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Tomer Raanan is Lloyd’s List’s senior maritime reporter in the US. He is based in New York, where he enjoyed a decade-long career in private security before joining Lloyd’s List in 2022. Tomer Raanan has a background as a writer, researcher and analyst who has written for the South China Morning Post and Nikkei, publishers of the Financial Times, and has written, edited and translated for the Asia Policy Program in the Abba Eban Institute. He is experienced in trade & investment data analysis, in addition to FDI, security and technology issues. A graduate of SUNY Empire State College with a degree in Public Affairs, majoring in political science and economics, Tomer is also a military veteran and a devout Liverpool fan.

Latest From Tomer Raanan

Port of Long Beach posts record June, topping Covid-era peak

Port of Long Beach says consumer spending, tariff fears and pullback of cargo and labour uncertainty on the east and Gulf coasts led to its strongest June figures on record. A clearer picture of the state of trade in southern California will come after the adjacent port of Los Angeles releases its figures Wednesday

Ports and Logistics Containers

Scorpio discloses more share buybacks

Scorpio Tankers disclosed a further 756,312 in share repurchases after acquiring 641,654 shares in mid-June, for a total of $109.2m. Jefferies said it viewed the acquisitions as ‘attractive’ given Scorpio’s cash flow generation and discount to net asset value

Tankers and Gas Product tankers

Union chief hints US east coast strike is growing likelier

International Longshoremen’s Association president Harold Daggett has issued another warning to try to avert a strike as the deadline to reach a labour deal for US east and US Gulf coast dockworkers nears

Ports and Logistics People

TMX exports ramp up as new routes form

Less than two months after the first aframax loaded a cargo from the newly expanded transmountain pipeline, exports have crossed over 300,000 barrels per day, according to data from Vortexa, which showed cargoes growing primarily to the US and China, but also India

Tankers and Gas Suez and Aframax

Texas ports reopen after Hurricane Beryl

More Texas ports reopened on Wednesday after the US Gulf coast was pummelled by Hurricane Beryl on Monday

Hurricane Season US States

US administration awards $8.75m to small shipyards

Shipyards in a dozen US states will receive $8.75m through the Department of Transportation’s small shipyard grant programme

Shipbuilding Ship repair
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