Tuesday, April 16, 2019
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Maritime News

Italian Tanker Owner ‘Shocked and Concerned’ By U.S. Sanctions Placed Against It

Italy-based tanker company PB Tankers is vowing to fight sanctions placed against it by the U.S. Treasury department over its alleged involvement in the Venezuelan oil sector. PB Tankers S.p.a....

April 16, 2019
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Friday, April 12, 2019
Oil tanker is docked in Venezuela
Maritime News

U.S. Slaps Sanctions on Shipping Firms, Ships Carrying Oil from Venezuela

WASHINGTON, April 12 (Reuters) – The United States on Friday announced more sanctions on shipping companies transporting oil from Venezuela, blacklisting four shipping companies and nine vessels, some of which...

April 12, 2019
Total Views: 12

Friday, March 15, 2019
Oil tanker is docked in Venezuela
Maritime News

Shipbroker McQuilling Ends Tanker Contracts with Venezuela’s PDVSA

HOUSTON, March 15 (Reuters) – A second maritime firm has told Venezuela’s state-run oil firm Petroleos de Venezuela it would end all charter contracts with the company as a result...

March 15, 2019
Total Views: 5

Thursday, March 7, 2019
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Maritime News

Venezuela’s PDVSA Says Still Working with German Shipping Firm

By Mircely Guanipa and Marianna Parraga PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela, March 7 (Reuters) – Venezuela’s state-run oil company PDVSA said on Thursday it has not halted business with maritime contractor Bernhard...

March 7, 2019
Total Views: 6

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Venezuela’s PDVSA Declares Maritime Emergency as Tankers Return

By Marianna Parraga March 6 (Reuters) – Plans by the German operator of a portion of the Venezuelan state oil company’s tanker fleet to return 10 vessels because of unpaid...

March 7, 2019
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
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Maritime News

16 Tankers Are Stuck With 8.36 Million Barrels Of Crude That Nobody Wants

by Lucia Kassai (Bloomberg) Venezuela is running out of space to store its sanction-stained crude that few dare to buy, forcing it to reduce output at a time when the...

February 26, 2019
Total Views: 13

Monday, February 4, 2019
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Maritime News

Armada of Tankers with Venezuelan Oil Forms in U.S. Gulf

By Collin Eaton and Marianna Parraga HOUSTON/MEXICO CITY, Feb 4 (Reuters) – A flotilla loaded with about 7 million barrels of Venezuelan oil has formed in the Gulf of Mexico,...

February 4, 2019
Total Views: 8

Thursday, January 31, 2019
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Maritime News

Glut of Tankers Stuck Off Venezuela as U.S. Sanctions Bite

By Deisy Buitrago and Marianna Parraga Jan 30 (Reuters) – Venezuela’s oil inventories have started to build up at the country’s ports and terminals as PDVSA is finding it cannot export...

January 31, 2019
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
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Maritime News

U.S. Sanctions on Venezuelan Oil Reverberate Globally

By Mayela Armas and Deisy Buitrago CARACAS, Jan 29 (Reuters) – The Trump administration’s sanctions on Venezuelan oil, aimed at driving President Nicolas Maduro from power, sent shockwaves around the world...

January 29, 2019
Total Views: 0

Oil tanker is docked in Venezuela
Maritime News

Opinion: U.S. Oil Sanctions on Venezuela Look Like Iran 2.0

By Julian Lee (Bloomberg Opinion) — President Donald Trump has slapped oil sanctions on Venezuela, and they will hit hard. Although they haven’t been accompanied by threats to drive the country’s oil...

January 29, 2019
Total Views: 3

Monday, January 28, 2019
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Maritime News

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Venezuelan State Oil Firm PDVSA

By Matt Spetalnick and Steve Holland WASHINGTON, Jan 28 (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Monday imposed sweeping sanctions on Venezuelan state-owned oil firm PDVSA, the toughest U.S. financial measure...

January 28, 2019
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Tuesday, October 2, 2018
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Maritime News

Venezuelan Oil Port Repairs Delayed, Crude Exports Fall -Sources

By Marianna Parraga Oct 2 (Reuters) – Repairs to a dock at Venezuela’s main oil export port will take at least another month to complete following a tanker collision more...

October 2, 2018
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
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Collision

Venezuela’s Main Oil Port Partially Operating After Tanker Allision

by Marianna Parraga (Reuters) – Venezuela’s main oil port of Jose is operating partially after a tanker collided with a dock at the weekend, curtailing state-run PDVSA’s ability to export...

August 29, 2018
Total Views: 2

Monday, August 20, 2018
Oil tanker is docked in Venezuela
Maritime News

ConocoPhillips, Venezuela’s PDVSA Reach $2 Billion Settlement

By Marianna Parraga and Nivedita Bhattacharjee Aug 20 (Reuters) – U.S. producer ConocoPhillips and Venezuela’s PDVSA have reached a payment agreement on a $2-billion arbitration award, the companies said, suspending...

August 20, 2018
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Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Oil tanker is docked in Venezuela
Maritime News

Venezuela Dodges Oil Asset Seizures with Export Transfers at Sea

By Marianna Parraga and Mircely Guanipa HOUSTON/PUNTO FIJO, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Venezuela’s state-run oil company PDVSA has limited the damage from an unprecedented slump in crude exports by transferring...

August 7, 2018
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
News

Venezuelan Oil Exports Sink Amid Seizures and Shipping Backlog

By Marianna Parraga HOUSTON, June 20 (Reuters) – Venezuelan PDVSA’s oil exports fell 32 percent in the first half of June compared with May, according to internal trade reports from the...

June 20, 2018
Total Views: 4

Thursday, June 7, 2018
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News

Venezuela’s PDVSA Takes First Step to Ease Huge Oil Export Backlog

  By Marianna Parraga and Mircely Guanipa HOUSTON/PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela, June 7 (Reuters) – Venezuela has begun testing seaborne oil transfers to ease a severe backlog of crude deliveries from its...

June 7, 2018
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
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News

Venezuela Faces Hurdles Clearing 24 Million Barrel Backlog at Ports

By Marianna Parraga June 6 (Reuters) – Venezuela is nearly a month behind in shipping crude to customers from its main oil export port, according to Reuters data, as chronic delays...

June 6, 2018
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
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News

Curacao Faces ‘Potential Crisis’ from Venezuela-Conoco Row, Prime Minister Says

CARACAS, May 8 (Reuters) – A legal dispute between ConocoPhillips and Venezuelan state oil firm PDVSA could leave Curacao’s economically important Isla refinery without crude oil to process, posing a...

May 8, 2018
Total Views: 1

Maritime News

Venezuela’s PDVSA Halts Storage and Shipping from Caribbean Islands

By Marianna Parraga May 8 (Reuters) – Venezuela’s state-run PDVSA suspended oil storage and shipping from its Caribbean facilities following a move by ConocoPhillips to temporarily seize the firm’s assets...

May 8, 2018
Total Views: 6