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Transportation Marine

  • LONDON, June 8- The escalating diplomatic conflict between Qatar and several of its Middle East neighbours has roiled the liquefied natural gas trade, causing at least one tanker to change course and UK gas prices to spike. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and others this week severed diplomatic and transport links with Qatar, the world's biggest LNG...

  • RABAT, June 8- A Panama court dismissed a case by the Western Sahara Polisario independence movement to block a Moroccan shipment of phosphate in Panama saying there was no evidence the cargo belonged to the group, the Moroccan phosphate producer said on Thursday. Polisario in May filed a claim to hold the Danish charter vessel Ultra Innovation, carrying 55,000...

  • LONDON, June 8- Royal Dutch Shell has sent a replacement cargo of liquefied natural gas from the United States to Dubai, shipping data shows, after a diplomatic row disrupted typical trade routes from Qatar, the world's biggest producer. Shell has a deal to supply the Dubai Supply Authority with LNG which it typically sources from Qatar because of its proximity.

  • LONDON, June 8- Royal Dutch Shell has sent a replacement cargo of liquefied natural gas from the United States to Dubai, shipping data shows, after a diplomatic row disrupted typical trade routes from Qatar. Shell has a deal to supply the Dubai Supply Authority with LNG which it typically sources from Qatar because of its proximity. The Maran Gas Amphipolis tanker,...

  • SINGAPORE, June 8- Abu Dhabi Petroleum Ports Authority has re-imposed a ban on oil tankers linked to Qatar calling at ports in the United Arab Emirates, reversing an earlier decision to ease restrictions, and potentially creating a logjam of crude cargoes. It states: "Denial of entry into any of the Petroleum Ports, for all vessels arriving from, or destined to Qatar,...

  • SINGAPORE/ DUBAI, June 7- Abu Dhabi petroleum port authorities have eased restrictions on oil tankers going to and from Qatar, according to industry sources and shipping circulars seen by Reuters on Wednesday. Abu Dhabi Petroleum Ports Authority issued a new circular on Wednesday removing previous restrictions on non- Qatar owned, flagged or operated vessels...

  • SINGAPORE/ DUBAI, June 7- Abu Dhabi port authorities have eased restrictions on oil tankers going to and from Qatar, according to industry sources and shipping circulars seen by Reuters on Wednesday. Abu Dhabi Petroleum Ports Authority issued a new circular on Wednesday removing previous restrictions on non- Qatar owned, flagged or operated vessels sailing to...

  • SINGAPORE/ DUBAI, June 7- Abu Dhabi port authorities have eased restrictions on oil tankers going to and from Qatar, according to industry sources and shipping circulars seen by Reuters on Wednesday. Abu Dhabi Petroleum Ports Authority issued a new circular on Wednesday removing previous restrictions on non- Qatar owned, flagged or operated vessels sailing to...

  • LONDON, June 7- Taiwan's Evergreen and Hong Kong's OOCL said on Wednesday they had suspended shipping services to Qatar after Arab countries severed diplomatic ties with the Gulf state and imposed port restrictions this week. Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates are among those to have cut ties with Qatar over its alleged support for terrorism, an...

  • SINGAPORE/ DUBAI, June 7- Abu Dhabi port authorities have eased restrictions on oil tankers going to and from Qatar, two shipping circulars seen by Reuters on Wednesday showed. Abu Dhabi Petroleum Ports Authority issued a new circular on Wednesday removing previous restrictions on non- Qatar owned, flagged or operated vessels sailing to and from Qatar.

  • The loadings come amid Abu Dhabi's easing of restrictions on oil cargoes going to or coming from Qatar, according to a shipping circular seen by Reuters. Tensions in the Middle East erupted on June 5, when Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the UAE and Bahrain severed their ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism. The Panamanian-flagged vessel, which is managed and...

  • LONDON, June 7- Taiwan's Evergreen and Hong Kong's OOCL said on Wednesday they had suspended shipping services to Qatar in another sign of trade pressure on the state after Arab states severed diplomatic ties this week. Maersk, the world's biggest container shipping line, said on Tuesday it was unable to transport goods in or out of Qatar because it could not take...

  • LONDON, June 7- Taiwan's Evergreen and Hong Kong's OOCL said on Wednesday they had suspended shipping services to Qatar in another sign of trade pressure on the state after Arab states severed diplomatic ties this week. Maersk, the world's biggest container shipping line, said on Tuesday it was unable to transport goods in or out of Qatar because it could not take...

  • LONDON, June 7- Taiwan's Evergreen and Hong Kong's OOCL said on Wednesday they had suspended shipping services to Qatar in another sign of trade pressure on the state after Arab states severed diplomatic ties this week. Maersk, the world's biggest container shipping line, said on Tuesday it was unable to transport goods in or out of Qatar because it could not take...

  • LONDON, June 7- Taiwan's Evergreen and Hong Kong's OOCL said on Wednesday they had suspended shipping services to Qatar in another sign of trade pressure on the state after Arab states severed diplomatic ties this week. Maersk, the world's biggest container shipping line, said on Tuesday it was unable to transport goods in or out of Qatar because it could not take...

  • SINGAPORE, June 7- Exports of Qatari crude have not been hindered by a port ban imposed by Arab allies as tankers are loading Qatari grades along with cargoes from the United Arab Emirate, shipping data in Thomson Reuters Eikon showed on Wednesday. The very large crude carrier Apollo Dream, which can carry up to 2 million barrels of oil, loaded Abu Dhabi's Upper...

  • * "Enough is enough," Saudi Arabia says of Qatar. President Donald Trump took sides in a deep rift in the Arab world on Tuesday, praising Middle East countries' actions against American ally Qatar over Islamist militants even though the tiny Gulf state hosts the largest U.S. air base in the region. Trump wrote on Twitter that his recent trip to the Middle East was "...

  • * "Enough is enough," Saudi Arabia says of Qatar. President Donald Trump took sides in a deep rift in the Arab world on Tuesday, praising Middle East countries' actions against American ally Qatar over Islamist militants even though the tiny Gulf state hosts the largest U.S. air base in the region. Trump wrote on Twitter that his recent trip to the Middle East was "...

  • * "Enough is enough' Saudi Arabia says of Qatar. President Donald Trump took sides in a deep rift in the Arab world on Tuesday, praising Middle East countries' actions against American ally Qatar over Islamist militants even though the tiny Gulf state hosts the largest U.S. air base in the region. Trump wrote on Twitter that a recent trip he made to the Middle East was "...

  • * "Enough is enough' Saudi Arabia says of Qatar. Trump wrote on Twitter that a recent trip he made to the Middle East was "already paying off" and cast an anti-Islamist speech he made in Saudi Arabia as the inspiration for a decision by Arab powers to sever ties with Qatar in protest at what they say is the Gulf nation's support for terrorism. U.S. officials were...