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Wednesday, January 8, 2020
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Maritime News

Oil Shippers Raise Offers for Middle East Route on Gulf Risk

By Serene Cheong, Sharon Cho and Ann Koh (Bloomberg) –Owners of oil tankers are boosting their rates to haul crude on a key route from the Middle East as

January 8, 2020
Total Views: 18

Friday, January 3, 2020
Oil Tanker Bridge
Maritime News

Risk to Shipping Set to Rise in Middle East with U.S. Attack on Top Iranian Commander

By Brian Wingfield and Firat Kayakiran (Bloomberg) –The risk to shipping in the Persian Gulf region is set to rise following a U.S. airstrike in Iraq

January 3, 2020
Total Views: 27

Thursday, December 5, 2019
Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz
Maritime News

Japan Plans to Send 270 Sailors to Guard Ships in Middle East

TOKYO, Dec 5 (Reuters) – Japan is working on a plan to send about 270 seamen to the Middle East to guard ships supplying Japan under a law that

December 5, 2019
Total Views: 43

Thursday, November 7, 2019
World Powers Tie Up for Naval Force to Police Mideast Oil Routes
Maritime News

World Powers Tie Up for Naval Force to Police Mideast Oil Routes

By Verity Ratcliffe (Bloomberg) –A U.S.-led coalition created to secure sea lines vital to oil shipping in the Middle East formally launched operations

November 7, 2019
Total Views: 13

UK Lowers Security Level for its Ships in Strait of Hormuz
Maritime News

UK Lowers Security Level for its Ships in Strait of Hormuz

LONDON, Nov 7 (Reuters) – Britain lowered its security risk level for UK-flagged ships traveling through the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday, more than a

November 7, 2019
Total Views: 30

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Saudi Arabia Joins U.S.-Led Gulf Naval Mission
Maritime News

Saudi Arabia Joins U.S.-Led Gulf Naval Mission

By Abbas Al Lawati (Bloomberg) –Saudi Arabia joined a U.S.-led coalition to secure sea lines vital to oil shipping in the Middle East in the aftermath of

September 18, 2019
Total Views: 14

Sunday, September 15, 2019
Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz
Maritime News

Iran Rejects U.S. Claim it was Behind Saudi Oil Strikes

By Rania El Gamal and Parisa Hafezi DUBAI, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Iran dismissed accusations by the United States that it was behind attacks on Saudi oil

September 15, 2019
Total Views: 15

Thursday, September 12, 2019
Middle East Shipping Stabilized by UK Navy, Says Fleet Commander
Maritime News

Middle East Shipping Stabilized by UK Navy, Says Fleet Commander

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Britain’s decision to send warships to the Strait of Hormuz has helped to stabilize commercial

September 12, 2019
Total Views: 17

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Stena Impero, a British-flagged vessel owned by Stena Bulk, is seen at Bandar Abbas port
Maritime News

Union Designates Strait of Hormuz a Temporary Extended Risk Zone

The International Transport Workers Federation has designated the Strait of Hormuz a Temporary Extended Risk Zone following recent tanker attacks in the Gulf

August 14, 2019
Total Views: 45

Monday, August 12, 2019
HMS kent
Defense

British Frigates Heads for Tanker Escort Mission in Persian Gulf

LONDON, Aug 12 (Reuters) – British warship HMS Kent set sail for the Gulf on Monday to join a U.S.-led mission protecting commercial shipping vessels in

August 12, 2019
Total Views: 28

Thursday, August 8, 2019
Ship Radar ECDIS Console
Maritime News

U.S. Warns of GPS ‘Spoofing’ in Persian Gulf

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) –The U.S. military is warning that Iranian naval forces may increase “aggressive actions” against American and allied

August 8, 2019
Total Views: 68

Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz
Maritime News

U.S. Tells Commercial Vessels to Send Gulf Transit Plans in Advance

By Sylvia Westall DUBAI, Aug 8 (Reuters) – The U.S. maritime agency has told U.S.-flagged commercial vessels they should send transit plans in advance to

August 8, 2019
Total Views: 14

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
ships at anchor
Maritime News

Saudi, U.S. Energy Ministers Express Concern Over Threats to Maritime Traffic in the Gulf

CAIRO, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih met U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Tuesday in Washington and said both sides

August 6, 2019
Total Views: 3

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

Stena Bulk Says Iran Detention of UK-Flagged Tanker Unacceptable

LONDON, Aug 6 (Reuters) – The continued detention of British-flagged tanker Stena Impero is “unacceptable and unjustifiable” and there are

August 6, 2019
Total Views: 32

Monday, August 5, 2019
tanker at sea
Maritime News

UK to Join US-led Maritime Security Mission in Gulf

LONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Britain said on Monday it was joining a U.S.-led maritime security mission in the Gulf to protect merchant vessels traveling

August 5, 2019
Total Views: 1

Sunday, August 4, 2019
stena impero seized by iran
Maritime News

Crews of Some Ships Can Refuse to Sail Through Hormuz: Union

(Bloomberg) –The crews of some ships transiting the Strait of Hormuz have the right to refuse working on the vessels as they pass through the waterway

August 4, 2019
Total Views: 16

A boat of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard sails next to Stena Impero at Bandar Abbas port
Maritime News

Iran Seizes Foreign Tanker Smuggling Fuel in Gulf, Sate Media Reports

By Parisa Hafezi and Maher Chmaytelli DUBAI, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf which they said

August 4, 2019
Total Views: 20

Friday, August 2, 2019
japan-navy-warship
Navy

Japan Will Not Send Warships To Strait of Hormuz

by Tim Kelly (Reuters) – Japan will not send warships to join a U.S.-led maritime force to guard oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz fearing a military

August 2, 2019
Total Views: 22

Thursday, August 1, 2019
oil tanker
Maritime News

Shell Not Taking British-Flagged Tankers Through Hormuz

LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell is not taking any British-flagged tankers through the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions with Iran in

August 1, 2019
Total Views: 23

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Germany Rules Out Joining U.S.-Led Hormuz Mission
Maritime News

Germany Rules Out Joining U.S.-Led Hormuz Mission

By Joanna Plucinska and Paul Carrel WARSAW/BERLIN, July 31 (Reuters) – Germany will not participate in a U.S.-led naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz

July 31, 2019
Total Views: 12
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