Thursday, September 26, 2019
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: 16

Monday, September 16, 2019
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House Panel Probing Transportation Secretary Chao’s Ties to Family Shipping Business

By Jan Wolfe WASHINGTON, Sept 16 (Reuters) – A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Monday demanded documents from Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao as part of a new investigation into...

September 16, 2019
Total Views: 57

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Maritime News

Demand for U.S. Crude Surges After Attack on Saudi Oil Facilities

NEW YORK/HOUSTON, Sept 16 (Reuters) – U.S. crude export demand at the Gulf Coast surged on Monday, traders said, as the window to export crude profitably to Asia and Europe...

September 16, 2019
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
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Maritime News

U.S. House Considering Three Bills to Limit Offshore Drilling

By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON, Sept 11 (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill to ban offshore oil and gas drilling off Florida, the first of...

September 11, 2019
Total Views: 3

Friday, August 23, 2019
Maritime News

Trump Jacks Up Tariffs on Chinese Imports in Latest Trade Tit-for-Tat

WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States would subject Chinese imports to an additional 5% tariff in response to what he called a...

August 23, 2019
Total Views: 1

Maritime News

China Tariffs on U.S. Oil to Pressure Exports, Gulf Coast Prices

HOUSTON, Aug 23 (Reuters) – China’s threat on Friday to slap a 5% tariff on U.S. oil imports could further soften demand for physical crude at hubs along the U.S....

August 23, 2019
Total Views: 15

Thursday, August 22, 2019
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Maritime News

Iranian Tanker Wanted By United States Not Heading to Greece

PARIS, Aug 22 (Reuters) – An Iranian tanker which the United States wants seized is not heading towards Greece as it sails through the Mediterranean, Greek Prime Minister Kyrikos Mitsotakis...

August 22, 2019
Total Views: 15

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
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Region-Wide Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale Draws $159.4 Million in High Bids

By Jessica Resnick-Ault and Nichola Groom NEW YORK, Aug 20 (Reuters) – A major auction of oil and gas leases in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday received $159.4...

August 21, 2019
Total Views: 2

Maritime News

Iran Says Major Waterways Won’t Be as Safe of Oil Exports Cut to Zero

GENEVA, Aug 21 (Reuters) – If Iran’s oil exports are cut to zero, international waterways will not have the same security as before, its president said on Wednesday, cautioning Washington...

August 21, 2019
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
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Maritime News

Greece Says No Request Made for Iranian Oil Tanker to Dock

ATHENS, Aug 20 (Reuters) – Greece said on Tuesday it had not had a request for an oil tanker at the center of a row between Iran and the United...

August 20, 2019
Total Views: 17

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Maritime News

U.S. Container Ports Report Surprising Growth Despite Tariffs

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Despite the escalating US/China trade war, the ten biggest US container ports posted a surprisingly robust 2.7% year-on-year import throughput growth in July, for...

August 20, 2019
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Offshore Oil Rig At Night

Trump Administration Plans to End Methane Curbs That Oil Companies Want to Keep

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy – (Bloomberg) –The Trump administration is readying a plan to end direct federal regulation of methane leaks from oil and gas facilities, even as some energy...

August 14, 2019
Total Views: 11

Friday, August 9, 2019
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Maritime News

Trump Delay Casts Doubt on First Big U.S. Offshore Wind Farm

(Bloomberg) –The Trump administration cast the fate of the nation’s first major offshore wind farm into doubt by extending an environmental review for the $2.8 billion Vineyard Wind project off...

August 9, 2019
Total Views: 41

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Maritime News

Trump Shrugs Off Trade War Concerns as China Warns of Market Chaos

By Susan Heavey, Yawen Chen and David Stanway WASHINGTON/BEIJING/SHANGHAI, Aug 6 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday dismissed concerns over a protracted trade war with China, as Beijing warned...

August 6, 2019
Total Views: 6

Friday, July 19, 2019
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Maritime News

Iran Denies Losing Drone in Strait of Hormuz

By Parisa Hafezi and Steve Holland DUBAI/WASHINGTON, July 19 (Reuters) – The United States and Iran were at odds on Friday about a U.S. assertion that its Navy had brought...

July 19, 2019
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Thursday, July 18, 2019
An MV-22 Osprey aircraft lands on the deck of the USS Boxer (LHD-4) in the Arabian Sea off Oman
Maritime News

Trump Says U.S. Navy ‘Destroyed’ Iranian Drone in Strait of Hormuz

By Steve Holland and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON, July 18 (Reuters) – The United States said on Thursday that a U.S. Navy ship had “destroyed” an Iranian drone in the Strait...

July 18, 2019
Total Views: 8

Thursday, June 27, 2019
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Maritime News

A Ship and Its Crew Gets Caught in US-China Trade Battle

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — Some of the people most eager to see a resolution in the U.S.-China trade conflict may be the crew of a ship circling in the...

June 27, 2019
Total Views: 3

Monday, June 24, 2019
front altair oil tanker is seen after it was attacked at the Gulf of Oman
Maritime News

U.S. Seeks Allies’ Support to Protect Persian Gulf Shipping Lanes

By Nick Wadhams (Bloomberg) –The U.S. is seeking support from allies for a program to monitor commercial shipping in the Persian Gulf after attacks on tankers that the Trump administration...

June 24, 2019
Total Views: 17

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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Maritime News

Trade Deal Could Propel U.S. to Top of China’s LNG Supplier List

By Stephen Stapczynski (Bloomberg) –Here’s another reason for Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping to seal a swift trade deal: it could put the U.S. on track to become China’s...

June 12, 2019
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Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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Environmental Groups Sue Trump Administration Over Rollback of Obama-Era Offshore Safety Rules

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, June 11 (Reuters) – A coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Interior Department’s rollbacks of safety measures put in place...

June 11, 2019
Total Views: 7