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Fesco, Chinese Firms Team Up on Intermodal LNG Shipping

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The companies would develop intermodal transportation of LNG in tanker containers from Russia to China.

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Novatek Signs LNG MoU with India's H-Energy, Petronet LNG

The MoUs include joint investment in future terminals.

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Atomflot Inks Deal for Another Two Nuclear Icebreakers


FSUE Atomflot signs contract for the construction of the 4th and 5th nuclear-powered icebreakers.

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Russia Authorized to Survey Cyprus-Flagged Ships

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The deal includes the extension of the scope of the RS authorisation by the Cyprus MA effective from August 1.

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ITLOS Names 3 Arbitrators in Russia-Ukraine Naval Dispute


Three arbitrators appointed in the proceedings concerning the detention of three Ukrainian naval vessels.

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Maersk, IBM to Pilot TradeLens in Russia

Russia joining TradeLens

St. Petersburg, Russia’s main container gateway, is to be part of the pilot launch.

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Russia Ordered to Free Ukrainian Navy Vessels, Sailors


ITLOS orders Russia to release three Ukrainian naval vessels and 24 servicemen on board.

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Russia Launches Third Nuclear-Powered Icebreaker

Nuclear-powered icebreaker Ural

Ural and its sister ships are the largest icebreakers in the world.

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Russia to Pay USD 3 Mn to Greenpeace for Illegal Ship Arrest


The compensation is for the unlawful detention of Greenpeace's ship and its 30 crew.

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HMM, FESCO to Extend Roots on China-Russia Service

Hyundai Merchant Marine vessel

Hyundai Merchant Marine is to expand cooperation with FESCO on their China Russia North Service.

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Ukraine Seeks Release of Ships, Sailors with ITLOS Appeal

Kerch Strait incident

Russia detained three Ukrainian Navy vessels in November 2018.

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Russian Shipyards Targeted by New US Sanctions

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Russian shipbuilders and equipment manufacturers sanctioned by the US, EU and Canada.

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Ship Involved in Kerch Strait Fire Barred from Usual Port

Kerch Strait Fire

Maestro and Venice/Candy listed by the U.S. Department of the Treasury for petroleum shipments to Syria.

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Deadly Blaze Hits Two Ships off Kerch Strait

Kerch Strait fire

Ten crewmembers have died after two ships burst into flames near the Kerch Strait on January 21.

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Putin Inaugurates Russia’s 1st FSRU


Putin put into operation Kaliningrad's LNG regasification terminal.

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Rosatom to Regulate Russian Arctic Shipping

Arctic shipping

Rosatom has been granted the role of the top regulator in the development of the Northern Sea Route.

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Russia Uses Cargo Ship to Block Ukrainian Navy Vessels

Ukrainian Ministry of Defense

Russia used a huge cargo ship to block Ukrainian navy vessels from entering the Sea of Azov.

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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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US Criticizes Russia for 'Harassing International Shipping'

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U.S. calls on Russia to cease its 'harassment of international shipping' in the Sea of Azov and the Kerch Strait.

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Putin, Niinisto Want HFO-Free Arctic

Russian and Finish Presidents

Putin, Niinistö agree there should be a switch to more environmentally friendly fuel in the Arctic. 

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U.S. Blacklists Russian Ships, Owners for North Korea Ties

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The U.S. has sanctioned six ships and two Russian shipping companies for ties with North Korea.

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