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Ships sailing away from Venezuela after prospects of new sanctions

Several oil tanker ships headed for Venezuela have turned around and are now instead sailing away from the country, writes Reuters. This happens after the US allegedly considered blacklisting more ships for transporting oil from the country.

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Several oil tankers headed for Venezuela have now turned around and are instead sailing away from the country.

This happens after reports that the US was allegedly considering sanctioning more ships for transporting oil from the country, reports Reuters citing shipping data and industry sources.

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