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Iran offers to insure foreign ships to skirt EU ban

Iran said it would insure any foreign ships that enter its waters, in an effort to skirt a European Union ban on insuring ships carrying Iranian crude that has hampered the country's oil exports.

July 18, 2012 11:46
 
Iran Oil export

Swiss government decides against EU ban on Iranian oil

The Swiss government said on Thursday it would widen sanctions against Iran but would not implement a European Union ban on trading Iranian oil because of "foreign policy reasons".

July 5, 2012 5:44
 
Japan's Iran crude imports dive in April

Japan’s May Iran crude imports slide ahead of sanctions

Imports fall 46.5 pct y/y before EU restrictions on Sunday; Overall oil purchases increase; Nominations for June, July at about 12,000 bpd

June 28, 2012 1:35
 
Japan's Iran crude imports dive in April

Japan readies bill for sovereign cover of Iran oil imports

Japan is preparing to submit a bill to parliament as early as this week to enable its government to provide cover for tankers bringing in Iranian crude once a European Union ban on insurance takes effect on July 1, Japanese officials said on Tuesday.

June 5, 2012 5:24
 
Japan's Iran crude imports dive in April

Japan’s Iran crude imports dive in April

Iran crude imports fell 6.3 pct yr/yr in March; Japan oil buyers braced for EU ban from July; More closely-watched METI oil data due on Thursday

May 30, 2012 1:32