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Intentional or unintentional? US reliance on AIS creates pitfalls for shipping

Intentional or unintentional? US reliance on AIS creates pitfalls for shipping

The US insists on using a system where hundreds of ships have gaps for completely legitimate reasons

TradeWinds August 6, 2020
Safe Harbor

Safe Harbor

Port Prevalence in cases of forced labor in fishing

C4ADS August 5, 2020
UK regulators tighten sanctions controls on maritime trade

UK regulators tighten sanctions controls on maritime trade

The UK’s top sanctions regulator has issued landmark guidance for all companies involved in maritime trade, instructing them to pay closer attention to vessel behaviour, company structures and potentially forged documents.

Global Trade Review July 29, 2020
Steering clear of Iran petroleum sanctions

Steering clear of Iran petroleum sanctions

Trade with Iran has become close to impossible since the collapse of its 2015 nuclear deal with the EU and US. However, suspicious activity in nearby shipping channels suggests that outlawed transactions are still happening. How can financial institutions minimise their risk of exposure to sanctioned exports, and are there still opportunities for legitimate trade with the embattled Middle Eastern state? John Basquill reports.

Global Trade Review June 9, 2020
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