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Crew Member of Carisbroke's Vessel Arrested in Drug Bust

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A crew member of Jacqueline C arrested by Canadian authorities.

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Panama Canal Not Impacted Yet by US-China Trade Tensions

Jorge Quijano

Quijano: So far, the canal has not experienced any effects from this commercial debate. 

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Trump Adds Tariffs on USD 200 Bn of Chinese Imports

U.S. President Donald Trump

Trump will impose 10% tariffs on USD 200 billion worth of imports from China from September 24.

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Vitol Inks 15-Year LNG Deal with Cheniere

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Vitol has signed a 15-year liquefied natural gas sale and purchase agreement with US-based energy company Cheniere.

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NC Ports Closed Until Wednesday

USCG

North Carolina ports of Wilmington and Morehead City will remain closed through September 19.

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USCG Medevacs Nieuw Amsterdam Passenger

The US Coast Guard medevaced a woman from a cruise ship near Ketchikan on September 13.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Top five most-read stories you may have missed last week.

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Poten: Tankers in the Eye of the Storm?

tanker

Hurricane aftermaths have led to an upswing in rates due to a lack of available tonnage.

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Buckeye Terminal Fully Operational after Diesel Spill

Buckeye Terminal

The Buckeye Terminal is now fully operational following a diesel oil spill which happened on September 6.

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Crowley’s 2nd LNG-Powered ConRo Goes Full Speed Ahead

Taino LNG POWERED CONRO

Crowley's second commitment class ConRo, Taíno, is a step closer to delivery.

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Stolt Disappointed with MSC Flaminia Ruling

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Stolt Tank Containers: We were disappointed and disagree with the ruling.

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Port Authorities Join Forces in Climate Action Program

Port of Los Angeles

Seven leading port authorities are joining forces to address the issue of global warming.

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Court: MSC Not Liable for Losses from MSC Flaminia Fatal Fire

MSC Flaminia

New York District Court: MSC not liable for the explosion and losses related to the MSC Flaminia fire from July 2012.

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USCG Medevacs Tanker Crewman off New Jersey

USCG

A 78-year-old man was evacuated from the crude oil tanker Evrotas near Ambrose Channel, New Jersey.

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Teekay Tankers Closes Sale-Leaseback for Six Aframaxes

Tanker

Teekay Tankers closed the sale-leaseback for six Aframax tankers, increasing its liquidity by USD 60 million.

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Buckeye Terminal's Dock Opens for Fuel Transfers after Spill

US Coast Guard

Buckeye Terminal's dock able to resume petroleum operations as oil spill clean up continues.

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BIMCO: Trade War Crossfire to Seriously Hit Shipping

Shipping

BIMCO: The long list of tariffed goods has been made longer as the US proposed tariffs on goods worth USD 200 billion.

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Port of Long Beach Gets USD 50 Mn for Zero Emissions Project

Port of Long Beach

Port of Long Beach gets preliminary approval for a USD 50 million grant for its zero emissions project.

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Genco Adds Three Ships, Sheds Older Tonnage

Shipping

Genco has taken delivery of two Capesize vessels and one Ultramax as part of its fleet renewal program.

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Enterprise to Expand LPG Capacity at Houston Terminal

Tankers

Enterprise Products Partners is looking to expand the LPG capacity at its Houston Ship Channel terminal.

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Cruise Lines Reroute Ships as Hurricane Florence Strengthens

Cruise ship

Cruise lines rerouted their ships due to hurricane Florence, which is gaining strength in the central Atlantic.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

Here are the most read stories from the previous week.

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World's 1st Ocean Cleanup System Launched

The Ocean Cleanup

The Ocean Cleanup launched the world’s first ocean cleanup system from San Francisco on September 8.

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300 Capes to Install Scrubbers in 2018

Scrubber

Capesize owner Seanergy Maritime will most likely proceed with the installation of scrubbers.

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Petrobras Hires Two MR Tankers from Stena Bulk

Stena Conqueror

Petrobras charters Stena Bulk's MR product tankers.

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USCG: Spill Suspends Fuel Transfers at Buckeye Terminal

USCG

All fuel transfers have been suspended at Buckeye Terminal following a diesel fuel spill.

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Listed Dry Bulk Companies Clocked Up USD 5.8 Bn in Losses

Bulk carrier

Tsantanis: A total of USD 5.8 billion in losses were recorded by listed dry bulk shipping companies in last 5 years.

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