Pressure is mounting on the US to reconsider sanctions on Sudan, where the former president was driven from office in April.
Trafigura’s work in South Sudan involved connections with an Israeli middleman who went on to be sanctioned by the US for aiding the conflict, a Swiss NGO has claimed in a new report.
A Teekay and COSCO joint venture operating LNG tankers serving Yamal LNG has been cleared to resume operations.
The US government has sanctioned two men with links to South Sudan’s oil industry.
Tanker prices have rocketed over the last week, driven by US sanctions on various Chinese shippers, principally COSCO Dalian.