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Tuesday, June 11, 2024
An aerial view shows the Vladimir Arsenyev tanker at the crude oil terminal Kozmino on the shore of Nakhodka Bay near the port city of Nakhodka, Russia August 12, 2022. REUTERS/Tatiana Meel/File Photo
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EU Proposing Sanctions on Russia Shipping Giant Sovcomflot

By Alberto Nardelli (Bloomberg) — The European Union is proposing to sanction Russia’s oil-shipping giant Sovcomflot PJSC in a move to limit the

June 11, 2024
Total Views: 844

Wednesday, May 29, 2024
The Kozmino oil port in eastern Russia
News

EU Weighs Proposal to Sanction Russian Oil Tanker Insurer Ingosstrakh

(Bloomberg) — The European Union’s executive arm is examining the feasibility of a proposal by one of its member states to sanction Russia’s

May 29, 2024
Total Views: 750

Wednesday, April 24, 2024
The Kozmino oil port in eastern Russia
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EU’s Proposed Russia Sanctions to Target More Ships

By Julia Payne and Kate Abnett BRUSSELS, April 24 (Reuters) – The European Commission is expected to propose sanctions on ships delivering North Korean

April 24, 2024
Total Views: 781

Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Yangshan Port south of Shanghai, China.
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China and EU Trade Tensions Risk a Full Trade War, European Chamber President Warns

GUANGZHOU, China, April 17 (Reuters) – China and Europe face a “slow motion train accident” as a rising tide of protectionism threatens

April 17, 2024
Total Views: 865

Friday, March 8, 2024
Palestinians gather on a beach in the hope of getting aid air-dropped over Gaza, amid the ongoing the conflict between Israel and Hamas, in the southern Gaza Strip February 27, 2024. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem
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Gaza Maritime Aid Corridor From Cyprus Could Start This Weekend

LARNACA, Cyprus, March 8 (Reuters) – A sea corridor to take desperately needed aid from Cyprus to besieged Palestinians in Gaza could start this

March 8, 2024
Total Views: 451

Friday, February 16, 2024
2022 photo of The German Navy Sachsen-class air-defense frigate FGS Sachsen
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German Government Approves Military Participation in EU Red Sea Mission

BERLIN, Feb 16 (Reuters) – The German government has approved the deployment of armed forces in a European Union naval mission in the Red Sea to

February 16, 2024
Total Views: 3214

Thursday, January 25, 2024
A containership arrives at the Port of Rotterdam
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European Ports Alliance: EU Launches Effort to Combat Drug Trafficking and Organized Crime in Ports

The European Commission, along with various EU Member States and agencies, have launched the European Ports Alliance Public Private Partnership to combat drug

January 25, 2024
Total Views: 1152

Thursday, November 16, 2023
Port of Rotterdam. Sotkc Photo: Ali A Suliman / Shutterstock.com
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EU Tightens the Net on Shipping-Related Environmental Crimes

EU negotiators have reached a provisional agreement on updating environmental crimes and sanctions rules related to shipping and other activities to enhance

November 16, 2023
Total Views: 789

Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Stock photo of an oil tanker moored at sea
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Russian Oil Tankers Not Targeted in EU Sanctions Proposal -Diplomats

Nov 15 (Reuters) – Russian oil tankers are not targeted in the European Commission’s proposal for tightening the implementation of a

November 15, 2023
Total Views: 764

Thursday, October 19, 2023
A containership arrives at the Port of Rotterdam
Ports

EU Enhances Fight Against Drug Trafficking via European Ports

The European Commission has adopted a comprehensive EU Roadmap to intensify efforts to combat drug trafficking and criminal networks in European ports.

October 19, 2023
Total Views: 617

Wednesday, October 11, 2023
File photo of a containership in port
Shipping

Container Shipping’s Loss of EU Antitrust Exemption ‘May Backfire on Shippers’, Analyst Warns

By Alexander Whiteman (The Loadstar) – The European Commission’s decision not to renew the Consortia Block Exemption Regulation (CBER) after more

October 11, 2023
Total Views: 1779

Tuesday, October 10, 2023
Port of Hamburg
Shipping

Container Shipping Faces ‘Period of Uncertainty’ with Loss of EU Antitrust Protection

International liner shipping group the World Shipping Council says liner operators’ loss of their exemption from EU rules against

October 10, 2023
Total Views: 2958

Maersk ship entering the Port of Rotterdam. Photo: Shutterstock
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Container Shipping Lines to Lose EU Antitrust Exemption from 2024

BRUSSELS, Oct 10 (Reuters) – Cargo shipping companies will from next year no longer enjoy a decades-long exemption from EU rules

October 10, 2023
Total Views: 1470

Sunday, September 10, 2023
A dockyard worker watches as barley grain is poured into a ship in Nikolaev. REUTERS/Vincent Mundy
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EU Takes Aim at Russian ‘Cynicism’ On Black Sea Grain Deal At G20

By Shivangi Acharya, Sarita Chaganti Singh and Katya Golubkova NEW DELHI, Sept 9 (Reuters) – The European Union castigated Russia on Saturday

September 10, 2023
Total Views: 1531

Saturday, August 26, 2023
Cargo ship carrying Ukrainian grain in the Black Sea off Kilyos near Istanbul, Turkey November 2, 2022. Photo REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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EU Urges Russia To Renew Black Sea Grain Deal

By Manoj Kumar NEW DELHI, Aug 26 (Reuters) – A senior European Union official urged Russia on Saturday to renew a deal to allow the safe export of

August 26, 2023
Total Views: 1962

Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Trade War: EU Unveils New China Countermeasure Toolkit
Ports

Trade War: EU Unveils New China Countermeasure Toolkit

The European Union has agreed on a new defense mechanism, allowing retaliation against countries employing economic blackmail or punitive trade measures, such

March 28, 2023
Total Views: 5552

Sunday, February 26, 2023
Russia Sold Oil Far Above Price Cap, Researchers Say
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Russia Sold Oil Far Above Price Cap, Researchers Say

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) –Russian companies got far more money from selling the country’s oil than previously thought in the weeks that

February 26, 2023
Total Views: 5110

Thursday, June 2, 2022
oil tanker
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EU Approves Phased Ban of Russian Oil Imports

By Ewa Krukowska and Jorge Valero (Bloomberg) — The European Union approved a sixth package of sanctions including a partial ban on Russian oil imports

June 2, 2022
Total Views: 512

Tuesday, May 31, 2022
tanker at sea
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EU Bans Most Russian Oil

By Jan Strupczewski and Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS, May 30 (Reuters) – European Union leaders agreed in principle on Monday to cut 90% of oil imports

May 31, 2022
Total Views: 1002

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
EU Leaders Plan Appeal to Biden to Rebuild Transatlantic Ties
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EU Leaders Plan Appeal to Biden to Rebuild Transatlantic Ties

By Jonathan Stearns (Bloomberg) — The European Union plans a sweeping proposal for transatlantic cooperation to U.S. President-elect Joe Biden in a bid

December 1, 2020
Total Views: 1161
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