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When two Iranian warships steamed around the southern tip of Africa in early June 2021, in a possible voyage to Venezuela, alarm bells rang throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. What once..

UAE is hub for companies helping Venezuela avoid U.S. oil sanctions

In June, the United States imposed sanctions on half a dozen oil tankers managed by established shipping firms. It was a major escalation of American attempts to choke off Venezuela’s oil trade.

Iran & Venezuela to sign 20-year cooperation accord

Iran will sign a 20-year cooperation accord with Venezuela when President Nicolas Maduro visits Tehran “in the next few months”.

Shipping industry seeks to combat dark oil transfers at sea

Top oil shipping companies say they have tightened operational guidelines and deployed technology to prevent accidental breaches of sanctions, as the countries hit by ever tougher restrictions fight..

Greek tanker owners in apparent Venezuela U-turn

Tankers formerly owned by Greece’s shipping community seen sold for Venezuelan deployment, while several companies’ ships tracked in Venezuelan waters.

U.S. blacklists oil tankers for undermining Venezuela sanctions

The United States on Tuesday sanctioned a network of oil trading firms, individuals and vessels that have helped Venezuelan state-run oil company PDVSA sell crude mainly to Asia despite Washington’s..

Iran sends largest fleet yet of tankers to Venezuela

Iran is sending its biggest fleet yet of tankers to Venezuela in defiance of US sanctions.

US introduces new round of sanctions on Iranian oil companies

Iran's state-owned oil company and the country's biggest tanker operator blacklisted by the US. A series of companies have also been sanctioned for transporting Iranian oil to Venezuela.