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ITF Slams US over Plans to Revoke Seafarer Visas

Seafarer

The U.S. said it would deny seafarers a visa if they work on board a vessel carrying Iranian oil.

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Oil Aboard Iranian Tanker Sold to Unknown Buyer

Tanker

The government spokesman said that the owner and purchaser of the oil will decide the destination of the cargo.

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Stronger US-China Ethane Trade to Boost Demand for VLECs

VLEC

Ethane trade on the U.S.-China route has the potential to create demand for about 30 VLECs, Drewry said.

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US Issues Warrant to Seize Iranian Tanker Grace 1

Tanker

US DoJ issued a warrant to seize the tanker "based on violations of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act."

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US FTA Supports Ferry, Terminal Projects with USD 32.8 Mn

ferry

US FTA awards USD 32.8 million to selected ferry projects.

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US Seeks to Block Release of Grace 1 in Gibraltar

Tanker

Gibraltar was to lift the detention on the ship this morning.

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NRF: Retail Imports Remain at Near-Record Levels

Containers

NRF's overall outlook is more pessimistic than last month as US introduces new 10 percent tariffs.

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UK Joins US in Strait of Hormuz Maritime Security Mission

Stena Impero

The Royal Navy would work alongside the U.S. navy to assure safety of ships in the area.

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Australia Mulls Joining Strait of Hormuz Coalition

AUSMIN talks

Australia is giving "serious consideration"to the U.S. request.

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Trump to Add Tariffs on Another USD 300 Bn of Chinese Goods

US President Donald Trump

Trump would implement the 10% tariff on USD 300 billion worth of Chinese goods from September 1.

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NRF: Imports at Top US Container Ports to Rise Modestly

container port

Imports at the US major retail container ports will remain at high levels this summer but are to grow only modestly.

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US Removes Sanctions on PB Tankers

Shipping

PB Tankers was removed from the list after terminating its contract with Cuban state-run company Cubametales.

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LA Port Argues Against New Tariffs on Chinese Goods

Tariffs

Tariffs would impact some 66 percent of all imports by value at the San Pedro Bay.

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US Says Iran is Behind Tanker Attacks in Gulf of Oman

Frontline's tanker Front Altair

U.S. Secretary of State said that intelligence officials have "lots of evidence" to support this claim.

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US to Inject USD 292 Mn into Its Ports

US ports

US aims to improving safety, efficiency, and reliability of its ports through the new program.

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Trump Administration Bans Cuba Cruise Ship Port Calls

Cruise ships in port

In the latest wave of Cuba restrictions, the Trump administration banned cruise ship stops to the island nation.

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Latest China Tariffs to Negatively Impact Port, LNG Sectors

containers

China's hike in tariffs on US imports will negatively affect LNG and port sectors.

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China Retaliates against US Tariffs Hike

Flag of China

China is to raise the rate of additional tariffs imposed on some of the imported U.S. products from June 1.

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NRF: Latest Tariffs Are Too Great a Gamble for US Economy

US President Donald Trump

US released a list of USD 300 billion of Chinese goods that will be targeted by additional tariffs of 25 percent.

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NRF: US Imports Rising Ahead of Expected Tariffs Hike

Long Beach terminal

Imports at US container ports to see unusually high levels for the remainder of spring and through the summer.

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US Seizes North Korean Bulker for Violating Sanctions

North Korea flag

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

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