Meet Us at Nor-Shipping 2019

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World Maritime News team will also be attending this year’s event.

US Seizes North Korean Bulker for Violating Sanctions

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North Korea's bulker seized for allegedly violating U.S. and UN sanctions by illicitly shipping coal from the country.

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Trump Proposes Massive Hike on Chinese Tariffs

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Trump is increasing the pressure on China to reach a trade agreement with a new tariff plan.

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US Will Not Issue Further Waivers for Iran Oil Imports

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US would not extended further waivers on Iranian oil imports after May 2.

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PB Tankers 'Shocked' to Be on OFAC Venezuela Sanctions List

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PB Tankers said it "is shocked and concerned" by the US OFAC action to add the company to its sanctions list.

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US Sanctions Nine Ships, Four Owners for Venezuela Ties

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Another four shipping firms and nine vessels were hit by sanctions after transporting Venezuelan oil.

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Proposed US Auto Tariffs to Affect East-West Trade Routes

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Drewry: US auto tariffs would negatively impact key U.S. ports, container lines and car carriers.

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US Blacklists Two Shipping Firms and a Tanker

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US blacklisted two shipping firms and a crude oil tanker in relation to the country's sanctions on Venezuela.

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BIMCO: US Seaborne Crude Oil Exports at Record High

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BIMCO: US exports of crude oil reached record high in January, as tonne mile demand dropped.

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US Senator Introduces Bill to Repeal the Jones Act

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US Senator introduced a bill to repeal the Jones Act and allow all qualified vessels to trade between US ports.

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NRF: US Retail Imports Set to Drop to Annual Low

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US imports to drop to their lowest level in almost a year amid annual lull and a hold on tariff increase.

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Alphaliner: Tariffs Intensify US Container Imbalance

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Alphaliner: Imbalance of US container imports over exports worsened despite protectionist trade policies.

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Trump Delays Tariffs on USD 200 Bn of Chinese Imports

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President Trump has delayed the additional Chinese tariffs, scheduled to take effect from March 1.

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US Container Imports Still Strong ahead of Tariff Increase

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US container imports remain at higher-than-usual levels as a possible increase in tariffs approaches.

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US Strengthens Role as World’s Top Ethane Exporter

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U.S. exports of ethane account for about one-sixth of the country's hydrocarbon gas liquids exports.

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FMC Aims at Carrier Alliances under Amended US Shipping Act

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US: FMC to address antitrust issues in maritime industry consolidation and ocean carrier alliances.

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NRF: US Retail Imports Remain Strong ahead of Tariff Rise

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Imports at major retail container ports in the US remain at unusually high levels before tariffs increase in January.

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US Tightens Security Measures for Ships Arriving from Iraq

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The US imposed additional security measures on vessels arriving from Iraq as of October 26.

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US Crude Oil Exports to China Dropped to Zero in August

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US seaborne exports of crude oil to China dropped to zero in August.

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China Moves Forward with Tariffs on USD 60 Bn of US Goods

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China is responding to US' latest tariffs with levies on USD 60 billion of imported US products.

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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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US Ports Urge Gov't to Consider Bad Impact of Trade Tariffs

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Tariffs on Chinese products and retaliatory responses to cover 8.4% of trade through US ports by value.

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