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Chevron Asks Venezuela to Dredge Lake to Double Its Oil Exports

Rigzone 21 Mar 2023
Chevron Corp. is urging Venezuela to clean up Lake Maracaibo in the hope of almost doubling the amount of oil that can be loaded on its ships ... .

Cameroon’s role in the fast-growing dark fleet exposed

Splash24/7 20 Mar 2023
S&P Global Market Intelligence has become the latest firm to put a figure on the scale of the so-called dark fleet, the growing list of ships operating in contravention of sanctions in place against countries such as Iran, Venezuela and Russia ... From these 1,900 ships the majority are Greek-owned.

5 Takeaways From UN Global Report on Cocaine 2023

InSight Crime 17 Mar 2023
Shipping cocaine to Europe through Brazil and Venezuela reduces the number of links and leads to increased purity, Keegan Hamilton, a drug trafficking reporter at Vice, explained to InSight Crime ... And in Venezuela, a number of Nigerians were arrested in 2021 and are accused of ...

One in ten tankers part of ‘dark fleet’ carrying sanctioned oil

The Times/The Sunday Times 14 Mar 2023
Lloyd’s List said that more than 440 tankers were engaged in shipping oil from Iran, Venezuela and Russia, all of which are subject to varying degrees of western sanctions ... Western. Related articles. Oil price surges as Russia cuts output ... .

Venezuela to ship fuel to Cuba on US-blacklisted supertanker

Reuters 13 Mar 2023
March 13 (Reuters) - Venezuela's state-run oil company PDVSA (PDVSA.UL) on Monday was loading a supertanker with crude and fuel for Cuba, maritime documents showed, an unusually large volume to help its political ally overcome an energy crisis with repeated blackouts.

One in five VLCCs ‘break bad’

Splash24/7 13 Mar 2023
The Samir Madani-led platform tracks ships breaking sanctions against Iran, Venezuela and Russia ... A three-year deal has been consummated in the high $40,000s on a three-year old ship, and there are other deals at around $45,000 per day for five years ... .

The honeymoon between Biden and Lula ended because of Brazil’s rapprochement with Iran

The Cleveland American 09 Mar 2023
Two Iranian warships, the Dena and the logistical support ship Makran, were docked in the port of Rio de Janeiro between February 26 and March 4 ... Republicans on Capitol Hill later revealed that one of the ships was involved in an attempt by Macron to sell arms to Venezuela, which was ultimately thwarted.

CERAWEEK-US plans no wider easing of sanctions on Venezuela, official says

FX Empire 07 Mar 2023
government is not planning a systematic easing of sanctions on Venezuela after an initial round allowed partners of state-run oil firm PDVSA to resume taking oil for past debts, a State Department official said ... nod to jointly development an offshore natural gas field with Venezuela.

Iran, Venezuela launch direct shipping line

SAFETY4SEA 06 Mar 2023
Iran and Venezuela have launched a direct shipping route to enhance trade ties amid U.S ... Appreciating the efforts of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL), the embassy said a cargo ship will leave Iran for Venezuela every three months ... commodities to Venezuela.

Iran, Venezuela Launch Direct Shipping Route to Enhance Trade Ties

MENA FN 05 Mar 2023
(MENAFN) In a bid to strengthen their economic ties amid US sanctions, Iran and Venezuela have launched a direct shipping route, according to a statement released by the Iranian embassy in Caracas ... .

U.N. details Haiti’s serious challenges with gangs, guns and drugs — and issues a warning

Yahoo Daily News 04 Mar 2023
Meanwhile, the cocaine produced in Colombia and the cannabis from Jamaica is shipped directly from those countries or pass via the neighboring Bahamas or Turks and Caicos Islands and Venezuela. From Haiti they are shipped to the Dominican Republic, Western Europe and, primarily, the United States.

Direct Iran-Venezuela shipping route officially established: Iranian embassy

Press TV 03 Mar 2023
Iran’s embassy in Caracas says a direct shipping route between the Islamic Republic and Venezuela has been established to enhance trade ties amid US sanctions targeting both nations ... Appreciating the efforts of the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL), the mission said a cargo ship will leave Iran for Venezuela every three months.

Here are the Fox News executives Rupert Murdoch needs to fire, according to and starting ...

Media Matters 03 Mar 2023
Chairman Rupert Murdoch ... Q ... Rupert Murdoch ... Q ... A ... The then-Fox Business host Lou Dobbs repeatedly called Powell a “great American,” while she claimed that Dominion had been “created to produce altered voting results in Venezuela for Hugo Chavez, and then shipped internationally to manipulate votes for purchase in other countries, including this one.” ... Q.

A mysterious fleet is helping Russia ship oil around the world. And it’s growing

CNN 01 Mar 2023
As Western sanctions against Russia have escalated over its invasion of Ukraine, more ships have joined an existing fleet of mysterious tankers, ready to facilitate Russia’s oil exports ... Dark ships, on the other hand, are veterans of campaigns by Iran and Venezuela to avoid Western sanctions that have recently switched to carrying Russian crude.

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