Tuesday, January 26, 2021

U.S. Tries to Seize Oil Shipment It Says Came From Iran

By Verity Ratcliffe (Bloomberg) — The U.S. is trying to seize around 2 million barrels of what it thinks is Iranian oil, according to people familiar with the matter, in Washington’s...

January 26, 2021
Total Views: 4531


Indonesia Escorts Seized Tankers to Dock for Investigation

By Agustinus Beo Da Costa JAKARTA, Jan 26 (Reuters) – The Iranian and Panamanian-flagged vessels seized by Indonesian authorities for suspected illegal oil transfers are making their way to dock...

January 26, 2021
Total Views: 1501

Sunday, January 24, 2021

Indonesia Seizes Iranian and Panamanian Tankers Over Illegal Oil Transfer

Jakarta, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Indonesia said on Sunday its coast guard had seized the Iranian-flagged MT Horse and the Panamanian-flagged MT Frea vessels over suspected illegal fuel transfers off the country’s...

January 24, 2021
Total Views: 3622

Friday, January 15, 2021
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U.S. Targets Iranian Shipping with Fresh Sanctions in Final Days of Trump Presidency

WASHINGTON, Jan 15 (Reuters) – The United States on Friday sanctioned companies in Iran, China and the United Arab Emirates for doing business with the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines and...

January 15, 2021
Total Views: 1412

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
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Maritime News

U.S. Blacklists More Companies Over Iranian Petrochemical Exports

By Daphne Psaledakis WASHINGTON, Dec 16 (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on companies based in China and the United Arab Emirates, accusing them of supporting the...

December 16, 2020
Total Views: 1689

Monday, December 7, 2020
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Iranian Fuel Flotilla Sailing to Venezuela

By Fabiola Zerpa, Ben Bartenstein and Peter Millard (Bloomberg) — Iran is sending its biggest fleet yet of tankers to Venezuela in defiance of U.S. sanctions to help the isolated nation...

December 7, 2020
Total Views: 2050

Friday, October 30, 2020
Maritime News

Iran Likens U.S. to ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’

DUBAI, Oct 30 (Reuters) – Iran accused the United States on Friday of acting like the “Pirates of the Caribbean” after Washington said it had sold off Iranian crude oil...

October 30, 2020
Total Views: 52

Monday, October 26, 2020
Maritime News

U.S. Issues Fresh Sanctions Targeting Iranian Oil

WASHINGTON, Oct 26 (Reuters) – The United States on Monday imposed fresh Iran-related sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic’s oil sector, including the Iranian Ministry of Petroleum, in Washington’s latest move...

October 26, 2020
Total Views: 39

Sunday, October 4, 2020

U.S.-Seized Gasoline Tankers Discharges In New York

By Gary McWilliams (Reuters) – The first of two tankers carrying cargoes of Iranian gasoline seized by the United States discharged in New York on Thursday, according to Refinitiv vessel...

October 4, 2020
Total Views: 60

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Maritime News

Venezuela and Iran Buck U.S. Sanctions Again to Export Crude

By Lucia Kassai (Bloomberg) — After defying U.S. sanctions by shipping a cargo of oil condensate to Venezuela just last week, Iran is using the same ship to help the...

September 22, 2020
Total Views: 20

Monday, August 17, 2020

Tehran Says Ships Targeted by U.S. Were Holding Iranian Fuel

Four tankers whose fuel was seized by the U.S. over the past month were heading to Venezuela and carrying gasoline loaded in Iran, according to Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar...

August 17, 2020
Total Views: 18

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Maritime News

U.S. Sanctions Five Iranian Ship Captains

By Humeyra Pamuk and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON, June 24 (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on five Iranian ship captains who delivered oil to Venezuela, and Secretary...

June 24, 2020
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Maritime News

U.S. Sanctions Guidance Raises Hurdles for Global Maritime Industry

By Jonathan Saul, Humeyra Pamuk and Timothy Gardner LONDON/WASHINGTON, May 27 (Reuters) – Ship owners and insurers say it may be impossible for the maritime industry to fully comply with...

May 27, 2020
Total Views: 8

Thursday, May 14, 2020
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Maritime News

Trump Administration Issues Global Maritime Advisory to Avoid Sanctions Risk

By Humeyra Pamuk, Jonathan Saul and Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON/LONDON May 14 (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Thursday issued guidelines to help ship owners and insurers avoid the risks of...

May 14, 2020
Total Views: 6

Monday, March 9, 2020
Maritime News

U.S. to Warn Shipping Against Storing Iranian Oil

WASHINGTON, March 9 (Reuters) – The Trump administration will soon issue advisories warning shippers, port officials and insurance companies against the practice of storing Iranian oil and avoiding U.S. sanctions...

March 9, 2020
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Maritime News

U.S. Sets Sights on Shipping Companies for Sanctions Evasions

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Nov 6 (Reuters) – The United States will target shipping companies that are in breach of sanctions and aggressively enforce measures across the globe to clamp...

November 6, 2019
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
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Maritime News

COSCO Tanker Sanctions Seen Denting Demand for High Sulphur Fuel Oil

By Noah Browning LONDON, Oct 29 (Reuters) – U.S. sanctions on a top Chinese shipping fleet is set to produce a totally unintended result — less burning of the dirtiest...

October 29, 2019
Total Views: 1

Thursday, October 24, 2019
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Maritime News

U.S. Waiver Offers Grace Period to Wind Down Business with COSCO Tanker Units

WASHINGTON, Oct 24 (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday issued a nearly two-month waiver for companies to wind down transactions with a Chinese tanker company it sanctioned last...

October 24, 2019
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
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Maritime News

Teekay’s Icebreaking LNG Carriers No Longer Considered ‘Blocked’ Under U.S. Sanctions

The joint venture operating icebreaking LNG carriers for Yamal LNG have been exempted from U.S. sanctions against COSCO tanker units, Russian natural gas producer Novatek said Tuesday. Novatek, which operates...

October 22, 2019
Total Views: 23

Wednesday, October 16, 2019
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Maritime News

U.S. ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Chinese Tankers Going Dark

By Timothy Gardner and Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON, Oct 16 (Reuters) – The White House is warning Chinese shipping companies against turning off their ships’ transponders to hide Iranian oil shipments...

October 16, 2019
Total Views: 10