Wednesday, December 9, 2020

EU to Toughen Sanctions on Turkish Drilling – Draft Statement

By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS, Dec 9 (Reuters) – The European Union will impose sanctions on more Turkish individuals and companies responsible for drilling in contested waters in the Mediterranean, according...

December 9, 2020
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Monday, November 30, 2020

Turkish Seismic Vessel Returns to Port

ANKARA, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Turkey’s seismic exploration vessel Oruc Reis returned to port on Monday from disputed Mediterranean waters, less than two weeks before a European Union summit where...

November 30, 2020
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Sunday, October 25, 2020

Turkey Continues Disputed Mediterranean Seismic Survey

by Daren Butler (Reuters) – Turkey said it was extending the seismic survey work of its Oruc Reis ship in a disputed area of the eastern Mediterranean until Nov. 4,...

October 25, 2020
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Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Maritime News

Turkey Extends Exploration in Disputed Waters with Greece

ANKARA, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Turkey said on Wednesday it extended the stay of its Oruc Reis survey vessel and two other ships in a disputed area of the eastern...

October 21, 2020
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Sunday, October 18, 2020
Maritime News

Opinion: Law of the Sea Can’t Solve the Greco-Turkish Island Problem: Andreas Kluth

By Andreas Kluth (Bloomberg Opinion) –Kastellorizo is one of those places that might become a cause for war even though most people couldn’t find it on a map. The combatants...

October 18, 2020
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Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Maritime News

Tensions Flare as Turkey Again Sends Survey Ship to East Med

By Humeyra Pamuk WASHINGTON, Oct 13 (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday slammed Turkey’s renewed push to send a vessel to carry out seismic surveys in the eastern Mediterranean,...

October 13, 2020
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Monday, August 31, 2020
Maritime News

Turkey Extends Exploration Work in Disputed East Med Area

ISTANBUL/ATHENS, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Turkey said on Monday that its Oruc Reis exploration vessel will carry out seismic surveys in a disputed area of the eastern Mediterranean until Sept....

August 31, 2020
Total Views: 23

Friday, August 28, 2020
Maritime News

EU Set to Sanction Turkey Over Ships in Disputed East Med Exploration Area

By Andreas Rinke and Robin Emmott BERLIN/BRUSSELS, Aug 28 (Reuters) – The European Union is preparing sanctions against Turkey that could be discussed at the bloc’s next summit on Sept....

August 28, 2020
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Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Maritime News

Germany Says Turkey and Greece Are Ready to Talk in East Med Dispute

By Lefteris Papadimas and Tuvan Gumrukcu ATHENS/ANKARA, Aug 25 (Reuters) – Germany’s top diplomat said after whirlwind meetings in Turkey and Greece on Tuesday the two were ready for dialog...

August 25, 2020
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