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Sunday, October 22, 2023
Russian Navy's guided missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov takes part in the drills in the Barents Sea.Russian Defence Ministry/Handout via REUTERS
Shipping

NATO Admiral Says Growing China-Russia Ties Raise Risk in Arctic

By Danielle Bochove and Natalia Drozdiak (Bloomberg) –NATO is increasingly concerned about China’s shipping on Russia’s Northern Sea route, and

October 22, 2023
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Friday, October 20, 2023
The picture provided by The Finnish Border Guard shows Finnish Border Guard's offshore patrol vessel Turva guarding on October 11, 2023 at sea near the place where damaged Balticconnector gas pipeline is pinpointed at the Gulf of Finland. Lehtikuva/FINNISH BORDER GUARD via REUTERS
Shipping

Chinese, Russian Vessels in Vicinity of Baltic Sea Links Damage

OSLO, Oct 20 (Reuters) – A Chinese container vessel and a Russian-flagged ship investigated over damage to a gas pipeline in the Gulf of

October 20, 2023
Total Views: 6137

Navy officer looking through binoculars out to into the Baltic
Navy

Latvia Asks If NATO Halt Russian Baltic Shipping

By Aaron Eglitis (Bloomberg) NATO should consider a halt to Russian shipping in the Baltic Sea if evidence emerges that the Kremlin is behind the damage to a

October 20, 2023
Total Views: 2225

Photo of Baltic-conector pipeline repair
Incidents

Baltic Sea Pipeline: Finland Questions China & Russia

by Anna Kauranen (Reuters) – Finland’s foreign ministry said on Friday it had contacted China and Russia via diplomatic channels regarding the

October 20, 2023
Total Views: 1737

Wednesday, October 18, 2023
The Royal Norwegian Navy's KV Sortland pictured near the Troll A platform in the North Sea in September 2022. Photo courtesy Royal Norwegian Navy
Defense

Norwegian Navy Shadows Chinese Ship ID’d in Baltic Pipeline Damage Probe

By Nerijus Adomaitis and Anne Kauranen OSLO/HELSINKI, Oct 18 (Reuters) – A Norwegian Navy ship shadowed a Chinese container ship

October 18, 2023
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Tuesday, October 17, 2023
The picture provided by The Finnish Border Guard shows Finnish Border Guard's offshore patrol vessel Turva guarding on October 11, 2023 at sea near the place where damaged Balticconnector gas pipeline is pinpointed at the Gulf of Finland. Lehtikuva/FINNISH BORDER GUARD via REUTERS
Defense

Finnish Authorities Focus on Ships Near Damaged Pipeline

Finnish investigators are currently examining the details of several ships that sailed in the area of a Finnish-Estonian gas pipeline and telecomunications

October 17, 2023
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The oil tanker Minerva Virgo, docked at the oil terminal, is seen after leaving a Russian port around the time that nation invaded Ukraine in late February. REUTERS/Bjoern Kils/File Photo
Shipping

Russia’s Crude Oil Shipments Are Creeping Up Again

(Bloomberg) — Russia’s oil flows are steadily climbing again after months of careful adherence to a pact with Saudi Arabia to keep barrels off the

October 17, 2023
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Friday, October 13, 2023
Grain warehouses heavily damaged by a Russian drone attack are seen at a compound of a port on the Danube, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Odesa region, Ukraine August 16, 2023. Press Service of the Operational Command South of the Ukrainian Armed Forces/Handout via REUTERS
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Russian Attacks on Ukrainian Ports and Ships Destroyed 300,000 Tons of Grain Since July, Kyiv Says

KYIV, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Russia has destroyed almost 300,000 metric tons of grain since July in attacks on

October 13, 2023
Total Views: 1556

The picture provided by The Finnish Border Guard shows Finnish Border Guard's offshore patrol vessel Turva guarding on October 11, 2023 at sea near the place where damaged Balticconnector gas pipeline is pinpointed at the Gulf of Finland. Lehtikuva/FINNISH BORDER GUARD via REUTERS
News

Seismologists Detected Blast-like Waves Near Broken Baltic Sea Pipeline

COPENHAGEN, Oct 13 (Reuters) – Nordic and Baltic seismologists said that they had detected blast-like waves on Sunday when a Baltic Sea gas

October 13, 2023
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Tuesday, October 10, 2023
The picture provided by The Finnish Border Guard shows Finnish Border Guard's offshore patrol vessel Turva guarding on October 10, 2023 at sea near the place where damaged Balticconnector gas pipeline is pinpointed at the Gulf of Finland. Lehtikuva/Finnish Border Guard/Handout via REUTERS
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Finland Says ‘Outside Activity’ Likely Damaged Gas Pipeline, Telecoms Cable in Baltic Sea

By Anne Kauranen and Terje Solsvik HELSINKI, Oct 10 (Reuters) – A subsea gas pipeline and a telecommunications cable connecting Finland and

October 10, 2023
Total Views: 2091

Monday, October 9, 2023
Russian Oil Tankers. REUTERS/Tatiana Meel/File Photo
Shipping

Russia Resumes Seaborne Diesel Exports After Partially Lifting Ban

MOSCOW, Oct 9 (Reuters) – Russia, the world’s top seaborne exporter of diesel just ahead of the United States, resumed exports of the

October 9, 2023
Total Views: 893

Friday, October 6, 2023
A Russian state flag flies on the top of a diesel plant in the Irkutsk Oil Company-owned Yarakta Oil Field in Irkutsk Region. Picture REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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Russia Lifts Ban on Most Diesel Exports

MOSCOW, Oct 6 (Reuters) – Russia’s government said on Friday it had lifted a ban on pipeline diesel exports via ports, removing the bulk

October 6, 2023
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Thursday, October 5, 2023
Commercial vessels including vessels which are part of Black Sea grain deal wait to pass the Bosphorus strait off the shores of Yenikapi during a misty morning in Istanbul, Turkey, October 31, 2022. REUTERS/Umit Bektas/File Photo
Shipping

Turkish Cargo Ship Hits Mine in Black Sea

LONDON, Oct 5 (Reuters) – A Turkish-flagged general cargo ship hit a mine on Thursday in the Black Sea off the coast of Romania and sustained

October 5, 2023
Total Views: 53218

Wednesday, October 4, 2023
Bulk carrier Aroyat and general cargo vessel Resilient Africa arrives to the sea port of Chornomorsk. Photo September 16, 2023. REUTERS/Stringer.
Defense

UK Warns Russia May Target Civilian Ships in Black Sea ‘Humanitarian Corridor’

The UK government warned on Wednesday that Russia may continue to target civilian ships in the Black Sea to further disrupt Ukrainian grain exports.

October 4, 2023
Total Views: 1561

Bulk carrier Aroyat arrives to the sea port of Chornomorsk. Photo REUTERS/Stringer
Shipping

Russia Accuses IMO of Succumbing to ‘External Pressure’

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Oct 4 (Reuters) – The U.N. shipping agency is departing from its impartial role due to “external

October 4, 2023
Total Views: 1513

Sovcomflot ship bridge
Shipping

Russia’s Sovcomflot Reorganizes Tanker Management to Boost Trade

LONDON/MOSCOW, Oct 4 (Reuters) – Russia’s leading tanker group Sovcomflot has transferred dozens of ships into a new Dubai based

October 4, 2023
Total Views: 744

Friday, September 29, 2023
A container terminal at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia. January 9, 2023
Shipping

150,000 Empty Containers Piled Up in Russia

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – The huge trade imbalance between China and Russia since the invasion of Ukraine has led to some 150,000 teu of empty

September 29, 2023
Total Views: 3411

Wednesday, September 27, 2023
two tankers conduct ship-to-ship transfer
Shipping

Fake Coordinates and Tanker Tricks Expose Shadowy Russian Oil Trade

(Bloomberg) — On a sunny day off the southern coast of Greece last week, two aging tankers nestled next to each other while one pumped oil to the

September 27, 2023
Total Views: 2263

Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Russia Restarts LPG Exports via Crimea’s Kerch Port -Traders
Shipping

Russia Restarts LPG Exports via Crimea’s Kerch Port -Traders

MOSCOW, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Russian producers of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) have restarted regular exports of propane and butane via

September 26, 2023
Total Views: 1139

FILE PHOTO: Commander of the Russian Black Sea Fleet Vice-Admiral Viktor Sokolov salutes during a send-off ceremony for reservists drafted during partial mobilisation, in Sevastopol, Crimea September 27, 2022. REUTERS/Alexey Pavlishak/File Photo
Defense

Russia’s Black Fleet Commander Shown on Video Call After Reports He Was Killed

MOSCOW, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Admiral Viktor Sokolov, the commander of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet, was shown on Russian state television on Tuesday

September 26, 2023
Total Views: 2105
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