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Four Ships Banned from Ports for N. Korea Sanctions Breach

The United Nations Security Council has imposed a global port ban on four ships due to their violation of sanctions ...

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EU Parliament Calls on Arctic Drilling, Heavy Fuel Oil Ban

The European Parliament has voted today to pass its Resolution on the Arctic, calling on the ban of oil drilling in ...

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Minister Bans Shipbreaking Activities at Gadani Yards

The demolition of tankers and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carriers at Pakistan’s Gadani shipbreaking yards ...

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California Halts State Funds for Coal Shipment Projects

On August 26, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a bill to block state funds for any new project that ...

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Oakland Votes to Ban Coal Shipments

The Oakland city council voted unanimously against the plans to send millions of tons of coal shipments through a ...

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South Korea, China Crack Down on North Korean Vessels

North Korea has been hit with a new wave of sanctions affecting its maritime industry as its neighbor South Korea ...

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Seafarers Who Sailed to Crimea Banned from Ukraine

Any foreign seafarer who sails on a vessel to a port in Crimea cannot visit Ukraine for the following three ...

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Bahrain, Saudi Arabia Ban Iranian Ships from Their Ports

Bahrain and Saudi Arabia have banned Iranian-flagged vessels from their ports, Gard said citing a GAC ...

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Horizon Trader Beached at Shipbreaking Site in India

The Horizon Trader, a 42 year-old US flagged container ship that was acquired by New York-listed shipping company ...

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Govt Lifts Ban on VLGC Construction at DSME

The Korean government has lifted the ban on construction of the five liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) ...

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US House Passes Bill to Lift Crude Oil Export Ban

The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved the bill to lift the 40-year-old ban on crude exports, but the ...

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Indonesian-Flagged Ship Banned from Australian Waters

An Indonesian flagged general cargo ship has been banned by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) from ...

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US House Panel Clears Bill to Repeal Crude Export Ban

The initiative to repeal the ban on crude exports from the U.S.A. has reached a major hurdle after the House of ...

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Nigeria Bans 113 Tankers from Its Waters

Nigeria’s national oil company NNPC has prohibited 113 oil tankers from its waters effective immediately, ...

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China Allows Valemaxes into Its Ports

China’s Ministry of Transport and the National Development and Reform Commission issued a notice on Thursday, ...

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USA Bans Cruises-to-Nowhere

USA Bans Cruises to Nowhere

The US-based cruise operator Carnival Cruise Lines has confirmed that it will no longer offer the so-called ...

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China Lifts Ban on Valemaxes

Chinese Ministry of Transport has issued a circular on the design of 400,000 DWT bulk carries entering Chinese ...

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MyFerryLink Gets a Lifeline

MyFerryLink Gets a Lifeline

Groupe Eurotunnel’s ferry operator MyFerryLink has won permission from the U.K.’s Court of Appeal to ...

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Venice Court Lifts Ban on Large Cruise Ships

Venice regional court of appeal (Tribunale Amministrativo Regionale) has revoked the order on banning large ships ...

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Eurotunnel to Sell Ferry Business

Eurotunnel to Sell Ferry Business as UK Court Upholds Operating Ban

France’s Groupe Eurotunnel SA has decided to look for a buyer for its MyFerryLink business after the ...

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Australia to Ban Supertrawlers

Australia to Ban Supertrawlers

The Australian Government will move to ban supertrawlers from Australian waters, Senator Richard Colbeck, ...

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