According to the Russian institution, Glavgosexpertiza recently gave its approval for the establishment of an LNG transshipment terminal, proposed by the natural gas producer, Novatek. Specifically, the terminal will be located in the Kamchatka, Bechevinskaya Bay and will begin its construction operations during 2020.
Russian natural gas producer Novatek, Japanese general trader Marubeni Corporation, and Japanese shipping company MOL signed a trilateral Memorandum of Understanding on the development an LNG complex in the Kamchatka Region.
Peninsula Petroleum announced the start of the initial stage of a new physical operation in Los Angeles / Long Beach. The operation will consist of a strategic storage facility as well as a dedicated barge fleet and is expected to become fully active by January 2018.
The Panama Canal informed that it has designated specific anchorages as bunkering areas on the Atlantic and Pacific terminus of the Canal, in order to facilitate monitoring of these activities.
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- Maritime Health
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- Cyber Security
US charges Russian military intelligence officers for ‘NotPetya’ cyber attack21/10/2020
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