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Kerry to Press ASEAN meeting for talks on SCS Disputes

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will urge Southeast Asian nations in meetings in Laos next week to find diplomatic ways to launch talks with China on easing

Heavy Rain in China Kills 87, Thousands evacuated

Heavy rain in China has killed at least 87 people and forced thousands from their homes, state media reported on Saturday. Seventy-two people have been killed

Brazil's Petrobras plans to sell voting control of BR fuels unit

Brazil's Petróleo Brasileiro SA said on Friday it plans to sell voting control of Petrobras Distribuidora SA after a bidding round for a minority stake in the fuels

USCG Repatriates 151 Cuban Migrants

The Coast Guard repatriated 151 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since July 14. The Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore crew repatriated 60 Cuban migrants Monday.

US Navy Tests Latest Aegis Weapon System

The U.S. Navy conducted a series of cooperative air defense test exercises with the Spanish navy that culminated in live missile firing events using the latest Aegis Weapon System baseline July 20-21.

Pathogenic bacteria hitchhiking to North and Baltic Seas?

For the first time, AWI scientists have found evidence of living, potentially pathogenic vibrions on microplastic particles. With increasing water temperatures

Ithaca’s FPF-1 platform to be moved to Stella field

Ithaca Energy Inc. reports that the "FPF-1" floating production facility has completed the required inclination test as planned and departed the Remontowa shipyard in Gdansk, Poland.

Antwerp Port CEO Scoops Baron Title

After 25 years as CEO of Antwerp Port Authority, Eddy Bruyninckx has been raised to the nobility by H.M. the king of Belgium with the rank of baron. In Belgium

Team Britannia, GAC Inks Partnership Deal

As Team Britannia prepares for its bid to break the round-the-world powerboat record later this year, GAC has been named their official shipping and logistics partner.

Live Fish Carrier Launched at Gondan

At high tide, the vessel “MARTIN SÆLE”, the first Live Fish Carrier built by Gondan Shipyard in Figueras, was successfully launched today. Representatives of the owner of the vessel,

Speculators Cut U.S. natgas net longs Again

U.S. natural gas speculators cut their net long positions for a second week in three, betting prices will decline in the future to encourage power generators to

Libya's PFG to Lift Terminal Blockades

Petroleum Facilities Guard has blocked terminals for months. Ras Lanuf, Es Sider terminals damaged by fighting. Libya's Petroleum Facilities Guard (PFG) will

U.S. Drillers add Rigs for Fourth Straight Week

U.S. drillers this week added oil rigs for a fourth consecutive week, according to a closely followed report on Friday, with the recent return to the well pad expected

Powered by Google, UN Flexes Tech Muscle to Fight Climate Change

New Google-powered software will help the world tackle problems related to climate change, deforestation and food production, a United Nations agency said on Friday,

Migrants Survivors Tell of Struggle at Sea

The bodies of 21 women and one man were brought ashore to Sicily on Friday as fellow migrants described scenes of panic and violence when water poured into their dinghy.

U.S. Calls For Rapid Progress On Greenhouse-gas Pact

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged U.N. nations on Friday to reach a deal to cut the use of a family of powerful greenhouse gases and take a big step towards keeping global warming in check.

Silver Run Takes Majority Stake in Oil Producer Centennial

Silver Run Acquisition Corp, run by energy industry veteran Mark Papa, said on Friday it had taken a controlling stake in oil producer Centennial Resource Development LLC,

Cyprus Gets Six Expressions of Interest in Gas Licensing Round

Cyprus has received six applications from eight companies for licensing rights in three offshore blocks up for hydrocarbon exploration.   The east Mediterranean island sits in the Levant basin,

Husky Energy Rushes to Clean up Canada Oil Spill

Crews rushed to clean up on Friday an oil leak by Husky Energy into a major Canadian river, as officials focused on concerns about contaminating drinking water of communities downstream.

Argentina Buys 6 LNG Cargoes

Argentina's state-run energy firm Enarsa has purchased six liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes as part of a recent tender from Vitol, Gunvor, Trafigura and Iberdrola, trade sources said.

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