Saturday, March 18, 2023

Saddam’s Rusting Yacht Serves As Picnic Spot For Iraqi Fishermen

BASRA, Iraq, March 16 (Reuters) – Capsized in a river in southern Iraq, the rusting wreck of a yacht that belonged to Saddam Hussein serves as a stark

March 18, 2023
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Thursday, July 28, 2022
UAE Navy boats next to Al Marzoqah Saudi Arabia tanker are seen off the Port of Fujairah

Ships Bypass Fujairah For Cheap Iraq Bunker Fuel

Some Middle Eastern exporters are bypassing Fujairah, the region’s main bunkering hub, to avoid excessive port delays. Cargo ships departing Kuwait,

July 28, 2022
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Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Iraq Signs $2.6 Billion Deal with DSME to Build First Phase of Faw Port

BAGHDAD, Dec 30 (Reuters) – Iraq agreed a $2.625 billion deal with South Korea’s Daewoo Engineering & Construction (047040.KS) on Wednesday to

December 30, 2020
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Iraq Signs $2.6B Port Deal With Daewoo

by Maher Nazeh (Reuters) – Iraq agreed to a $2.625 billion deal with South Korea’s Daewoo Engineering & Construction ($047040.KS) on Wednesday

December 30, 2020
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Thursday, April 18, 2019
Maritime News

U.S. Gulf Gets Least Crude in Decades as Iraqi Imports Dive

By Sheela Tobben (Bloomberg) — The U.S. Gulf Coast imported the least amount of crude in nearly three decades as shipments from Iraq plummeted and

April 18, 2019
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Saddam Hussein’s Former Superyacht Now a Hotel for Maritime Pilots in Iraq

By Ulf Laessing BASRA, Iraq, May 22 (Reuters) – The king size bed in Saddam Hussein’s superyacht is made, the silk curtains around it have been

May 22, 2018
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Sunday, October 29, 2017

Iraq Boosts Oil Export Capacity

by Ahmed Rasheed (Reuters) Iraq has increased oil export capacity from its southern ports by 900,000 barrels per day (bpd) to 4.6 million bpd after adding a

October 29, 2017
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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
oil tanker

Iraq Sets Up Oil Shipping, Trading Joint Venture

By Rania El Gamal DUBAI, Aug 16 (Reuters) – OPEC member Iraq has formed a joint venture with a shipping company owned by Arab states to transfer,

August 16, 2017
Total Views: 43

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Oil Tanker SN_OLIVIA
Maritime News

Iraq Blacklists Tankers Transporting Kurdish Crude Oil

By Dmitry Zhdannikov (Reuters) Iraqi state oil firm SOMO has blacklisted three tankers involved in shipping crude from Kurdistan, stepping up pressure on the

August 30, 2016
Total Views: 53

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Maritime News

Huge Oil Tanker Traffic Jam Builds at Iraq’s Basra Port

By Keith Wallis SINGAPORE, April 6 (Reuters) – A traffic jam of nearly 30 large oil tankers has built up outside the Iraqi port of Basra due to loading

April 6, 2016
Total Views: 85

Sunday, April 26, 2015
Al Ba?rah Oil Terminal

Iraq Will Export New Crude Grade in May After Setting Discounts

Iraq, OPEC’s second-biggest producer, will start exporting Basrah Heavy crude next month after offering discounts for the new grade in Europe, Asia and the

April 26, 2015
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Thursday, April 2, 2015

Four-Mile-Long Line of Supertankers in Iraq Helps Fuel Rate Surge

Iraq’s biggest oil exports in more than three decades and winter winds are helping to keep shipping rates at a six-year high as a four-mile line of

April 2, 2015
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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
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Tanker Carrying Disputed Oil On the Move Off Texas

An oil tanker off the coast of Texas loaded with $100 million of disputed Iraqi Kurdish crude has pulled its anchor from the water and set sail for the first

September 3, 2014
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Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Impasse Over Kurdish Crude Cargo Near Texas to Drag On – Source

A tanker loaded with $100 million of Iraqi Kurdish crude oil cannot be delivered in Texas anytime soon because of serious legal risks so a month-long standoff

August 26, 2014
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Monday, August 4, 2014
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Kurds Ask U.S. Court to Scrap Seizure Order, Allow Crude Delivery

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) of Iraq asked a U.S. court on Monday to throw out an order to seize some 1 million barrels of disputed crude oil and

August 4, 2014
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Monday, July 28, 2014

Tanker Waits With Kurdish Crude Near Texas After Clearance

An oil tanker floating off the coast of Texas is waiting to unload its cargo of oil from the Kurdish region of Iraq after receiving clearance

July 28, 2014
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Saturday, July 26, 2014

Tanker Carrying Kurdish Oil Arrives Off Florida Coast

A ship carrying crude from Iraq’s Kurdistan region is off the coast of Florida, with the future of the oil aboard murky because of uncertainty over who has

July 26, 2014
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Thursday, June 5, 2014

Moroccan Authorities Refuse Kurdish Tanker Hauling Disputed Crude

Iraqi Kurdistan's bid to sell its first tanker of crude oil appeared to suffer its second setback in as many weeks on Thursday after the ship left a port in

June 5, 2014
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Sunday, June 1, 2014
single point mooring iraq leighton offshore
Maritime News

Iraq Oil Exports Rise By 8 Percent In May

By Raheem Salman BAGHDAD, June 1 (Reuters) – Oil exports from Iraq rose by 8 percent in May and a new floating terminal was inaugurated that will expand

June 1, 2014
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Wednesday, October 16, 2013
al basrah oil terminal

China to Increase Iraqi Crude Imports by Two-Thirds in 2014

By Meeyoung Cho and Jane Chung DAEGU, South Korea, Oct 16 (Reuters) – Iraq said China is seeking to increase purchases of its crude by more than

October 16, 2013
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