Operator of Mathu Bhum says palm oil on its vessel booked prior to export ban

The containers carrying palm oil on the ship Mathu Bhum (IMO 8813647) were booked prior to Indonesia suspending palm oil exports in April (IMN May 10th, May 13th), its operator RCL has said. There was no container from RCL in the list of 34 20ft containers. However, they were all customs approved...

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Romanian port is racing to shift Ukrainian grain to global markets

The Romanian port of Constanta is under time pressure to achieve the transit of as much Ukrainian “2021” grain as possible before the 2022 harvest becomes available. The need for speed has increased since India’s surprise u-turn last week on wheat, with wheat exports now banned from the country....

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Greenpeace blocks Greek tanker with Russian cargo from entering UK port

Members of environmental activist group Greenpeace have prevented the entry of a Greece-flagged tanker Andromeda (IMO 9315795) into Navigator Terminals’ Thames site in Essex, England, due to its Russian fuel cargo. The police made arrests, Greenpeace said. Although the UK and the EU have separately banned Russian-flagged vessels from their ports, with certain exemptions, vessels…

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Fire safety onboard ships are a continuous cause for concern: Gard

Norway-based marine insurer and group club Gard has said that the list of unacceptable fire safety systems and arrangements observed during port state control inspections was long and, more worryingly, had not changed much from one year to another. In April 2022 the US Coast Guard released its Port...

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Sunny Liger leaves Amsterdam, still with Russian oil on board

Tanker Sunny Liger (9332626) left the waters of IJmuiden on May 8, heading for Gibraltar, and still in load. The Sunny Liger had hoped initially to unload its oil in Sweden, but dock workers there resisted mooring. The ship then set course for the Netherlands, where it arrived first in Rotterdam....

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