Russian Separatists Seize Cargo Ships

By Jonathan Saul (Reuters) Russian-backed separatists have seized two foreign-flagged ships in the eastern Ukrainian port city of Mariupol, saying they are now “state property,” in the first such moves…

By Jonathan Saul (Reuters) Russian-backed separatists have seized two foreign-flagged ships in the eastern Ukrainian port city of Mariupol, saying they are now “state property,” in the first such moves...

Offshore Worker Strike Hits Norwegian Oil and Gas Output

By Gwladys Fouche and Nora Buli OSLO, July 5 (Reuters) – Norwegian offshore oil and gas workers went on strike over pay on Tuesday, the first day of planned industrial action that could cut…

By Gwladys Fouche and Nora Buli OSLO, July 5 (Reuters) – Norwegian offshore oil and gas workers went on strike over pay on Tuesday, the first day of planned industrial action that could cut...

Chinese  Vessel Snapped In Two By Typhoon Chaba, A Dozen Bodies Retrieved

BEIJING, July 4 (Reuters) – Chinese search and rescue officials pulled 12 bodies on Monday from waters southwest of Hong Kong after an engineering vessel snapped in two as tropical storm Chaba passed through,…

BEIJING, July 4 (Reuters) – Chinese search and rescue officials pulled 12 bodies on Monday from waters southwest of Hong Kong after an engineering vessel snapped in two as tropical storm Chaba passed through,...

Ukraine Flag Raised On Reclaimed Snake Island 

KYIV, July 4 (Reuters) – The Ukrainian flag has been raised again on Snake Island in the Black Sea, Ukraine’s military said on Monday, after Russian forces withdrew from the strategic outpost…

KYIV, July 4 (Reuters) – The Ukrainian flag has been raised again on Snake Island in the Black Sea, Ukraine’s military said on Monday, after Russian forces withdrew from the strategic outpost...

Lebanon PM Criticizes Hezbollah’s Drone Attack

BEIRUT, July 4 (Reuters) – Lebanon’s prime minister on Monday criticized as risky and unacceptable any unofficial dealings over its sea border row with Israel, after the powerful Hezbollah movement sent three…

BEIRUT, July 4 (Reuters) – Lebanon’s prime minister on Monday criticized as risky and unacceptable any unofficial dealings over its sea border row with Israel, after the powerful Hezbollah movement sent three...

Norway To Increase Gas Production At Offshore Fields

OSLO, July 4 (Reuters) – Norway’s oil ministry on Monday said it had approved adjusted production permits for six offshore fields but that would not change the expected amount of gas Norway would…

OSLO, July 4 (Reuters) – Norway’s oil ministry on Monday said it had approved adjusted production permits for six offshore fields but that would not change the expected amount of gas Norway would...

 Israeli Naval Ship Intercepts Drones Launched At Gas Rig 

JERUSALEM, July 2 (Reuters) – Lebanon’s Hezbollah said on Saturday it had sent three unarmed drones towards an Israeli Mediterranean gas rig, which the Israeli military said it had intercepted. The Iranian-backed…

JERUSALEM, July 2 (Reuters) – Lebanon’s Hezbollah said on Saturday it had sent three unarmed drones towards an Israeli Mediterranean gas rig, which the Israeli military said it had intercepted. The Iranian-backed...

New Gulf Of Mexico Oil Refinery Opens

By Adriana Barrera (Reuters) Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador formally opened a major new oil refinery on Friday, a signature project for the leftist leader who argues it will…

By Adriana Barrera (Reuters) Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador formally opened a major new oil refinery on Friday, a signature project for the leftist leader who argues it will...

Seized Iranian Tanker Towed To Piraeus Port

ATHENS, July 2 (Reuters) – An Iranian-flagged tanker seized by Greece in April, part of whose cargo was confiscated by the United States, was being towed to the port of Piraeus on…

ATHENS, July 2 (Reuters) – An Iranian-flagged tanker seized by Greece in April, part of whose cargo was confiscated by the United States, was being towed to the port of Piraeus on...

Back to the Future? Cargo Giant Cargill Turns to Wind to Cut Carbon

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, July 1 (Reuters) – In a new take on ancient technology, Cargill, one of the world’s biggest charterers of ships, is to add state-of-the art sails to a…

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, July 1 (Reuters) – In a new take on ancient technology, Cargill, one of the world’s biggest charterers of ships, is to add state-of-the art sails to a...