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Saturday, March 2, 2024
Oil tanker on Lake Maracaibo, in Cabimas. REUTERS/Issac Urrutia
Shipping

Venezuela’s February Oil Exports Rise, But Shipping Delays Persist

By Marianna Parraga and Mircely Guanipa March 1 (Reuters) – Venezuela’s oil exports slightly increased in February to some 670,000 barrels per

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A satellite image shows the cargo ship Rubymar before it sank, on the Red Sea. Maxar Technologies/Handout via REUTERS
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Rubymar Has Sunk, Yemeni Government Says

ADEN, Yemen, March 2 (Reuters) – The Rubymar cargo ship, attacked last month, has sunk in the southern Red Sea, Yemen’s internationally

19 hours ago
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Friday, March 1, 2024
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Russian Oil Tankers Behave Strangely After Latest U.S. Sanctions

By Julian Lee (Bloomberg) — Two oil tankers appeared to stop what they were doing off the coast of Greece just a few days after the US Treasury

March 1, 2024
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Norway’s Oil Industry Resumes Helicopter Flights After Deadly Crash

By Nerijus Adomaitis and Stine Jacobsen OSLO, March 1 (Reuters) – Norwegian oil companies resumed helicopter flights to offshore oil and gas fields

March 1, 2024
Total Views: 1529

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Offshore

Tidewater Shares Surge as 2023 Revenue Tops $1 Billion

Shares of Houston-based offshore support vessel operator Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW) surged as much as 15% on Friday following its fourth quarter and full year

March 1, 2024
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Friday, March 1, 2024
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Shippers, Carriers Navigate Soaring Rates Heading Into Contract Negotiations

Long-term container freight rates are soaring as many U.S. shippers begin negotiations over new long term contracts at the Journal of Commerce’s TPM24

March 1, 2024
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Shipping

Baltic Dry Index Soars on Strong Vessel Rates

March 1 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s dry bulk sea freight index strengthened to hit an over two-month peak on Friday and posted a

March 1, 2024
Total Views: 545

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Shipping

ITF Raises Alarm Over Saudi Shipowner Abandoning Crews

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has raised serious concerns over unpaid wages of seafarers working on eight vessels owned by

March 1, 2024
Total Views: 2290

Wind of Change for Shetland Oil Hub, But Who Will Benefit?
Offshore

Wind of Change for Shetland Oil Hub, But Who Will Benefit?

LONDON, March 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When storms batter Scotland’s Shetland Islands, as they frequently do, the force

March 1, 2024
Total Views: 858

The Indian Navy approaches the M/V Lila Norfolk in the Indian Ocean, January 5, 2023. Photo courtesy Indian Navy
Piracy

India Expects Piracy Attacks to Rise, Stretching Navy Resources

By Sudhi Ranjan Sen (Bloomberg) — Attacks on commercial shipping in the Arabian and Red Sea by pirates and Iran-backed Houthi rebels are likely to

March 1, 2024
Total Views: 919

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Friday, March 1, 2024
Palau-flagged bulk carrier Aroyat is pictured at sea, in this picture obtained from social media and released on September 22, 2023. Oleksandr Kubrakov via X/via REUTERS
Shipping

Only Grain Ships From Black Sea and for Iran Still Crossing Red Sea

HAMBURG, March 1 (Reuters) – Grain ships originating from the Black Sea or bound for Iran are about the only ones still sailing through the

March 1, 2024
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Thursday, February 29, 2024
Taiwan Faces Steady ‘Drip’ of Pressure from China
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Taiwan Faces Steady ‘Drip’ of Pressure from China

By Yimou Lee and Ben Blanchard TAIPEI, March 1 (Reuters) – Taiwan is facing a steady “drip, drip” of Chinese pressure ahead of the

February 29, 2024
Total Views: 880

The Kozmino oil port in eastern Russia
Shipping

US Sanctions Are Moving Closer to Disrupting Russia’s Crude Exports

Sanctions by the US Treasury are quietly turning up the heat on Russia’s oil exports — to the point where they may soon be at risk of curtailment, writes

February 29, 2024
Total Views: 2290

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Offshore

New York Awards Awaited Offshore Wind Contracts

Feb 29 (Reuters) – New York officials on Thursday awarded conditional contracts to buy electricity from

February 29, 2024
Total Views: 1055

Feeport, Bahamas - May 2019: Tug boat RT Raptor near the pier close to the Freeport Container Port and Cruise Port
Shipping

KOTUG International Takes Full Ownership of Freeport Towage Joint Venture

Dutch towage operator KOTUG International has acquired full ownership of its Freeport, Bahamas-focussed joint venture with SEACOR Holdings, with KOTUG buying

February 29, 2024
Total Views: 878

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Thursday, February 29, 2024
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Shipping

Exxon Plays Hardball With Chevron Over Guyana’s Oil Riches

By Kevin Crowley and Rachel Graf (Bloomberg) — It’s rare for disputes between any of the world’s supermajor oil companies to spill out in public.

February 29, 2024
Total Views: 2159

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Shipping

CMA CGM Completes $5 Billion Bollore Logistics Takeover

By Gus Trompiz PARIS, Feb 29 (Reuters) – France’s CMA CGM has completed a $5 billion takeover of Bollore Logistics, its biggest-ever

February 29, 2024
Total Views: 1031

FILE PHOTO: A China Coast Guard ship is seen from a Philippine fishing boat at the disputed Scarborough Shoal April 6, 2017. Picture taken April 6, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro/File Photo
News

Australia, Philippines Sign Maritime Accord as China Rises

(Bloomberg) — Australia and the Philippines have signed an agreement to boost collaboration on maritime security, including “promoting respect for

February 29, 2024
Total Views: 12924

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Accidents

Norway May Ground Sikorsky Helicopters After North Sea Crash

OSLO, Feb 29 (Reuters) – Norway on Thursday halted all helicopter traffic to its offshore oil and gas fields after a deadly crash, and said it was

February 29, 2024
Total Views: 2798

Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro visits Hanwha Ocean shipyard in Geoje, Republic of Korea, Feb. 27, 2024. U.S. Navy Photo
Defense

Navy Secretary Del Toro Pursuing Korean Investment to Help Revitalize American Shipbuilding

U.S. Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro met with top shipbuilding executives in Korea this week, visiting two of the world’s largest and most

February 28, 2024
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