The latest maritime and offshore news.

Wednesday, April 20, 2022
China Oil Tankers In Port

China Bunker Fuel Sales Plunge

By Muyu Xu (Reuters) China’s exports of marine fuel in March plunged 15% from a year ago, customs data showed on Wednesday, owing to high prices and

April 20, 2022
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Friday, April 15, 2022
Captain Catie Hanft Alfultis
Maritime News

SUNY Maritime College Admiral Hides Scandalous External Review Report

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Several sources inside SUNY Maritime College have notified gCaptain that the school President, Rear Admiral Mike Alfultis held a

April 15, 2022
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Russian Super-yacht Owner Oleg Deripaska

Oligarch Yacht AIS Warns ‘Armed Security Onboard’ As It Sails Towards The Black Sea

After successfully transiting the Suez and entering the Mediterranean the sanctioned Russian oligarch-owned superyacht Clio, transmitted the AIS message

April 15, 2022
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Monday, April 11, 2022

Russian Oil Exports Are Forced On Longer Voyages To Find Buyers?

By Julian Lee (Bloomberg) Russia’s crude oil exports, a key source of revenue for Vladimir Putin’s regime, are showing no signs that they are starting to

April 11, 2022
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coffee beans

Traders Reroute Coffee Ships Away From Russia

By Marcelo Teixeira (Reuters) – Traders are diverting coffee shipments that were initially expected to go to Russia, and some have stopped selling to

April 11, 2022
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Sunday, April 10, 2022
Maritime News

LNG Tanker Takes $2M U-Turn In Pursuit Of Higher Gas Prices

By Sergio Chapa (Bloomberg) Hefty April premiums for natural gas in Europe prompted LNG tanker British Listener to make an abrupt U-turn in the Pacific Ocean

April 10, 2022
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Saturday, March 26, 2022

Turkey Defuses Mine After Russia Warns of Strays from Ukraine Ports

By Yoruk Isik and Azra Ceylan RUMELIFENERI, Turkey, March 26 (Reuters) – Turkey’s military deactivated a mine on Saturday that had

March 26, 2022
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Sunday, March 20, 2022
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Germany Announces Energy Deal With Qatar

March 20 (Reuters) – Germany and Qatar are negotiating a long-term energy partnership, government officials from both sides said Sunday, as

March 20, 2022
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Yemen Houthis Attack Saudi Refinery In The Red Sea Port Of Yanbu

RIYADH, March 20 (Reuters) – Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi group fired missiles and drones at Saudi energy and water desalination

March 20, 2022
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Russia Strikes Ukraine With Cruise Missiles From Ships In The Black Sea And Caspian Sea

March 20 (Reuters) – Russia struck Ukraine with cruise missiles from ships in the Black Sea and Caspian Sea,and launched hypersonic missiles

March 20, 2022
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iron ore loading

Australia Bans Exports Of Alumina and Aluminum Ores To Russia

By Thomas Biesheuvel, Mar 20, 2022 (Bloomberg) –Australia, the world’s biggest exporter of alumina, announced a ban on shipments to Russia in a move

March 20, 2022
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Saturday, March 19, 2022

UN Fails To Update Treaty Aimed At Protecting Marine Life

By Todd Woody (Bloomberg) –The United Nations Friday failed to finalize a landmark treaty to preserve the biodiversity of the high seas – the 60% of

March 19, 2022
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Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Chemezov's Super-yacht

Russian Super-Yacht Arrests Continue In Spain

By Thomas Gualtieri (Bloomberg) The Spanish government has taken control of a yacht linked to the top executive of a major Russian defense conglomerate, as

March 16, 2022
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Seafarers Feel Unsafe Entering Russian Ports

by John Konrad (gCaptain) This week the Financial Times (FT) reported that, according to estimates, 55 to 60 percent of Ukraine’s 80,000 seafarers are

March 16, 2022
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Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Tanker at sunset

Oil Tanker Traders Go Underground To Buy Cheap Russian Crude

By Serene Cheong (Bloomberg) –Away from the public eye. That’s where Russian crude is going as buyers tread carefully in their dealings with the pariah

March 15, 2022
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Sunday, March 13, 2022

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Threatens The Already Fragile Global Food System

By Elizabeth Elkin, Allison Smith and Sybilla Gross Mar 13, 2022,(Bloomberg) –The global food system is under threat as Russia’s invasion of

March 13, 2022
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Turkey, Greece Agree To Improve Ties Amid Ukraine Conflict

ISTANBUL, March 13 (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis agreed in talks on Sunday to

March 13, 2022
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Saturday, March 12, 2022

Italy Seizes Russian Billionaire Melnichenko’s Superyacht Over Sanctions

By Emilio Parodi BERGAMO, Italy, March 12 (Reuters) – Italian police have seized a superyacht owned by Russian billionaire Andrey Igorevich

March 12, 2022
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Friday, March 11, 2022
Sovcomflot ship bridge
Maritime News

Will Russia’s Tanker Fleet Come To A Halt?

Russia’s large fleet of European tankers is starting to stall. Will they shift to the Pacific, where Russian flagged ships don’t appear to be suffering

March 11, 2022
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Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Russian Oligarch Fails To Pay Superyacht Crew

By Jonathan Browning (Bloomberg) Alisher Usmanov’s superyacht will languish in a dock in Hamburg after its crew and captain walked after European Union and

March 9, 2022
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