France to push LNG as shipping fuel

Paris - LNG has been promoted as an alternative to fuel oil for a shipping sector facing tougher emissions standards from 2020.


Brazil police make searches, detentions in Petrobras probe

Rio de Janeiro - Police carried out eight search warrants related to the scheme at Petrobras, as the company is known.


Azerbaijani Caspian Shipping Company expands its fleet

London - Azerbaijan’s Caspian Shipping Company increased the number of vessels sailing in international waters, The company reported.


Baku International Sea Trade Port aims to achieve Green Port status

Baku - Baku International Sea Trade Port, expecting to become one of the leading trade and logistics hubs of Eurasia, intends to obtain the status of the first Green Port in the territory of the CIS.


Kaohsiung court rejects detention of former shipbuilder CEO

CFS, Taiwan’s largest private shipbuilder, is embroiled in a fraud scandal over a contract that it won from the Ministry of National Defense in October 2014 to build six mine sweepers for Taiwan’s military at a cost of NT$34.9 billion (US$1.18 billion), as part of the nation’s domestic warship-building program.

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Dalian to Bratislava freight service arrives
Iran expected to ship first LNG in late 2018

Iran expected to ship first LNG in late 2018

Teheran - Only weeks after the world heard news of a revival in Iran’s ambitious plans to get a foothold in the global market of liquefied natural gas (LNG), speculations are now emerging that the country’s first consignments of the strategic fuel could flow to markets in 12 months’ time.

Reported incidents during mandatory underwater inspections in Venezuela
Germany’s top banks step up efforts to offload toxic shipping debt
U.S. destroyer slightly damaged in collision with tug off Japan -U.S. Navy
Turkish, Iraqi officials discuss resuming Kirkuk oil exports
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Argentine submarine goes missing with 44 crew members on board