Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Shipping

‘Perfect Trips’: Venezuela and Iran Swap Jet Fuel for Gasoline

By Deisy Buitrago and Marianna Parraga CARACAS/MEXICO CITY, Feb 23 (Reuters) – Venezuela is shipping jet fuel to Iran in return for vital gasoline imports for the South American nation as part...

February 23, 2021
Total Views: 6130

Monday, December 14, 2020
Shipping

Iran Uses Disguised Tanker to Export Venezuelan Oil – Documents

By Marianna Parraga Dec 14 (Reuters) – A tanker chartered by the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) is loading Venezuelan crude for export, documents from state-run PDVSA show, providing evidence...

December 14, 2020
Total Views: 6005

Monday, December 7, 2020
oil tanker
Shipping

Iranian Fuel Flotilla Sailing to Venezuela

By Fabiola Zerpa, Ben Bartenstein and Peter Millard (Bloomberg) — Iran is sending its biggest fleet yet of tankers to Venezuela in defiance of U.S. sanctions to help the isolated nation...

December 7, 2020
Total Views: 2068

Friday, November 27, 2020
Shipping

Venezuela Resumes Direct Oil Shipments to China Despite U.S. Sanctions

By Luc Cohen and Marianna Parraga Nov 26 (Reuters) – Venezuela has resumed direct shipments of oil to China after U.S. sanctions sent the trade underground for more than a...

November 27, 2020
Total Views: 6055

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: 227

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: 609

Monday, November 2, 2020
Oil tanker is docked in Venezuela
Maritime News

Venezuela Oil Exports Fall to New Lows as Clients Wind Down

Nov 2 (Reuters) – Venezuela’s oil exports fell to a historic low of 359,000 barrels per day (bpd) in October as most of state-run PDVSA’s long-term clients paused trade to...

November 2, 2020
Total Views: 103

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Interesting

PDVSA to Offload Crude from Listing Oil Facility Off Venezuela

CARACAS, Oct 20 (Reuters) – An oil tanker operated by Venezuelan state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela on Tuesday approached a floating oil facility where it is expected to receive...

October 20, 2020
Total Views: 163

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: 70

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Maritime News

Venezuela and Iran Buck U.S. Sanctions Again to Export Crude

By Lucia Kassai (Bloomberg) — After defying U.S. sanctions by shipping a cargo of oil condensate to Venezuela just last week, Iran is using the same ship to help the...

September 22, 2020
Total Views: 28

Thursday, September 10, 2020
tanker underway
Maritime News

Venezuela-Bound Iranian Tanker Rounds Cape of Good Hope

By Marianna Parraga Sept 10 (Reuters) – An Iranian-flagged tanker transporting fuel is sailing round Africa’s Cape of Good Hope en route to the Atlantic Ocean, according to Refinitiv Eikon’s...

September 10, 2020
Total Views: 13

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
venezuela's pdvsa
Maritime News

Iranian Tankers Taking Long Route to Venezuela as Gas Shortages Grow

By Efrain Otero and Jonathan Saul SAN ANTONIO DE LOS ALTOS, Venezuela/LONDON, Sept 9 (Reuters) – A ngry Venezuelans are once again stuck in long service station lines due to...

September 9, 2020
Total Views: 53

Thursday, September 3, 2020
FSO Nabarima
Maritime News

Downplaying Concerns, PDVSA Says Condition of Idled FSO Off Venezuela is ‘Satisfactory’

CARACAS, Sept 3 (Reuters) – An idled oil storage facility off Venezuela’s eastern coast is in “satisfactory” condition, an official with state company Petroleos de Venezuela said, after a series...

September 3, 2020
Total Views: 39

Monday, August 31, 2020
Oil tanker is docked in Venezuela
Maritime News

Trump Administration Preparing Tighter Venezuela Oil Sanctions

By Humeyra Pamuk WASHINGTON, Aug 31 (Reuters) – The Trump administration is looking to tighten oil sanctions on Venezuela in the near future, top U.S. envoy for the country told...

August 31, 2020
Total Views: 26

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Oil tanker is docked in Venezuela
Maritime News

Trump To Further Choke Venezuela Oil Shipments

by Ben Bartenstein & Lucia Kassai (Bloomberg) –The Trump administration is considering additional sanctions on Venezuela aimed at halting the remaining fuel transactions permitted with the South American nation, according...

August 19, 2020
Total Views: 17

Monday, August 17, 2020
Defense

Tehran Says Ships Targeted by U.S. Were Holding Iranian Fuel

Four tankers whose fuel was seized by the U.S. over the past month were heading to Venezuela and carrying gasoline loaded in Iran, according to Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar...

August 17, 2020
Total Views: 21

Friday, August 14, 2020
Maritime News

U.S. Seizes Four Iranian Fuel Cargoes En Route to Venezuela

The Justice Dept. called it the largest U.S. seizure of Iranian fuel. By Humeyra Pamuk and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, Aug 14 (Reuters) – The United States on Friday said it has...

August 14, 2020
Total Views: 38

Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Oil tanker is docked in Venezuela
Maritime News

How Venezuela Lost Three Supertankers to Its Chinese Partner

By Luc Cohen and Roslan Khasawneh NEW YORK/SINGAPORE, Aug 11 (Reuters) – A shipping joint venture between Venezuela and China has fallen apart in the wake of U.S. sanctions, resulting...

August 11, 2020
Total Views: 18

Monday, August 3, 2020
cargo ships underway
Maritime News

Ship Suspected as Source of Oil Slick Threatening Venezuelan Beaches

By Tibisay Romero and Luc Cohen VALENCIA, Venezuela, Aug 3 (Reuters) – An oil slick washed up over the weekend on the coastline of Venezuela’s western Falcon state, known for...

August 3, 2020
Total Views: 20

Monday, July 13, 2020
Maritime News

U.S. Turns Screws on Maritime Industry to Cut Off Venezuela’s Oil

By Jonathan Saul and Matt Spetalnick LONDON/WASHINGTON, July 13 (Reuters) – Several companies that certify vessels are seaworthy and ship insurers have withdrawn services to tankers involved in the Venezuelan...

July 13, 2020
Total Views: 10