Thursday, July 2, 2020
Maritime News

U.S. Seeks Seize Iranian Gasoline from Four Tankers Headed to Venezuela

By Timothy Gardner and Daphne Psaledakis WASHINGTON, July 2 (Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors late on Wednesday filed a lawsuit to seize the gasoline aboard four tankers that Iran is shipping...

July 2, 2020
Total Views: 9

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
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Maritime News

Tankers Carrying Two-Months Worth of Venezuelan Oil are Stuck at Sea

By Marianna Parraga and Roslan Khasawneh MEXICO CITY/SINGAPORE, June 24 (Reuters) – Tankers carrying nearly two months’ worth of Venezuelan oil output are stuck at sea as global refiners shun...

June 24, 2020
Total Views: 12

Maritime News

U.S. Sanctions Five Iranian Ship Captains

By Humeyra Pamuk and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON, June 24 (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on five Iranian ship captains who delivered oil to Venezuela, and Secretary...

June 24, 2020
Total Views: 8

Monday, June 15, 2020
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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: 5

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: 120

Friday, June 5, 2020
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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: 31

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: 22

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Maritime News

First of Five Iranian Tankers Docks in Venezuela

By Tibisay Romero and Deisy Buitrago VALENCIA, Venezuela/CARACAS May 25 (Reuters) – The first of five Iranian tankers carrying fuel to Venezuela has moored at a port serving the El...

May 26, 2020
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Oil tanker is docked in Venezuela
Maritime News

Venezuelan Oil Exports Rise in April Despite Rosneft Sanctions

By Marianna Parraga – May 4 (Reuters) – Venezuela’s oil exports ticked higher in April after falling in March to their lowest average in seven months, helped by new trading...

May 5, 2020
Total Views: 8

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

Tanker Owner Says to End Shipping of Rosneft’s Venezuelan Oil

LONDON, March 2 (Reuters) – Mercantile & Maritime said on Monday it would terminate its shipments of Venezuelan oil for Rosneft after the United States imposed sanctions on the Russian...

March 2, 2020
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
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Captain Murdered on Tanker Off Venezuela

CARACAS, Feb 25 (Reuters) – Armed assailants murdered the captain of an oil tanker after boarding his ship while it was anchored off the coast of eastern Venezuela, according to...

February 25, 2020
Total Views: 150

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
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Maritime News

U.S. Sanctions Rosneft Trading Unit Over Venezuelan Ties

By Humeyra Pamuk and Daphne Psaledakis WASHINGTON, Feb 18 (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday ramped up pressure on Venezuela by blacklisting a subsidiary of Russian state oil major...

February 18, 2020
Total Views: 7

Thursday, February 13, 2020
Maritime News

After Year at Sea, Oil Caught in Venezuelan Tug-Of-War Finally Docks

By Lucia Kassai (Bloomberg) — An oil tanker caught in the crosshairs of the political battle for control of Venezuela is discharging its cargo after a year and two days bobbing...

February 13, 2020
Total Views: 14

Monday, October 14, 2019
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Maritime News

Geopolitical Risks Send Supertanker Rates to Record Levels

By Olivia Konotey-Ahulu and Firat Kayakiran (Bloomberg) –Nothing right now is stopping a surge in oil tanker rates that’s given owners of the vessels one of the biggest boosts in...

October 14, 2019
Total Views: 7

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Maritime News

Oil Tanker Rates Roar to New Records as Geopolitical Risks Swirl

By Olivia Konotey-Ahulu and Firat Kayakiran (Bloomberg) –Nothing right now is stopping a surge in oil tanker rates that’s given owners of the vessels one of the biggest boosts in...

October 14, 2019
Total Views: 2

Thursday, October 10, 2019
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Maritime News

China’s Unipec Bans Venezuela-Linked Oil Tankers

By Devika Krishna Kumar and Collin Eaton NEW YORK/HOUSTON, Oct 10 (Reuters) – China’s Unipec, the trading arm of Asia’s top oil refiner Sinopec, has banned the use of vessels...

October 10, 2019
Total Views: 3

Friday, October 4, 2019
Oil tanker is docked in Venezuela
Maritime News

Exxon Mobil Bars Use of Oil Tankers Linked to Venezuela -Sources

By Jonathan Saul and Collin Eaton LONDON/HOUSTON, Oct 4 (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil Corp this week banned the use of vessels linked to oil flows from Venezuela in the last...

October 4, 2019
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Oil tanker is docked in Venezuela
Maritime News

U.S. Slaps Sanctions on Firms Moving Venezuelan Oil to Cuba

By Doina Chiacu and Marianna Parraga WASHINGTON, Sept 24 (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday imposed sanctions on four maritime firms and vessels transporting Venezuelan oil to Cuba,...

September 24, 2019
Total Views: 4

Thursday, May 23, 2019
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Maritime News

Reuters: Operator of Venezuelan PDVSA’s Fleet Seeks to Detain Tankers

By Marianna Parraga, Florence Tan and Mircely Guanipa May 23 (Reuters) – German shipping firm Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) has moved to legally detain three of Venezuelan PDVSA’s oil tankers...

May 23, 2019
Total Views: 13