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Tankers

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 21, 2019

At least two tankers have ferried Iranian fuel oil to Asia in recent months despite U.S. sanctions against such shipments, according to a Reuters analysis...
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Maersk safety day

March 20, 2019

AP Moller – Maersk has sold its stake in French oil and gas company Total for EUR884m ($1bn). (more…)
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Euronav

March 20, 2019

Euronav has chartered a tanker to bring a 30,000 tonne cargo of low-sulphur fuel oil from northwest Europe to Malta, where its megatanker, Oceania, has...
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vitol_tanker

March 19, 2019

Vitol has agreed a total takeover of the VALT bitumen joint venture. On March 18, the Swiss-based company said it would acquire the final 50...
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Stena

March 19, 2019

Stena Bulk has made a major investment in scrubbers and before January 2020 16 units will be installed. (more…)
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Navig8 Chemical Tankers

March 18, 2019

Navig8 Chemical Tankers, an international shipping company focused on the transportation of chemicals, announced that it has entered into sale and leaseback agreements with ICBC...
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iran

March 18, 2019

The Maritime Authority of Panama (AMP) has removed 59 Iranian-linked ships from its registry, ShareAmerica, the US State Department-run platform said. (more…)
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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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vlcc

March 18, 2019

VLCC: A slower week saw rates in all areas generally come under downward pressure. (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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pistiolis_top

March 14, 2019

TOP Ships Inc., an international owner and operator of modern, fuel efficient “ECO” tanker vessels currently focusing on the transportation of petroleum products, announced that...
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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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International Seaways

March 13, 2019

International Seaways returned to the back in the fourth quarter of 2018, reporting a net income of USD 7 million for the period. (more…)
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FSL_Torm

March 13, 2019

“TORM’s commercial performance over the past year has continuously been among the best within its peer group. The product tanker market has rebounded significantly since...
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