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Grayling

March 18, 2019

Any delay to the UK leaving the EU could cost the government tens of millions in extra payments to keep its no-deal ferry contracts in...
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pdvsa

March 18, 2019

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...
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Trafigura logo is pictured in the company entrance in Geneva March 11, 2012.  REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

March 18, 2019

U.S. maritime officials have suspended their review of Swiss trader Trafigura AG’s application for a Gulf Coast deepwater terminal while they await additional information, a...
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ships

March 15, 2019

Singapore-based companies have started preparing to supply marine fuel with maximum 0.5% sulfur by taking VLCCs as floating storage. (more…)
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Aframax Tanker

March 15, 2019

The Panama Canal Authority’s new maximum draft restriction of 45 feet, or 13.72 meters, could impede the transit of Aframaxes and Long Range 2 tankers...
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shipbreaking

March 14, 2019

The ethics watchdog for Norway’s $1-trillion wealth fund will focus this year on shipbreaking on India’s beaches, which endangers workers and pollutes the sea and...
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Malta-flagged Iranian crude oil supertanker "Delvar" is seen anchored off Singapore in this March 1, 2012 file photo. The United States expects countries that buy oil from Iran to further reduce their purchases if they want to avoid U.S. sanctions, a State Department source said on December 5, 2012.  REUTERS/Tim Chong (SINGAPORE - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS ENERGY MARITIME)

March 14, 2019

Iran is discreetly scouring the globe for second-hand oil tankers to replace its ageing fleet and keep crucial crude exports flowing as U.S. sanctions start...
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CMA CGM MARCO POLO

March 13, 2019

IKEA Transport & Logistics Services, CMA CGM, the GoodShipping Program and the Port of Rotterdam will collaborate in a first of its kind partnership to...
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Panama Canal

March 13, 2019

Moody’s Investors Service upgraded the 20-year $450 million Senior Unsecured Bonds issued by the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) to A1 from A2, with a stable...
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A Chinese ship is loaded with soybeans at Port of Santos May 19, 2015.  REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

March 12, 2019

Brazilian soya bean exports are up 85.2% in the first two months of 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This comes on the...
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Skillsea

March 12, 2019

SKILLSEA is a new EU- funded ERASMUS+ (Sector Skills Alliance) project aimed at producing a sustainable skills strategy for the maritime and related activities both...
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bp

March 12, 2019

Energy group BP is set to sell a new very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) ahead of a ban on more polluting fuels for the...
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pdvsa

March 8, 2019

Venezuela’s state-run oil company PDVSA said on Thursday it has not halted business with maritime contractor Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM), after the German firm notified...
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scrubbers

March 8, 2019

Japan has decided it will support the use of open-loop scrubbers aboard ships and discourage other jurisdictions from banning the discharge of water from such...
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yang ming

March 8, 2019

Two new 14,000 TEU full-container vessels built by Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. and chartered by Yang Ming, were named as YM Warranty and YM Wellspring...
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