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Iranian Tanker Not Heading to Greece

An Iranian tanker which the United States wants seized is not heading towards Greece as it sails through the Mediterranean, Greek Prime Minister Kyrikos Mitsotakis told France 24 TV on Thursday."The ship is not heading towards Greece. We have not received a request for it to dock in a Greek port," Mitsotakis said.

Stena Impero Owner Met Iran's Zarif to Urge Release of UK-flagged Ship

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The owner of a British-flagged tanker detained in Iran has met the country's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, to make the case for the ship and its crew to be released.Erik Hanell, chief executive of Stena Bulk, met Zarif in Stockholm on Aug. 20 to ask for the Stena Impero to be released. It was detained by Tehran on July 19,

Diamond S Shipping Sells Two Vessels

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Connecticut-headquartered Diamond S Shipping Group Inc. (DSG) announced that it has agreed to sell two of its 2008-built medium-range product carriers as part of its fleet renewal initiatives.The vessels - the Atlantic Aquarius and Atlantic Leo - are expected to be delivered in the third quarter or early the following quarter,

GIS Sells MR Product Tanker Vessel

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Glenda International Shipping (GIS) signed a memorandum of agreement for the sale of MT Glenda Megan, a 47,147 dwt MR product tanker vessel, built in 2009 by Hyundai Mipo, South Korea, for a consideration of US$ 19.0 million.GIS is a joint venture company (JV) of the international marine transportation

Grace 1 Tanker Starts to Move

The Grace 1 Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West started to move on Friday and there was more smoke from the tanker's chimney, a Reuters reporter saw a day after its detention was lifted.The Grace 1 was seized by British Royal Marine commandos in darkness at the western mouth

Teekay Adds 4th Arc 7 Icebreaking LNG Carrier

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Bermuda-headquartered Teekay has taken delivery of Vladimir Voronin, the fourth in a series of six Arc 7 icebreaking liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers intended for Yamal LNG project."Named after the famous Soviet sea captain, we have recently taken final delivery of Vladimir Voronin HN 2431,

Gibraltar Releases Iranian Tanker Grace 1

Gibraltar has released the Iranian tanker Grace 1, according to the Gibraltar Chronicle."Authorities in Gibraltar have released the Iranian supertanker Grace 1, which was seized on July 4 on suspicion it was shipping 2.1 million barrels of crude oil to Syria in breach of EU sanctions," the newspaper said.

Tanker Demand Weakens, Says Euronav

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Demand forecasts in the tanker sector have weakened modestly over 2019 with the three core agencies (IEA, EIA and OPEC) cutting 2019 demand growth forecasts from 1.4m bpd to 1.2m bpd, says Euronav.The crude oil tanker company noted that this remains above the long term trend growth average of 1.1m bpd (since 1990).

Grindrod Takes Delivery of Ultramax

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Grindrod Shipping Holdings announced that it took delivery of the IVS Okudogo, the first of the two owned ultramax “eco” newbuildings that the Company agreed to acquire in May 2018.In conjunction with the delivery, the global provider of maritime transportation services in the drybulk and product tanker sectors,

Performance Shipping Adds Tanker to Fleet

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Greece-based Performance Shipping Inc. announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has taken delivery of the m/t Blue Moon.The 2011-built Aframax tanker vessel of 104,623 dwt was formerly “Maersk Jeddah”, said the global provider of shipping transportation services through its ownership of vessels.

GasLog Adds New LNGC from SHI

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Monaco-based shipowner GasLog has taken delivery of the 180,000-m3 GasLog Warsaw liquefied natural gas carrier (LNGC) from South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) on July 31.GasLog Warsaw is the first 180,000 cbm LNG tanker delivered to the company by SHI. The shipbuilder has a further seven units for GasLog on order.

YPF to Ship Argentine LNG

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Argentine oil company YPF reached a preliminary agreement with Texas-based Excelerate Energy to hire a liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker for shipping cargoes to global export markets.As per agreement, YPF will export LNG produced from the TANGO FLNG unit, located in Bahía Blanca.Both parties

Ukraine Releases Crew of Russian Tanker

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Ukraine has released the crew of a Russian tanker detained in the port of Izmail, but the vessel is still being held by Ukrainian authorities, RIA news agency cited the Russian embassy in Ukraine as saying.Ukraine said earlier on Thursday it had detained a Russian tanker for its alleged involvement

Hyundai Group Hires GTT for LNGC Tank

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French liquefied natural gas containment system specialist GTT has received two orders from the Hyundai group concerning the tank design for two LNG carriers.The French LNG storage specialist said that the two LNGCs will be built in Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) shipyards in Korea.

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