Thursday, March 12, 2020
Maritime News

Saudi Arabia Floods Market with Cheap Oil to Squeeze Out Russia

By Olga Yagova and Gleb Gorodyankin MOSCOW, March 12 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia has stepped up efforts to squeeze Russia’s Urals oil grade out of its main markets by offering...

March 12, 2020
Total Views: 59

Monday, March 9, 2020
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Maritime News

Oil Prices Tank as Saudi-Russian Pump War Looms

By Dmitry Zhdannikov LONDON, March 9 (Reuters) – Oil prices lost as much as a third of their value on Monday in their biggest daily rout since the 1991 Gulf War as...

March 9, 2020
Total Views: 32

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
oil tanker loading
Maritime News

The Impact of U.S. Sanctions on Oil Market and Rosneft

By Gleb Gorodyankin and Polina Devitt MOSCOW/LONDON, Feb 19 (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday ramped up pressure on Venezuela by blacklisting a subsidiary of Russian state oil major...

February 19, 2020
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
vlcc tanker
Maritime News

U.S. Sanctions Rosneft Trading Unit Over Venezuelan Ties

By Humeyra Pamuk and Daphne Psaledakis WASHINGTON, Feb 18 (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday ramped up pressure on Venezuela by blacklisting a subsidiary of Russian state oil major...

February 18, 2020
Total Views: 21

Friday, January 10, 2020
Defense

Video: Russian Destroyer ‘Aggressively Approached’ U.S. Navy Ship in Arabian Sea – Fifth Fleet

A Russian Navy ship made an aggressive approach on a U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class destroyer in the Arabian Sea on Thursday, the Navy’s Fifth Fleet said in a statement. Russia...

January 10, 2020
Total Views: 60

Monday, December 30, 2019
Maritime News

Russia and Ukraine Reach Deal on Gas Transit to Europe

By Vladimir Soldatkin and Natalia Zinets MOSCOW/KIEV, Dec 31 (Reuters) – Russian and Ukrainian companies signed a final five-year agreement safeguarding Russian gas transit to Europe via Ukraine, Kremlin-controlled gas...

December 30, 2019
Total Views: 15

Thursday, December 19, 2019
Maritime News

Carrier Fire Points to Weakness Behind Moscow’s Military Might

By Peter Apps LONDON, Dec 19 (Reuters) – It’s been a mixed month for Russia and its military. In Syria, they took control of the former Islamic State capital Raqqa,...

December 19, 2019
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Viktor Leonov russian intelligence ship
Defense

Coast Guard: Russian Spy Ship Operating in ‘Unsafe Manner’ Off Southeastern United States

The U.S. Coast Guard is alerting mariners to the possible presence of a Russian surveillance ship that has been conducting unsafe operations off the southeastern coast of United States. According...

December 17, 2019
Total Views: 30

Monday, December 16, 2019
arktika nuclear-powered icebreaker
Maritime News

World’s Largest Nuclear-Powered Icebreaker Completes Stage One Sea Trials

Russia’s largest and most powerful nuclear-powered icebreaker has returned from its first round of sea trials before its planned delivery in 2020.  The icebreaker, named Arktika, is under construction at...

December 16, 2019
Total Views: 1025

Thursday, December 12, 2019
Maritime News

One Dead After Fire on Russia’s Only Aircraft Carrier

MOSCOW, Dec 12 (Reuters) – At least one military serviceman was killed and 12 people were injured by a fire at Russia’s only aircraft carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov, Russian news...

December 12, 2019
Total Views: 23

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
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Maritime News

Yamal LNG’s 15-Vessel Fleet of Icebreaking LNG Tankers Now Operational

The fifteenth and final icebreaking LNG carrier responsible for shipping gas from the remote Yamal LNG terminal in the Russian Arctic has now been delivered. The vessel, named Yakov Gakkel,...

December 11, 2019
Total Views: 748

Monday, October 28, 2019
laden oil tanker
Maritime News

Russia Considering Postponing Adoption of IMO 2020 Fuel Rules

By Evgenia Pismennaya, Dina Khrennikova and Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) –Russia, one of the largest producers of the world’s favorite ship fuel, may delay local adoption of more stringent rules targeting...

October 28, 2019
Total Views: 16

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Interesting

Russian Icebreaker Issues (Then Retracts) Mayday Call in Storm Off Norway

OSLO/MOSCOW, Oct 22 (Reuters) – A Russian icebreaking vessel with 33 people on board made a Mayday call during a storm off the coast of western Norway on Tuesday but...

October 22, 2019
Total Views: 6

Friday, October 4, 2019
yamal lng
Maritime News

More Yamal LNG Cargoes Headed East via Northern Sea Route

Russian natural gas produce Novatek said it shipped fifteen cargoes from its Yamal LNG plant to Asia via the Northern Sea Route in the third quarter of 2019, putting it...

October 4, 2019
Total Views: 21

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Korolev Prospect lng tanker
Maritime News

Russia’s Lukoil Sells Rare Arctic Crude Oil to China

By Shu Zhang and Olga Yagova SINGAPORE/MOSCOW, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Russian oil producer Lukoil has sold a cargo of Varandey Blend crude to a Chinese buyer with the shipment...

October 2, 2019
Total Views: 10

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
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Maritime News

Sovcomflot CEO to Step Down, Assume Role of Board Chairman

By Gleb Stolyarov and Darya Korsunskaya MOSCOW, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Sergei Frank will step down as president and chief executive of Russian state-controlled shipping giant Sovcomflot after 15 years...

September 17, 2019
Total Views: 3

Friday, August 23, 2019
floating nuclear power plant Akademik Lomonosov
Maritime News

Russia’s New Floating Nuclear Power Plant Sets Sail for the Arctic

MURMANSK, Russia, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Russia’s first floating nuclear power plant set sail on Friday from the Arctic port of Murmansk to provide power to one of the country’s...

August 23, 2019
Total Views: 20

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Maritime News

U.S. Senate Panel Backs Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Sanctions Bill

By Timothy Gardner and Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, July 31 (Reuters) – A U.S. Senate committee passed a bill on Wednesday to slap sanctions on companies and individuals involved in building...

July 31, 2019
Total Views: 4

Friday, July 26, 2019
A boat of Iranian Revolutionary Guard sails next to Stena Impero, a British-flagged vessel owned by Stena Bulk, at Bandar Abbas port
Maritime News

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, countries can grab other nations’ vessels and...

July 26, 2019
Total Views: 5

Monday, July 22, 2019
yamal lng
Maritime News

Novatek Signs Partners for Arctic LNG-2 Project

Russian gas produce Novatek has closed its search for partners for its proposed Arctic LNG-2 project, adding a subsidiary of China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), CNOOC and the Japan Arctic...

July 22, 2019
Total Views: 16