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US Removes Sanctions on PB Tankers

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

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MSC Applies War Risk Surcharge on Cargo to Venezuela

MSC

Mediterranean Shipping Company implements a war risk premium surcharge on cargo to Venezuela. 

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US Sanctions Two Tankers, Owners for Venezuela Ties

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US blacklisted two vessels and their respective owners in relation to Venezuela sanctions.

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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

Shipping

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

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US Blacklists Two Shipping Firms and a Tanker

Tanker

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

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Robbers Attack Second Tanker off Venezuela in Seven Days

Venezuela robber attack

The robbers escaped with stolen ship’s stores.

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Robbers Board Tanker off Venezuela

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Three robbers armed with knives boarded a crude oil tanker off Venezuela. 

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Bahri Dismisses Reports of Breaching Venezuela Sanctions

Bahri VLCC

Bahri dismissed reports that one of its very large crude carriers was breaching U.S. sanctions on Venezuela.

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Security Risk to Vessels Visiting Jose Terminal on the Rise

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Security related incidents experienced by vessels visiting Jose Terminal, in Venezuela, have been on the rise.

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Venezuela Seizes 150 Kg of Cocaine from Tanker

Cocaine aboard tanker José Progress

Venezuela seized around 150 kilograms of cocaine from the 47,018 dtw chemical tanker José Progress.

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US Sanctions against Venezuela "Cause for Concern"

MOL vessel

Sanctions imposed by the US against Venezuela are now starting to impact shipments in the tanker market.

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Venepandi Warns Ships of Incidents during Inspections

During the mandatory antidrug underwater inspections in Venezuela prior to sailing, an increasing number of alleged ...

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Oil Leak at PDVSA’s Jose Terminal

An oil leak has sprung from a pipeline connecting the main oil-exporting complex with a tanker loading facility at ...

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BP Tanker Finally Unloads Cargo at Curacao Terminal

After being delayed for 100 days off the coast of Venezuela due to unresolved payment issues, the 2013-built tanker ...

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Overdue Containers Push Venezuela’s Debt to USD 1 Bln

As a result of a number of delays in returning containers or completely failing to do so, the Venezuelan state ...

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PDVSA: Port Operations Absolutely Normal

State oil company of Venezuela Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) said on Wednesday that it guarantees that ...

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Three Ships Detained for Suspected Fuel Smuggling

Venezuelan navy has seized three vessels suspected of being involved in smuggling of diesel from the ...

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Venezuela Looking to Pay Less to Tidewater

Venezuela plans to appeal the decision of a World Bank tribunal that ordered payment of USD 46 million compensation ...

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Tidewater to Receive Compensation for Seized Vessels

Oil service company Tidewater is set to receive around USD 46 million plus interest and partial legal costs ...

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VLCCs Flocking to the Caribbean

VLCCs Flocking to the Caribbean

An average of 25 vessels per month are fixed from the Caribbean to Asia so far in 2014, not only to China, but ...

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