Russian oil shipped to Asia in Chinese supertankers amid ship shortage
At least four Chinese-owned supertankers are shipping Russian Urals crude to China, according to trading sources and tracking data, as Moscow seeks vessels for exports after a G7 oil price cap restricted the use of Western cargo services and insurance.
Egypt to raise Suez Canal transit fees for ships in 2023
Egypt has said that it will increase transit fees for vessels, including oil-laden tankers, passing through Suez Canal, one of the world's most crucial waterways.
The Suez Canal Authority said in a statement on Sept. 17 that it will add 15 percent to the fees for tankers carrying oil and petroleum products, and 10 percent for dry bulk carriers and cruise ships.
Nigeria: Big explosion on oil floating production storage & offloading ship (video)
The oil tanker could carry up to two million barrels of oil per day
Intermodal: Interest for new LNG Carriers and LPG Carriers
Interest in the construction of new ships carrying liquefied natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas has been expressed in recent days, according to brokerage firm Intermodal.
A total of nine LNG Carriers and LPG Carriers agreements were signed last week.
Greek-owned tankers back away from Venezuela
Oil tankers sailing toward Venezuela have turned around and others have left the country's waters as the US considers blacklisting dozens of ships for transporting Venezuelan oil, according to shipping data and industry sources.
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Iran says seized British-flagged tanker 'free' to leave
Iran said on Sept. 23 that a British-flagged oil tanker is "free" to leave more than two months after it was seized in the Gulf.
US, allies planning naval escort for Gulf tankers: Pentagon
The United States and its allies are discussing plans to provide naval escorts for oil tankers through the Gulf, a top U.S. general said on July 11 after Iranian military vessels menaced a British tanker.
Iran condemns detention of oil supertanker in Gibraltar
Iran on July 4 condemned the "illegal interception" of one of its oil tankers in Gibraltar where authorities said they suspected it was carrying crude to Syria in violation of EU sanctions.
Iran calls ship attacks off UAE 'alarming', urges probe
Iran on May 13 called attacks on ships in the Gulf "alarming" after the UAE and Saudi Arabia said several vessels including oil tankers were damaged in acts of sabotage off the Emirati coast.
European aircraft backed out from taking migrants from seized Turkish oil tanker: Captain
The captain of a Turkish oil tanker hijacked in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya's coast on March 27 has said a European naval aircraft that initially requested the ship to rescue migrants has failed to keep its promise to take the migrants back.