Saturday, July 31, 2021
M/T COURAGEOUS
Incidents

U.S. DOJ Seizes Tanker In Cambodia For North Korea Sanctions Violation

A tanker was seized by Cambodian authorities in March 2020 in accordance with a U.S. warrant, having been used to transfer oil products to North Korean vessels.

July 31, 2021
Total Views: 1301

Thursday, July 22, 2021
Product Tanker Loading Gasoline In Venezuela Port
News

CCPC Found Moving Iran, Venezuela Oil To Chinese Refineries

By Jonathan Saul (Reuters) – A Chinese logistics firm has emerged as a central player in the supply of sanctioned oil from Iran and Venezuela, even after it was blacklisted...

July 22, 2021
Total Views: 4618

Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Maritime Security

How To Combat Dark Oil Transfers At Sea

By Jonathan Saul and Marianna Parraga (Reuters) – Top oil shipping companies say they have tightened operational guidelines and deployed technology to prevent accidental breaches of sanctions, as the countries hit...

July 13, 2021
Total Views: 3091

Monday, January 18, 2021
Shipping

U.S. Plans to Sanction ‘Fortuna’ Vessel Doing Nord Stream 2 Work

By Michael Nienaber BERLIN, Jan 18 (Reuters) – The United States has informed Germany that it plans to impose sanctions on a Russian pipe-laying ship involved in construction of the...

January 18, 2021
Total Views: 8669

Friday, December 4, 2020
Offshore

CNOOC Among Four Chinese Companies Added to U.S. Blacklist

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — The Pentagon added four more Chinese companies to a list of firms it says are owned or controlled by China’s military, exposing them to increased scrutiny and potential...

December 4, 2020
Total Views: 3264

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
An undated image provided in a U.S. Department of Justice complaint for forfeiture released May 9, 2019 shows the North Korean vessel Wise Honest.
Shipping

U.S. Accuses China of Violating North Korea Sanctions; Observed Ships Busting Sanctions 550 Times

By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON, Dec 1 (Reuters) – The United States accused China on Tuesday of “flagrant violation” of its obligation to enforce international sanctions on North Korea and offered...

December 1, 2020
Total Views: 2167

Monday, November 30, 2020
Offshore

U.S. Blacklists China’s CNOOC After Years of South China Sea Tension -Report

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China’s third-biggest oil company faces a U.S. blacklist, which could spur major outflows from its Hong Kong-listed unit, after years of involvement in offshore drilling in...

November 30, 2020
Total Views: 2418

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Maritime News

Phantom Buyers in Russia, Advice from Iran Help Venezuela Skirt Sanctions

By Marianna Parraga, Rinat Sagdiev and Parisa Hafezi MEXICO CITY, Nov 10 (Reuters) – On Aug. 21, a tanker called the Otoman docked at the Jose oil terminal on Venezuela’s...

November 10, 2020
Total Views: 232

Thursday, November 5, 2020
Maritime News

Venezuelan Oil Tanker Undergoes Repairs in Cuba After Catching Fire

Nov 5 (Reuters) – An oil tanker owned by Venezuelan state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela’s maritime division is undergoing repairs in Cuba after suffering a fire while discharging last...

November 5, 2020
Total Views: 616

Monday, October 19, 2020
Interesting

U.S. Blacklists Chinese Entities Over Iran Shipping Links

WASHINGTON, Oct 19 (Reuters) – The United States on Monday said it blacklisted two Chinese men and six Chinese entities for having dealt with Iranian shipping company Islamic Republic of...

October 19, 2020
Total Views: 76

Monday, June 15, 2020
tanker at sea
Maritime News

Greek Ship Managers Shun Venezuela Trade as U.S. Sanctions Bite

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, June 15 (Reuters) – Three Greece-based shipping firms said they have halted trade with Venezuela after the United States imposed sanctions on vessels under their management,...

June 15, 2020
Total Views: 15

Friday, June 12, 2020
Maritime News

Venezuelan Oil Cargoes Hidden En Route to China, Bypassing Sanctions

By Luc Cohen and Marianna Parraga CARACAS/MEXICO CITY, June 12(Reuters) – Last year, China replaced the United States as the No. 1 importer of oil from Venezuela, yet another front in...

June 12, 2020
Total Views: 213

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
tanker
Maritime News

U.S. Set to Sanction Dozens of Tankers Over Venezuela-Iran Oil Trade

By Saleha Mohsin (Bloomberg) — The Trump administration is preparing sanctions on as many as 50 oil and fuel tankers as part of an effort to cut off trade between...

June 9, 2020
Total Views: 46

Friday, June 5, 2020
vlcc tanker
Uncategorized

U.S. Considering Blacklisting More Tankers Over Venezuela Trade, Official Says

By Jonathan Saul, Devika Krishna Kumar and Matt Spetalnick LONDON/NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, June 5 (Reuters) – The United States is considering imposing sanctions on dozens of additional foreign oil tankers for...

June 5, 2020
Total Views: 5

Maritime News

Chevron Oil Cargo Tangled in U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela

HOUSTON, June 5 (Reuters) – A Chevron Corp crude oil cargo has become embroiled in U.S. sanctions on shipping companies for violating restrictions on doing business with Venezuela, the company...

June 5, 2020
Total Views: 63

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Oil tanker is docked in Venezuela
Maritime News

U.S. Sanctions Four Shipping Companies for Transporting Venezuelan Oil

June 2 (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday said it had sanctioned four shipping firms for transporting Venezuelan oil, the latest escalation in Washington’s effort to oust socialist...

June 2, 2020
Total Views: 51

Thursday, September 26, 2019
cosco
Maritime News

U.S. Slaps Sanctions on COSCO Tanker Units

The sanctions targeted COSCO Shipping Tanker (Dalian) Co. and COSCO Shipping Tanker (Dalian), along with Seaman & Ship Management Co. and a handful of other Chinese nationals and entities. By...

September 26, 2019
Total Views: 13

Monday, August 5, 2019
gas infinity
Maritime News

Iran Sanctions Breach Suspicion Prompts Bank to Seize Ships

By Saket Sundria, Serene Cheong and Dan Murtaugh (Bloomberg) –Reports alleging that fuel tankers appeared to breach U.S. sanctions against Iran were cited in court filings by a bank as...

August 5, 2019
Total Views: 14

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

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 to tighten restrictions on the Islamic...

July 24, 2019
Total Views: 11