Friday, April 22, 2016
Maritime News

Cuba Clears Way for Historic Carnival Cruise

By Marc Frank HAVANA, April 22 (Reuters) – Cuba said on Friday it would lift a ban on Cuban-born citizens entering and leaving the Caribbean island by

April 22, 2016
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Tuesday, April 12, 2016
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Maritime News

Cuba’s No-Cubans Rule Puts Cruise Lines in Uncharted Waters

By Justin Bachman (Bloomberg) — Carnival Corp.’s maiden voyage to Cuba next month will be filled with almost 700 cruisers looking to spend time

April 12, 2016
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Monday, March 21, 2016

Carnival Approved for Cuba Cruises

March 21 (Reuters) – Cruise operator Carnival Corp said on Monday it received approval from Cuban authorities to begin operations to the country,

March 21, 2016
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Monday, January 4, 2016
Maritime News

Virginia and Cuba Seek to Expand Trade With New Port Agreement

By Jaime Hamre HAVANA, Jan 4 (Reuters) – Virginia’s port authority will become the first U.S. port operator to sign a cooperation agreement with

January 4, 2016
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Thursday, July 23, 2015
Maritime News

U.S. Lawmakers Seek to Change Cuba Travel and Shipping Rules

  By Patricia Zengerle and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON, July 23 (Reuters) – A U.S. Senate committee on Thursday approved amendments that would end

July 23, 2015
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Friday, July 17, 2015
Maritime News

Spanish Ferry Company Wins Licenses for U.S.-Cuba Service

  MADRID, July 17 (Reuters) – Spanish ferry company Balearia said on Friday it has been granted U.S. licenses to operate a passenger service between

July 17, 2015
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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

U.S. Clears Carnival Cruises to Cuba

  By Christopher Palmeri (Bloomberg) — Carnival Corp., angling to become the first U.S. cruise operator to call on Cuba in 50 years, said the

July 7, 2015
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Friday, May 15, 2015
Maritime News

Cuban Migrants Trapped on Coast Guard Ship as State Department Works to Repatriate

The Associated Press reported on Friday dozens of Cubans are currently stranded aboard the US Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant in the Florida Straits awaiting

May 15, 2015
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Tuesday, May 12, 2015
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Total Denies Cuban TV Reports of Offshore Exploration Plans

French President Francois Hollande paid a historic visit to Cuba on Monday as the first western leader to visit the country since Spanish Prime Minister Felipe

May 12, 2015
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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

US Approves Cuba Ferry Service

The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday approved licenses for passenger ferry service between the United States and Cuba, a Treasury Department official told

May 5, 2015
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Saturday, January 31, 2015
Maritime News

Odebrecht Sees Cuba’s Mariel Port Expanding Sooner with Better U.S. Ties

Cuba's improved relations with the United States could lead to a more rapid expansion of the port upon which the country has staked much of its economic

January 31, 2015
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Monday, August 11, 2014
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Cuba Shifts Energy Focus Away from Offshore After Unsuccessful Drilling Campaign

Cuba has shifted its focus away from offshore oil, concentrating on renewable energy and improving output from onshore wells due to a lack of interest by

August 11, 2014
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Friday, July 11, 2014

Rosneft to Conduct Oil Exploration Campaign Offshore Cuba

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he was hopeful Russian oil company Rosneft and Cuban state oil company Cupet could begin jointly exploring

July 11, 2014
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Monday, April 28, 2014
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Cuba to Move Ahead with LNG Regasification Project

By Pietro D. Pitts April 28 (Bloomberg) — Cuba continues moving forward with development of a $1.4 billion natural gas regasification project and a $1.2

April 28, 2014
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Monday, January 27, 2014

Cuba Inaugurates New Mariel Port

Cuba on Monday inaugurated a $957 million port billed as the most modern in Latin America and crucial to the economic future of the communist-ruled island in a

January 27, 2014
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Saturday, August 3, 2013

SPOTD: Russian “Carrier Killer” Warship Enters Havana

A fleet of Russian warships entered the Port of Havana today, including the guided missile cruiser Moskva, pictured above, the destroyer Vice-Admiral Kulakov

August 3, 2013
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Thursday, October 18, 2012

Salvors Refloat the Hansa Berlin off Cuba

Following a lost of power during tropical storm Isaac off Cuba on 26 August, the Liberian-flagged container ship Hansa Berlin found herself bricked up off the

October 18, 2012
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Tuesday, September 4, 2012

So the Hansa Berlin REALLY DID Run Aground on Cuba’s Coast [INCIDENT PHOTO]

It’s about time we have some photo evidence of the grounded Hansa Berlin in Cuba.  gCaptain broke the news that the Hansa Berlin containership quietly

September 4, 2012
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Wednesday, August 29, 2012
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Update on Hansa Berlin Grounding Off Cuba, Salvors Enroute

The shipowner/managers Leonhardt & Blumberg report today that they have invited salvage companies for individual offers for the safe and successful

August 29, 2012
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Monday, August 27, 2012
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Isaac Claims Containership in Cuban Waters [UPDATE]

Mariners in the Gulf of Mexico region reported to us yesterday of a continual alert being received over distress frequencies off Cuba, one that we have been

August 27, 2012
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