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Thursday, August 1, 2019
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Maritime News

Shell Not Taking British-Flagged Tankers Through Hormuz

LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell is not taking any British-flagged tankers through the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions with Iran in

August 1, 2019
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Stena Impero, a British-flagged vessel owned by Stena Bulk, is seen at Bandar Abbas port
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Britain Rules Out Tanker Swap with Iran

BANGKOK, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Britain on Thursday ruled out exchanging an Iranian tanker detained by Gibraltar for a British-flagged tanker seized by Iran

August 1, 2019
Total Views: 19

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
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Maritime News

Tankers Perform Vanishing Act in Hormuz as Tensions Escalate

By Brian Wingfield and Julian Lee (Bloomberg) –Oil tanker owners are finding a way to reduce the risks of navigating the Strait of Hormuz, the world’s

July 31, 2019
Total Views: 31

Maritime News

Germany Rules Out Joining U.S.-Led Hormuz Mission

By Joanna Plucinska and Paul Carrel WARSAW/BERLIN, July 31 (Reuters) – Germany will not participate in a U.S.-led naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz

July 31, 2019
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
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BP Has No Plans to Take Tankers Through Hormuz

LONDON, July 30 (Reuters) – BP has not taken any of its oil tankers through the Strait of Hormuz since a July 10 attempt by Iran to seize one

July 30, 2019
Total Views: 18

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Opinion: Europe, U.S. Must Unite Against Iran’s Maritime Misadventures

By The Editors (Bloomberg Opinion) — European nations, alarmed by Iran’s capture of a British oil tanker, are mounting a response to protect their

July 30, 2019
Total Views: 22

UAE Navy boats next to Al Marzoqah Saudi Arabia tanker are seen off the Port of Fujairah
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Rivals Iran and UAE to Hold Maritime Security Talks

DUBAI, July 30 (Reuters) – Iran was to revive maritime security talks on Tuesday with traditional foe the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in an apparent bid

July 30, 2019
Total Views: 5

Monday, July 29, 2019
stena impero seized by iran
Maritime News

Stena Bulk Demands Access to Stena Impero Tanker

Stena Bulk is still awaiting permission from the Iranian authorities to visit the Stena Impero tanker that was seized in the Strait of Hormuz on July 19. All

July 29, 2019
Total Views: 8

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Second UK Warship Arrives in Gulf

(Bloomberg) –Efforts to secure safe passage through the Strait of Hormuz are ramping up as the U.K. said a second warship arrived in the area and South

July 29, 2019
Total Views: 1

Friday, July 26, 2019
Oil supertanker Grace 1 seen in waters of British overseas territory of Gibraltar
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Flags of Inconvenience: Noose Tightens Around Iranian Shipping

By Jonathan Saul, Parisa Hafezi and Marianna Parraga LONDON/DUBAI/PANAMA CITY, July 26 (Reuters) – Somewhere on its journey from the waters off Iran,

July 26, 2019
Total Views: 25

A boat of Iranian Revolutionary Guard sails next to Stena Impero, a British-flagged vessel owned by Stena Bulk, at Bandar Abbas port
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Iran, Ukraine, North Korea Show Ship Seizures Are the New Normal

By Leonid Bershidsky (Bloomberg Opinion) –The seizure of a number of ships in recent months tells an uncomfortable story. In today’s multi-polar world,

July 26, 2019
Total Views: 8

Thursday, July 25, 2019
grace 1 tanker
Maritime News

Opinion: Britain Should Not Reward Iran’s Hostage-Taking

(Bloomberg Opinion) –Confronting the first crisis of his premiership, Boris Johnson must decide what to do about the Stena Impero, the British oil tanker

July 25, 2019
Total Views: 18

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Britain Begins Escorting All UK Vessels Through Strait of Hormuz

By Andrew MacAskill and Jonathan Saul LONDON, July 25 (Reuters) – Britain has started sending a warship to accompany all British-flagged vessels

July 25, 2019
Total Views: 21

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
oil tanker loading
Maritime News

U.S. Sanctions China State Oil Trader for Iran Crude Violation

By Serene Cheong and Alfred Cang (Bloomberg) –The U.S. has sanctioned a Chinese state oil trader for violating restrictions on Iranian crude, an attempt

July 24, 2019
Total Views: 16

Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Maritime News

Britain Wins Early European Support for Hormuz Naval Mission

By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS, July 23 (Reuters) – France, Italy and Denmark gave initial support for a British plan for a European-led naval mission to

July 23, 2019
Total Views: 24

Stena Impero, a British-flagged vessel owned by Stena Bulk, is seen at Bandar Abbas port
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Stena Impero Operator Awaiting Iran Permission to Visit Crew

Stena Bulk, the Swedish operator of the Stena Impero tanker, says it is still awaiting permission from the Iranian government to visit the ship and verify

July 23, 2019
Total Views: 14

Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz
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Europeans Plan Naval Mission to Protect Ships in Persian Gulf

By Alex Morales and Robert Hutton (Bloomberg) –European governments will assemble a naval mission to provide safe passage for ships through the Persian

July 23, 2019
Total Views: 12

Monday, July 22, 2019
stena impero seized by iran
Maritime News

Iran’s Tanker Seizure Sparks Questions Over Owners and Flags

(Bloomberg) –Escalating tensions in the Middle East’s biggest shipping chokepoint is raising speculation over who is responsible for tankers ensnared

July 22, 2019
Total Views: 12

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Provoking Iran Over Tanker Can Blow a Hole in Global Oil Flows

By Julian Lee (Bloomberg Opinion) –The capture of the Stena Impero shows just how easy it is for Iran to hamper shipping through the Strait of Hormuz. At

July 22, 2019
Total Views: 7

A boat of Iranian Revolutionary Guard sails next to Stena Impero, a British-flagged vessel owned by Stena Bulk, at Bandar Abbas port
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Britain Calls for European Naval Mission to Counter Iran’s “Piracy”

By Michael Georgy and Kylie MacLellan DUBAI/LONDON, July 22 (Reuters) – Britain called on Monday for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping

July 22, 2019
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