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Managing Risk: Shipowners Not Meeting Emission Regs Face a Big Business Risk

Jan 26, 2021

There is  increasing pressure for shipowners to sharpen their environmental performance, driven by an IMO target to halve greenhouse gas emissions from shipping by 2050, regional regulations and market pull from charterers, banks and investors…

Beirut Blast Chemicals Possibly Linked to Syrian Businessmen

Jan 18, 2021

The company that bought the ammonium nitrate which exploded in Beirut last August had possible links to two Syrian businessmen under U.S. sanctions for ties to President Bashar al-Assad, according to a report by a Lebanese journalist and London company filings…

US Imposes Fresh Sanctions on Iran

Jan 15, 2021

The United States on Friday sanctioned companies in Iran, China and the United Arab Emirates for doing business with the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines and on three Iranian entities over conventional arms proliferation.They are the…

Interpol Issues Red Notices for Ship Captain, Owner Over Beirut Blast

Jan 13, 2021

Interpol has issued red notices for the captain and owner of the ship that carried the chemicals which devastated Beirut in an explosion in August, killing 200 people, Lebanon’s state media said.Five months since one of the biggest non-nuclear blasts on record…

Scotland's Seafood Exporters Dealt New Post-Brexit Blow

Jan 11, 2021

The post-Brexit woes facing Scotland’s fishing industry deepened on Saturday as its biggest logistics provider, DFDS Scotland, said it would halt exports to the European Union through one of its main services until at least Wednesday.Previously…

Port Everglades Receives 'Marine Highway' Designation

Jan 08, 2021

Port Everglades received approval from the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) for “Marine Highway” designation for a new route connecting Port Everglades with Port Houston, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI). National Shipping…

Ireland Eases Customs Rules as Low Demand Stops Ferry Sailings

Jan 08, 2021

Ireland's tax authority temporarily eased post-Brexit customs arrangements after some trucks were unable to deliver goods from Britain, difficulties that prompted the largest Irish Sea ferry operator to cancel some sailings from Friday.Britain's…

US Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to Resign

Jan 07, 2021

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said Thursday she would resign, citing the intrusion of the U.S. Capitol by violent supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump.Chao, the wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, is the first Cabinet secretary to announce her departure after the events…

US Hits Iran With Fresh Sanctions

Jan 05, 2021

The United States on Tuesday blacklisted a Chinese company that makes elements for steel production, 12 Iranian steel and metals makers and three foreign-based sales agents of a major Iranian metals and mining holding company, seeking to deprive Iran of revenues as U…

Sherrard Enhances Squire Patton Boggs Commodities and Shipping Capabilities

Jan 04, 2021

Squire Patton Boggs continued the expansion of its commodities and shipping capabilities with the addition of partner Kate Sherrard into its Financial Services Practice. She joins the firm from Clifford Chance where she was Head of the Asia…

EU and UK Clinch Narrow Brexit Trade Deal

Dec 24, 2020

Britain clinched a narrow Brexit trade deal with the European Union on Thursday, just seven days before it exits one of the world’s biggest trading blocs in its most significant global shift since the loss of empire.The deal, agreed more than…

US Blacklists Chinese, UAE Companies Over Sale of Iranian Petrochemicals

Dec 17, 2020

The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on companies based in China and the United Arab Emirates, accusing them of supporting the sale of Iranian petrochemicals as Washington increases pressure on Tehran in the closing days of President Donald Trump's term…

Biden Introduces Buttigieg as Transportation Secretary

Dec 16, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden touted the diversity of his incoming administration as he introduced former rival Pete Buttigieg on Wednesday as his choice for U.S. transportation secretary.Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, would…

Leaders Push Brexit Trade Talks Beyond Sunday Deadline

Dec 14, 2020

London and Brussels agreed on Sunday to “go the extra mile” in coming days to try to reach an elusive trade agreement despite missing their latest deadline to avert a turbulent exit for Britain from the European Union’s orbit at the end of the month…

US Maritime Industry Seeks $3.5 Billion in COVID-19 Relief

Dec 09, 2020

In a joint plea to Congressional leadership and Treasury Secretary Steven Munchin this week a host of maritime transportation entities asked that $3.5 billion in COVID-19 relief funding be made available for the U.S. maritime transportation sector…

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JSI Alliance Completes Scope of Work in Basrah Refinery Upgrading Project

Singapore Marine Biofuel Premiums Drop Further on Soft Demand

Singapore Marine Biofuel Premiums Drop Further on Soft Demand

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New Study Offers Safety Recommendations for Green Shipping Corridors

SAMPOL Awarded Shore Power Contract from Port of València

SAMPOL Awarded Shore Power Contract from Port of València

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