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U.S. sanctions advisory raises hurdles for global maritime industry

Ship owners and insurers say it may be impossible for the maritime industry to fully comply with the Trump administration’s new guidelines on how to avoid sanctions penalties related to Iran, North Korea and Syria, raising the risk of disruptions in

Tehran urges IMO to begin legal proceedings against US threat on Iranian tankers

In a video conference with Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Kitack Lim, the CEO of Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) Mohammad Rastad criticized US’ threats against the Iranian oil tankers carrying gasoline to Venezuela in the recent week and

FSG Honfleur construction restart this month

Honfleur prior to launch last year. Now headed for completion? Plans have been announced to resume construction of Brittany Ferries’ unfinished LNG RoPax ferry Honfleur at the insolvent German shipyard FSG in June, writes Germany Correspondent Tom Todd. Managing Director Stefan