Monday morning, a

September 18, 2023
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Friday, September 15, 2023
FILE PHOTO: Whaling ships are seen docked at a wharf in Rejkjavik January 29, 2009. The sign on the ship reads, "Whale". REUTERS/Ints Kalnins/File Photo

Iceland Suspends Whaling Ship Over Animal Welfare Violation

COPENHAGEN, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Iceland has suspended the operations of one of its two whaling vessels for taking too long to kill a fin whale,

September 15, 2023
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Thursday, September 14, 2023
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Hapag-Lloyd CEO: Counter Offer for HHLA Would Not be in our Interest

BERLIN, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Hapag-Lloyd CEO Rolf Habben Jansen said on Thursday that it would not be in the container shipper’s interest to make

September 14, 2023
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Wednesday, September 13, 2023
View of a damaged Russian ship following a Ukrainian missile attack on Sevastopol, Crimea September 13, 2023 in this social media image. Crimean Wind via Telegram via REUTERS

Ukraine Hits Russia’s North Sea Fleet in Major Crimea Attack

By Tom Balmforth KYIV, Sept 13 (Reuters)-Ukraine said it struck Russian naval targets and port infrastructure early on Wednesday in the Crimean city of

September 13, 2023
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Saturday, September 9, 2023
A general view of Chevron-operated Gorgon project. Chevron/Handout via REUTERS

Chevron Pulls Contract Crew From Australia LNG Project As Strikes Begin

Sept 9 (Reuters) – Chevron Corp CVX.N started withdrawing contractor workers from its Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility on Saturday,

September 9, 2023
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Friday, September 8, 2023

Chevron LNG Workers go on Strike, Threatening Global Supply

Sept 8 (Reuters) – Workers at Chevron’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects in Australia went on strike on Friday after talks broke down without a

September 8, 2023
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Wednesday, September 6, 2023
FILE PHOTO: Containers are seen on the Maersk's Triple-E giant container ship Majestic Maersk, one of the world's largest container ships, as it sails in the Strait of Gibraltar towards the port of Algeciras, Spain January 19, 2023. REUTERS/Jon Nazca/File Photo

Global Trade Finance Gap at Record $2.5 Trillion, Says ADB

(Bloomberg) — The global trade finance gap jumped to a record $2.5 trillion last year, as heightened economic risks left banks’ financing capacity

September 6, 2023
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Friday, September 1, 2023
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Big Tech’s Poaching of Oil Patch Workers Threatens to Snarl U.S. Gas Export Boom

(Bloomberg) — Jose De Hoyos is recruiting in the oil patch. He got his start meeting workers in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale basin. This month,

September 1, 2023
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Wednesday, August 30, 2023
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Ships Drop Anchor Around Gabon as Country Shuts Down After Coup

LONDON, Aug 30 (Reuters) – At least 30 commercial ships dropped anchor on Wednesday around Gabon’s waters after military officers said

August 30, 2023
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Monday, August 28, 2023
An undated handout photo of the Gorgon LNG project located in Western Australia.

Chevron LNG Workers in Australia Plan Industrial Action From Sept. 7

SYDNEY, Aug 28 (Reuters) – Unions representing workers at Chevron‘s two major Australian liquefied natural gas (LNG) complexes have said they

August 28, 2023
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Thursday, August 24, 2023
FILE PHOTO: The Léon Thévenin near Buitenratel, Belgium. Photo: Hans Hillewaert/CC BY-SA 4.0

Ship Sent to Repair Cut Internet Cables Off Africa’s West Coast

(Bloomberg) — Fiber-optic cables that were damaged by a rockfall in an undersea canyon, resulting in slow internet connections in some parts of Africa,

August 24, 2023
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Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Russian Bulk Exports Surge Despite Western Pressure

Russian Bulk Exports Surge Despite Western Pressure

Despite Western sanctions aimed at hindering Russian exporters, recent data reveals a significant surge in Russia’s seaborne dry cargo exports. Figures from

August 23, 2023
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Friday, August 18, 2023
A still image from a video, released by Russia's Defence Ministry, shows what it said to be Russian and Chinese navy ships jointly patrolling the Pacific Ocean and holding naval exercises in the East China Sea, in this image taken from footage released August 18, 2023. Russian Defence

Japan Scrambles Jets Amid Russian and Chinese Naval Patrol in Pacific

TOKYO, Aug 18 (Reuters) – Japan said on Friday it scrambled fighter jets after two Russian IL-38 information-gathering aircraft were

August 18, 2023
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Wednesday, August 16, 2023
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Scotland’s Budget Deficit Shrinks on Record North Sea Oil Money

(Bloomberg) — Scotland’s public spending deficit narrowed after revenue from North Sea oil more than tripled to a record. The shortfall dropped to

August 16, 2023
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Monday, August 14, 2023
FILE PHOTO: Container cranes are pictured at the port of Singapore, June 10, 2018. REUTERS/Feline Lim/File Photo

Singapore Bunker Sales Rebound as Container Throughput Firms

SINGAPORE, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Singapore‘s marine fuel sales, also known as bunker sales, rebounded in July after a sharp decline in June, while

August 14, 2023
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Friday, August 11, 2023
containership viewed from ship's bridge singapore

Hard Landing for Trade Roils World Export Champs

(Bloomberg) — As economists gauge the likelihood of recessions in major economies around the world, a slew of recent data show that a downturn is already

August 11, 2023
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Yangshan Port south of Shanghai, China.

China Approves Trading of Container Freight Index Futures on Shanghai Exchange

SINGAPORE, Aug 11 (Reuters) – China‘s securities regulator has approved trading of Shanghai container freight index futures on the

August 11, 2023
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Monday, August 7, 2023
Sea drone shows the silhouette of Olenegorsky Gornyak ship near the port of Novorossiysk. Video obtained by Reuters/via REUTERS

Ukraine Black Sea Drone Attacks Signal Rapidly Expanding War

(Bloomberg) — The footprint of President Vladimir Putin’s war on Ukraine is growing fast after a weekend in which sea drones crippled a Russian naval

August 7, 2023
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