Tony Sanchez

BG Shareholders Give Final Nod to Merger with Shell

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January 28, 2016 BG shareholders have voted today in support of Shell’s takeover bid thus securing the final approval for the multi-million merger, the company confirmed. Read More

In U.S. oil capital Houston, no cheap fuel bonanza for airlines

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January 28, 2016 While airlines are in no rush to pass on fuel savings to passengers brought by the collapse in oil prices, the Houston travel market has left them little choice. Read More

More airlines ease policies for bookings to Zika-hit areas

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January 28, 2016 Lufthansa, British Airways and JetBlue on Thursday became the latest international carriers to offer rebookings or refunds for tickets to areas affected by the Zika virus, as the World Health Organization expressed concern about the swift spread of the mosquito-borne disease. Read More

Gulf airlines squeezed by Iran tensions

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January 28, 2016 Diplomatic tensions are causing airlines in Saudi Arabia, Iran and Bahrain to lose millions of dollars in revenue at a time when all three countries are grappling with the economic impact of lower oil prices. Read More

Latvian Shipping Company Adding Tanker Trio

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January 27, 2016 Latvian Shipping Company (LSC) is expanding its fleet with three tanker newbuildings in the first half of this year, the company said. Read More

Spotted: Stena Imperative Named in Hong Kong

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January 27, 2016 Sweden’s tanker shipping company Stena Bulk’s chemical and product tanker Stena Imperative was named at China Merchants Wharf in Hong Kong yesterday. The IMOIIMAX MR tanker, wholly owned by Stena Bulk, was delivered a few days ago from the Chinese shipyard CSSC Offshore & Marine Engineering (CSSC OME) in Guangzhou. Read More

Vale Reopens Port of Tubarão, Sends First Cargo to Asia

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January 27, 2016 Brazilian mining giant Vale has resumed operations at Port of Tubarão’s ore and coal terminals, after the port was ordered to shut down due to environmental concerns. Read More

USCG to Launch Hearings into El Faro Sinking

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January 27, 2016 The U.S. Coast Guard revealed its plans to conduct a public Marine Board of Investigation hearing into the loss of the United States-flagged steam ship El Faro, and its 33 crew members. Read More

Captain Sentenced to Two Years for Prestige Disaster

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January 27, 2016 The captain, the British insurer and the owner of the Prestige tanker that sank in 2002 off Galicia, Spain, have been found guilty for one of Europe’s worst environmental disasters, according to the Spanish Supreme Court. Read More

Boeing pulls back on 747-8 production

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January 27, 2016 In one of the clearest signs yet that confidence in the 2016 cargo market is weakening, Boeing said last week that it plans to scale back production of the 747-8 freighter from one aircraft per month to one every other month. The reason cited for the 50 percent reduction in production is […]