Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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,

June 20, 2018
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Thursday, June 7, 2018
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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

June 7, 2018
Total Views: 9

Wednesday, June 6, 2018
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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

June 6, 2018
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Tuesday, May 8, 2018
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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

May 8, 2018
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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

May 8, 2018
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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

In Venezuela Pirates Now Rule

By Jonathan Franklin (Bloomberg) Their industry all but destroyed, former fishermen now run guns one way, diapers another. On the sea with the desperate

January 30, 2018
Total Views: 93

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Banned at Sea: Venezuela’s Crude-Stained Oil Tankers

By Marianna Parraga and Mircely Guanipa HOUSTON/PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela, April 18 (Reuters) – In the scorching heat of the Caribbean Sea, workers in scuba

April 18, 2017
Total Views: 69

Friday, April 22, 2016
Maritime News

Venezuela Piles Up $1 Billion Bill for Late Shipping Containers

By Corina Pons and Jonathan Saul PUERTO CABELLO, Venezuela/LONDON, April 22 (Reuters) – Venezuelan state agencies have run up close to $1 billion in

April 22, 2016
Total Views: 4

Thursday, April 7, 2016
Maritime News

PDVSA to Receive First U.S. Crude Cargo from BP, Backlog Eases Around Curacao

HOUSTON, April 6 (Reuters) – Venezuela’s PDVSA will discharge in the coming days its first cargo of U.S. crude bought from British BP, who along

April 7, 2016
Total Views: 38

Thursday, March 24, 2016
Maritime News

Delays at Venezuela’s Main Crude Port Trigger Vessels Backlog

By Marianna Parraga and Alexandra Ulmer HOUSTON/CARACAS, March 24 (Reuters) – Serious delays to load and unload vessels at Venezuela’s main crude

March 24, 2016
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Maritime News

World Bank Tribunal Partially Lifts Suspension on Tidewater Award in Venezuela Case

CARACAS, March 1 (Reuters) – A World Bank tribunal partially lifted a stay of enforcement on a compensation claim payable by Venezuela to oil service

March 2, 2016
Total Views: 2

Monday, January 18, 2016
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Maritime News

Iran-Venezuela Oil Tanker Deal Hit by Sanctions Snags

By Jonathan Saul and Marianna Parraga LONDON/HOUSTON, Jan 18 (Reuters) – An agreement to build oil tankers in Iran for Venezuela has been left in limbo

January 18, 2016
Total Views: 1

Thursday, December 3, 2015
Maritime News

Tanker Backlog Builds in Venezuela

HOUSTON (Reuters) – A backlog of tankers waiting to unload around Venezuela has built up, even though a crude cargo from France’s Total and another

December 3, 2015
Total Views: 4

Monday, September 14, 2015
Maritime News

Venezuela Arrests Seven Suspected of Smuggling Diesel Onboard PDVSA Tanker

  PARAGUANA, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuelan authorities have arrested seven people for allegedly attempting to smuggle diesel, an industry source

September 14, 2015
Total Views: 6

Thursday, July 9, 2015
Maritime News

Venezuela Bid to Review $46 Million Tidewater Award Rejected

CARACAS, July 8 (Reuters) – Venezuela’s request to review a $46 million compensation claim it has been ordered to pay to oil service company

July 9, 2015
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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Venezuela Looking to Reduce Tidewater Ruling

Venezuela will seek to reduce a $46 million compensation claim it has been ordered to pay to oil service company Tidewater in a case stemming from the 2009

March 19, 2015
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Maritime News

Second Algerian Crude Cargo Arrives in Venezuela

A tanker carrying Algerian light oil arrived at the Venezuelan port of Jose late on Monday and is waiting to unload up to 2 million barrels in PDVSA's second

November 18, 2014
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Thursday, November 13, 2014

Venezuelan Oil Ports Struggle to Handle Tanker Arrivals

Venezuelan oil ports are struggling to load and unload cargoes on time amid an increase in fuel imports prompted by trouble at PDVSA's 1.3

November 13, 2014
Total Views: 10

Sunday, October 26, 2014
Maritime News

Supertanker Arrives With Venezuela’s First Imported Crude Oil

Oil tanker Carabobo, bringing Venezuela's first import of crude oil, arrived late on Saturday at the Jose port, where it is scheduled to unload up to 2 million

October 26, 2014
Total Views: 465

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Maritime News

Venezuela Books VLCC to Import Second Algerian Crude Shipment

Venezuela's state-run oil company PDVSA has hired a supertanker to load a second 2 million-barrel cargo of Algerian crude, according to preliminary tanker

October 22, 2014
Total Views: 2