Wednesday, September 22, 2021
USNS Choctaw County
Navy

US Navy Launches Joint Station Beirut

The US Navy’s fast transport ship USNS Choctaw County arrived in the port of Beirut on Monday to participate in the US Navy’s first joint Central Partnership Station (CPS) mission...

39 mins ago
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Sunday, September 19, 2021
Incidents

Third Tanker Carrying Iranian Fuel Underway To Lebanon

DUBAI, Sept 19 (Reuters) – A third tanker has sailed from Iran carrying Iranian fuel for distribution in Lebanon, TankerTrackers.com reported on Twitter on Sunday. Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati...

September 19, 2021
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Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Baniyas power plant oil spill syria
Ports

Iranian Tanker Caught Discharging Gasoil In Syria

by Maher Chmaytelli (Reuters) TankerTrackers.com has visual confirmation that an Iranian tanker is discharging gasoil in Syria’s Baniyas port which is destined for neighboring Lebanon, the online oil shipment tracking service...

September 14, 2021
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Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Accidents

Beirut Marks One Year Since Catastrophic Port Explosion

BEIRUT, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Thousands of Lebanese gathered in Beirut on Wednesday to mark the first anniversary of a catastrophic explosion at the port, holding pictures of the dead...

August 4, 2021
Total Views: 1668

Saturday, April 10, 2021
Site of Beirut blast, at Beirut's port area
Ports

CMA CGM Wants To Rebuild Beirut’s Port

by Gus Trompiz (Reuters) – French container shipping group CMA CGM is pursuing a plan to rebuild Beirut’s port within three years, despite political deadlock in Lebanon that has prevented decisions...

April 10, 2021
Total Views: 6686

Friday, April 2, 2021
beirut port blast damage
Ports

Germany to Propose Rebuilding Port of Beirut After Chemical Explosion

By John Irish, Joseph Nasr and Ellen Francis PARIS/BERLIN/BEIRUT, April 2 (Reuters) – Germany will next week present a multi-billion-dollar proposal to Lebanese authorities to rebuild the Port of Beirut...

April 2, 2021
Total Views: 2469

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Accidents

Israel Links Iran to Ship Behind Mystery Oil Spill

TEL AVIV, March 3 (Reuters) – Iran is linked to a recent oil spill off Israel’s shores that caused major ecological damage, an Israeli minister said on Wednesday, calling the...

March 3, 2021
Total Views: 4091

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
capsized ship Beirut dock
Ports

The Port Of Beirut Where Lebanon’s Ills Lay Bare

By Samia Nakhoul (Reuters) – The first of many warnings about a deadly cargo in Beirut’s port came in February 2014, about three months after its arrival. It was made by...

October 28, 2020
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Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Interesting

Massive Explosion in Beirut Port Area Rocks Lebanon’s Capital

By Samia Nakhoul and Yara Abi Nader BEIRUT, Aug 4 (Reuters) – A huge explosion in a port warehouse district near the center of Beirut killed more than 25 people,...

August 4, 2020
Total Views: 325

Friday, August 30, 2019
Maritime News

Confusion as Turkey Says Iranian Tanker Now Headed Toward Lebanon

By Nerijus Adomaitis and Jonathan Spicer OSLO/ISTANBUL, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Turkey said on Friday that an Iranian tanker at the center of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran was...

August 30, 2019
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Friday, February 9, 2018
Offshore

Lebanon to Begin Offshore Exploration in Mediterranean Block Disputed by Israel

By Lisa Barrington BEIRUT, Feb 9 (Reuters) – Lebanon said on Friday it had signed its first offshore oil and gas exploration and production agreements for two blocks, including a block...

February 9, 2018
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Wednesday, January 31, 2018
offshore oil platform
News

Israel, Lebanon Clash Over Offshore Oil and Gas Tender

By Lisa Barrington and Dan Williams BEIRUT/TEL AVIV, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Israel described as “very provocative” on Wednesday a Lebanese offshore oil and gas exploration tender in disputed territory on...

January 31, 2018
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Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Press Releases

VIKING welcomes new Country Director for Turkey, Greece, Bulgaria, Romania and Lebanon

Omur Izgili will take over as VIKING’s new Country Director for Turkey, Greece, Bulgaria, Romania and Lebanon on January 1, 2018. He is succeeding Yasin Kasa, who has been appointed...

December 6, 2017
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