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China Cracks down on Maritime Emissions

Posted by PortVision on Nov 15, 2017 6:07:00 AM

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Freeport LNG Liquefaction Facilities to Welcome New BP Tankers in 2018

Posted by PortVision on Nov 1, 2017 6:07:00 AM

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US Cruise Industry has Record Year

Posted by PortVision on Oct 17, 2017 6:07:00 AM

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Impact of Harvey on Oil Industry Extends Beyond Texas

Posted by PortVision on Oct 5, 2017 6:07:00 AM

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Deepwater Oil Exploration Buoyed by Recent Offshore Auction

Posted by PortVision on Sep 26, 2017 6:07:00 AM

High bids by major oil producers in a recent Gulf of Mexico offshore auction point toward a resurgence of interest in deepwater exploration. This year’s bids totaled $121 million—nearly a seven-fold increase over the bids on the Outer Continental Shelf auctioned last summer by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM).

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Thailand’s Kra Canal: Game-Changer Waiting to Happen

Posted by PortVision on Sep 20, 2017 6:07:00 AM

Building a canal across Thailand’s Kra Isthmus to connect the Andaman Sea in the Indian Ocean to the South China Sea isn’t a new idea. In fact, it’s been around since the 17th century, when a king in the region requested a report on the feasibility of the project. The notion resurfaced two centuries later, when Ferdinand de Lesseps—the “Father of the Suez Canal”—expressed support for such a project.

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Global Demand for U.S. Coal a Boost to Dry-Bulk Shipping

Posted by PortVision on Aug 16, 2017 6:07:00 AM

At first glance, recent facts and figures about U.S. seaborne coal exports in 2017 seem to suggest a cause for celebration among dry-bulk shippers. After all, America’s coal exports are up 57% in total volume and 61% tonne-miles for the first two quarters of 2017, compared with the same period in 2016.

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Gulf Coast Ports Vie for Surging Exports of Crude

Posted by PortVision on Aug 9, 2017 6:07:00 AM

In December of 2015 the United Stated lifted its ban on exporting domestic oil, and terminals up and down the Gulf Coast began vying for that business. Prior to the ban being lifted, only 10 countries were importing U.S. crude. Since then, that number has grown to 33. And it’s a trend likely to continue.

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Sanctions on Venezuelan Crude Could Have Far-Reaching Consequences

Posted by PortVision on Aug 2, 2017 6:07:00 AM

To impose sanctions or not to impose sanctions? That is the question the Trump Administration is grappling with in relation to Venezuela’s exports of crude oil to the U.S. The answer could have an impact on everything from the oil business in the United States to the current political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela—attributed in large part to the repressive policies of President Nicolas Maduro.

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Video Plays Increasingly Important Role in Offshore Oilfield Operations

Posted by TJ Gallagher on Jul 28, 2017 6:07:00 AM

***This article was written by Oceaneering's TJ Gallagher, Business Development Manager of Global Data Solutions, for the July 2017 edition of Ocean News & Technology.

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