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Sweden sees Russian threat against big Baltic isle

Asiatimes 25 May 2024
Russian ships have stoked hostilities due to their increasingly brazen and careless behavior, breaching maritime rules and sailing old and uninsured oil tankers, which could potentially cause an environmental catastrophe.
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Cyprus battles EU sanctions on Russian LNG export tankers, part of new package

Philenews 25 May 2024
Elsewhere it is clarified that “the biggest issue concerns the tightening of sanctions against tankers used by Russia to transport crude oil with unverified insurance and opaque ownership structures.” ... ....
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5 labourers killed, 11 injured in trailer-truck collision in Thatta

Dawn 25 May 2024
The accident took place near Hameed Fruit Farm, SSP Khan said ... In April, six people died and 35 suffered injuries when a coach ploughed into an oil tanker on Indus Highway at Manjhand near Sehwan town ... .
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Allianz: Shipping Losses Continue Decline Hitting All-Time Yearly Low

The Maritime Executive 25 May 2024
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, a war that is now in its third year, has also resulted in a significant increase in the “shadow fleet” of tankers being used to transport Russian oil ... ....
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Shadow tanker experiences engine failure in Dardanelles

SAFETY4SEA 24 May 2024
An oil tanker, identified as Hera 1, experienced engine failure while transporting Russian crude through in Dardanelles shipping strait on May 23, causing a temporary blockage to maritime traffic.
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Putin’s designs on a Baltic island are leading Sweden to prepare for war

The Conversation 24 May 2024
Russian ships have stoked hostilities due to their increasingly brazen and careless behaviour, breaching maritime rules and sailing old and uninsured oil tankers, which could potentially cause an environmental catastrophe .
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Flex LNG alerts of potential Russian LNG dark fleet

SAFETY4SEA 24 May 2024
We do think that the Russians plan on doing something similar as we’ve seen on the oil and petroleum side ... A continuously growing fleet of tankers, mainly older ships, including some that have ...
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Climate Change May Be Fueling a Resurgence of Piracy Across Africa

The Maritime Executive 24 May 2024
They clamber aboard, seizing control of the vessel and its valuable cargo ... Piracy there is linked to oil theft by criminal groups who recruit impoverished youths to hijack tankers and siphon crude ... The illicit profits from oil theft are immense ... ....
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Climate change may be fuelling a resurgence of piracy across Africa

The Conversation 24 May 2024
They clamber aboard, seizing control of the vessel and its valuable cargo ... Piracy there is linked to oil theft by criminal groups who recruit impoverished youths to hijack tankers and siphon crude ... The illicit profits from oil theft are immense ... .
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CHIRP: Create a culture of incident sharing in maritime to reduce safety risks

SAFETY4SEA 24 May 2024
The most common vessel types that sent safety incident reports to CHIRP are superyachts (36%), oil/chemical tankers (13%), container vessels (9%) and bulk carriers (6%).
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America has a bridge problem. It doesn’t yet have a national bridge solution

Press & Guide 24 May 2024
Authorities in Delaware and New Jersey considered upgrading the Delaware Memorial Bridge as far back as 1969, when an oil tanker damaged the “fenders” on support pillars of the structure, which carries Interstate 295 and U.S.
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Russia Shadow-Fleet Oil Tanker Had Engine Fail at Turkish Strait

Rigzone 23 May 2024
A shadow fleet oil tanker transporting Russian crude had an engine failure ... .
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The shadow fleet helping Russia to evade sanctions

The Spectator 23 May 2024
The secret of this remarkable resilience? A shadow fleet of oil tankers registered outside the G7, which has allowed Russia to thumb its nose at western sanctions and to maintain an uninterrupted stream of lucrative oil exports.
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Tanker Owner and Operator Fined $2M For Oily Waste Dumping

The Maritime Executive 23 May 2024
Department of Justice said that a crew member of the tanker acted as the whistleblower for the serious violation ... The seafarer shared a video showing oil being pumped overboard and trailing behind the tanker.
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