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Thursday, November 17, 2022
Oil tanker British Heritage sails in the Bosphorus, on its way to the Black Sea, in Istanbul
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Turkey Adds Teeth to Russia Sanctions With Tanker-Insurance Rule

By Alex Longley, Ugur Yilmaz and Ercan Ersoy (Bloomberg) — Turkey warned the world’s oil shippers they will need to prove they’re insured to cross

Thursday, November 17, 2022
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Black Sea Grain Export Deal Extended

By Michelle Nichols Nov 17 (Reuters) – A deal aimed at easing global food shortages by facilitating Ukraine’s

November 17, 2022
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Wednesday, November 16, 2022
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Harbor Tug Lockout Threatens ‘Nationwide Port Shutdown’ in Australia

Maritime union says Svitzer bosses are refusing to withdraw lockout that will bring Australian ports to a near standstill The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA)

November 16, 2022
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U.S. Says Iranian Drone Behind Tanker Attack in Gulf of Oman

By Daniel Avis, Alex Longley and Anthony Di Paola (Bloomberg) — The US said an Iranian drone was probably responsible for an attack on an oil tanker

November 16, 2022
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tanker in new york harbor
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Opinion: Jones Act Waivers Will Do Nothing to Help With Diesel Shortages or Lower Costs for Consumers

By Ku’uhaku Park The Biden Administration is considering a range of options to address the lack of diesel supplies and the cost of diesel in the United

November 16, 2022
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Environment

Maersk Lines Up Latest Green Methanol Fuel Supply Partnership

Danish shipping giant Maersk has announced its latest partnership as it works to secure its green methanol fuel supply needed to power its future fleet of

November 16, 2022
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Wednesday, November 16, 2022
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MEPC79 Preview: What to Expect at the IMO’s Upcoming Marine Environmental Protection Committee Meeting

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – The next meeting of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC),

November 16, 2022
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Iran Releases Two Greek Tankers Seized in May

By Renee Maltezou and Jonathan Saul ATHENS/LONDON, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Iran has released two Greek-flagged tankers that it seized in the Gulf in

November 16, 2022
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America’s Unfinished LNG Export Projects Race to Meet Demand from Fuel-Starved Europe

By Sergio Chapa (Bloomberg) — It’s been eight months since Russia invaded Ukraine, sending global commodity prices soaring and forcing

November 16, 2022
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Shipbuilding

Naval Shipbuilding Returning to Belfast’s Harland & Wolff

1,200 new jobs pledged as Harland & Wolff-led consortium is awarded a $1.9 billion Royal Navy contract LONDON, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Britain

November 16, 2022
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Eastern Pacific Shipping Tanker Hit By ‘Projectile’ Off Oman

By Maha El Dahan DUBAI, Nov 16 (Reuters) – A tanker was hit off the coast of Oman on Tuesday, sustaining minor damage to the hull with no injuries or

November 16, 2022
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Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Offshore

Saipem Awarded Offshore Drilling Contracts Worth $800 Million

Italian-based Saipem has been awarded new offshore drilling contracts in the Middle East and West Africa worth approximately $800 million. The five contracts

November 15, 2022
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U.S. Navy Confiscates ‘Massive Amounts’ of Explosives from Fishing Vessel in Gulf of Oman

The U.S. Navy’s 5th Fleet intercepted a fishing vessel attempting to smuggle a “massive amount” of explosive material from Iran to Yemen.

November 15, 2022
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Ports

Svitzer Planning Lockout of Australian Harbor Tug Crews in Dispute with Unions

Towage operator Svitzer, an A.P. Moller-Maersk subsidiary, has announced an indefinite lockout of Australian harbor tug crews over an industrial labor dispute

November 15, 2022
Total Views: 2691

cma cgm headquaters and logo with French flag
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CMA CGM’s Billionaire Boss in Search of Media Acquisitions

By Tara Patel (Bloomberg) — French shipping billionaire Rodolphe Saade is seeking more media acquisitions after snapping up a regional newspaper and

November 15, 2022
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nuclear icebreaker convoy
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Canada Lacks Ability to Track Increasing Arctic Ship Traffic -Auditor

(Bloomberg) — The Canadian government’s ability to track foreign vessels through the Arctic is woefully inadequate and the situation may get worse,

November 15, 2022
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Tuesday, November 15, 2022
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Iran-Linked Oil Tankers Lose Flags Following U.S. Sanctions

By Marianna Parraga HOUSTON, Nov 14 (Reuters) – The international ship registries of Djibouti and the Cook Islands suspended the flags on five

November 15, 2022
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Bulker Banned from Australian Ports for Three Months

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier Costanza from Australian ports for three months for underpaying

November 15, 2022
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Russian Oil Tankers
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Russian Oil Output to Fall 1.4 Million Bpd Next Year as EU Ban Takes Effect – IEA

By Noah Browning LONDON, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Russian oil output is set to fall 1.4 million barrels per day(bpd) next year after a European Union ban on

November 15, 2022
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Monday, November 14, 2022
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Freeport LNG May Extend Texas Plant Outage Through December

By Stephen Stapczynski and Anna Shiryaevskaya (Bloomberg) — A major US liquefied natural gas exporter will likely extend an outage that began in June,

November 14, 2022
Total Views: 2773

Offshore

Staten Island Offshore Wind Port Gets Big Boost from MARAD Grant

A proposed offshore wind port at the Arthur Kill Terminal in Staten Island, New York has been awarded a $48 million federal grant for infrastructure upgrades

November 14, 2022
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