U.S. Will Be Favored as LNG Bunkering Hub

Jonathan Harris; Senior Business Development Manager Puget LNG

Puget LNG's Jonathan Harris believes U.S. will be favored as an LNG bunkering hub.

Sunken Sanchi Included in US Sanctions List against Iran

Donald Trump

Sanchi, which sank in January 2018, included in the new U.S. list of sanctioned individuals and entities.

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U.S. Sanctions against Iran to Drive Tanker Rate Increases

Donald Trump

Sanctions against Iran contribute to the increase in tanker rates.

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Tanker Market to Benefit from Iranian Sanctions

Euronav tanker

Euronav pointed to three caveats to a more positive outlook for the tanker market.

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IRISL Denies Ordering Tankers at Sadra

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IRISL refutes shipbroking reports that linked the company to an order for three tankers at Sadra.

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IRISL Linked to Three Tankers at Sadra

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IRISL orders three 113,000 dwt tankers at compatriot shipbuilder SADRA.

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PIL Terminates Vessel Calls to Iran due to US Sanctions

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Pacific International Lines (PIL) has ceased acceptance of cargoes in and out of Iran.

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Drewry: Tight Supply to Keep Oil Prices Up in Q4

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Oil prices have already started to rise ahead of US sanctions against Iran.

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BIMCO: Iran No. 1 Buyer of US Soya Beans

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Iran has emerged as the biggest buyer of U.S. soya beans in the aftermath of trade tensions between China and the U.S.

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EU, China and Russia to Keep Trade Relations with Iran

Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy

A a Special Purpose Vehicle to be established to facilitate payments related to Iran's exports and imports.

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Qatar, Iran Looking to Boost Shipping Ties

Qterminals, Hamad, Qatar

PMO: Qatar is interested in boosting trade relations with Iran.

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US Sanctions on Iran to Affect Greek Owners

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Greek owners are most likely to be affected by the upcoming US sanctions on Iranian ports, shipping and energy sectors.

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CMA CGM Pulls Out of Iran due to U.S. Sanctions

CMA CGM vessel

CMA CGM is exiting Iran after the Trump administration imposed sanctions on companies operating in the country.

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Industry Majors Put Their Iranian Businesses under Review

Maersk Line

The announced reinstating of nuclear-related sanctions against Iran is already starting to kick in.

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Drewry: Up to 20 VLCCs Could Be Left Without Work

VLCC Anne

Lower oil exports from Iran stemming from new sanctions against the country could leave up to 20 VLCCs without work.

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US Sanctions on Iran Bringing More Uncertainty for Tankers

VLCC

New sanctions against Iran by the U.S. create an unnecessary extra uncertainty for the tanker market.

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US Reimposing Sanctions on Iran's Shipping, Shipbuilding

Donald Trump

The U.S. Government will reimpose sanctions on Iran’s port operators, and shipping and shipbuilding sectors.

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Iran Blames CF Crystal for Sanchi Tragedy

Sanchi

Iran blames CF Crystal's direction change for Sanchi tragedy that claimed 32 mariner lives.

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India, Iran Ink Short-Term Lease for Part of Chabahar Port

India has signed a short-term lease with Iran to operate Shahid Beheshti Port, part of Chabahar Port.

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IFLNG’s Gas Export Deal with Iran Shelved

Iran has decided to put on hold its deal with IFLNG on the export of liquefied natural gas.

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Freeport of Riga to Focus on Indian, Iranian Markets in 2018

Freeport of Riga is to focus on India and Iran as part of its geopolitical developments aimed at increasing cargo levels.

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China Considering Salvage of Sunken Iranian Tanker

The Chinese authorities are reviewing a possibility of salvaging the wreck of sunken Iranian tanker.

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