Monday, September 20, 2021
Accidents

Cargo Ship Grounds in Bulgaria – AIS and Images

A Panama-flagged general cargo ship ran aground on Bulgaria’s coast in the Black Sea early Monday morning. AIS ship tracking data shows the MV Vera Su was traveling at about...

September 20, 2021
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Saturday, August 14, 2021
MINERVA_SYMPHONY Tanker Black Sea
Oil Spill

Russia Opens Criminal Investigation Over Black Sea Tanker Spill

by Gleb Stolyarov (Reuters) Russian investigators were conducting searches at the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) after last Saturday’s oil spill near the Black Sea port of Novorossiisk, the regional branch...

August 14, 2021
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Friday, August 21, 2020
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Offshore

Drillship Fatih Makes Huge Black Sea Discovery

By Selcan Hacaoglu (Bloomberg) President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey has found 320 billion cubic meters of natural gas in the biggest ever discovery in the Black Sea, and hopes...

August 21, 2020
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Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Offshore

Turkey Discovers Energy In Black Sea

By Cagan Koc and Selcan Hacaoglu (Bloomberg) Turkey has made an energy discovery in the Black Sea, most likely natural gas, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said...

August 19, 2020
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Friday, June 15, 2018
Russian Navy guided missile cruiser Varyag
Defense

Russian Navy Put On High Alert

  by Anton Zverev (Reuters) – Sources close to the Russian military said on Thursday that Russian naval forces in the Black Sea had been put on heightened alert to discourage...

June 15, 2018
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Sunday, June 19, 2016
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Navy

U.S. Navy Will Stay In Black Sea Despite Russian Warning

by Steve Scherer, Reuters – The United States will maintain its presence in the Black Sea despite a Russian warning that a U.S. destroyer patrolling there undermined regional security, the...

June 19, 2016
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Friday, June 10, 2016
News

U.S. Navy Destroyer in Black Sea Stokes Tensions with Russia

MOSCOW, June 10 (Reuters) – The Russian Foreign ministry said Moscow would respond to a U.S. naval ship’s entry into the Black Sea with unspecified measures, saying it and other...

June 10, 2016
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Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Maritime News

Shell Seals Offshore Oil and Gas Deal With Bulgaria

By Slav Okov (Bloomberg) — Royal Dutch Shell Plc signed a five-year contract for oil and natural gas exploration in the deep waters of the Black Sea off the Bulgarian...

February 23, 2016
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Saturday, December 5, 2015
Maritime News

Turkey, Russia Fallout Over Downed Warplane Deepens at Two Ports

By Selcan Hacaoglu (Bloomberg) — Turkey released three of four Russian ships that it detained this month at a Black Sea port for maritime safety violations, according to data on...

December 5, 2015
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