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Jonathan Saul

23 Mar 2017

HINTERGRUND-Iran weitet Waffenlieferungen an Rebellen im Jemen aus

London/Ankara/Dubai Der Iran verstärkt offenbar sein verdecktes militärisches Engagement in dem seit rund zwei Jahren andauernden Bürgerkrieg im Jemen, in dem bislang mindestens 10.000 Menschen getötet wurden.

22 Mar 2017

Exclusive - Iran steps up support for Houthis in Yemen's war: sources

LONDON/ANKARA/DUBAI Iran is sending advanced weapons and military advisers to Yemen's rebel Houthi movement, stepping up support for its Shi'ite ally in a civil war whose outcome could sway the balance of power in the Middle East, regional and Western sources say. | Video

22 Mar 2017

Container shipping lines ordered to testify in U.S. sector probe

LONDON/SINGAPORE The U.S. Justice Department has ordered top executives from several container shipping lines to testify in an antitrust investigation over practices by an industry that is the backbone of world trade, the companies said on Wednesday.

20 Mar 2017

Exclusive: Iran struggles to coax Bank of England to open clearing accounts - sources

LONDON/ANKARA Iran has asked the Bank of England to set up special clearing accounts for its banks, but has so far been rebuffed in its effort to resolve an impasse that has left it excluded from banking in London more than a year after sanctions were lifted.

20 Mar 2017

Newcomer Borr scoops up Transocean rigs for $1.4 billion as dealmaking heats up

OSLO/LONDON Borr Drilling, founded by former executives of financially troubled Seadrill, has snapped up Transocean's fleet of shallow-water drilling rigs for $1.35 billion.

13 Mar 2017

Exclusive - Iran's biggest cargo line looks at London IPO; thwarted so far: sources

LONDON/ANKARA Iran's top cargo shipping company has held meetings in London to discuss a possible listing on the London Stock Exchange, but has so far been thwarted by U.S. sanctions that still scare banks off Iranian business, four Iranian and two Western sources said.

06 Mar 2017

Escalation in ship attacks pushes Yemen towards starvation

LONDON/RIYADH Cruise missiles, floating mines and a remote-controlled boat have been deployed to attack ships in Yemen in recent months, changing the dynamic of the two-year-old war and pushing the country closer to famine, shipping and aid officials say.

03 Mar 2017

COFCO Agri plans staffing boost to Swiss operation - sources

BEIJING/LONDON, March 3 COFCO Agri, the Swiss-based international grain arm of China's state run COFCO group, is bringing over up to 20 staff, including traders, to boost operations in Europe in a further shake-up of the business, sources familiar with the matter said.

24 Feb 2017

Brexit prompts ship insurers to look at Luxembourg, Cyprus bases

LONDON U.K.-regulated ship insurers are preparing plans to open new outposts in European Union jurisdictions such as Luxembourg and Cyprus, fearing that Brexit will hinder access to the EU's financial market, industry sources involved say.

06 Feb 2017

Norwegian firms to create offshore oil industry supply vessels giant

OSLO/LONDON The pace of consolidation in the crisis-hit shipping industry accelerated on Monday after three of Norway's biggest offshore oil industry service vessel (OSV) operators announced plans to merge to create one of the biggest fleets in the sector.

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