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Tuesday, May 21, 2024
A DoD-contracted driver transports humanitarian aid across the Trident Pier before entering the beach in Gaza May 19, 2024. U.S. Army Photo
Defense

UN to Use US-Built Pier for Halted Gaza Aid Deliveries

By Michelle Nichols and Idrees Ali UNITED NATIONS/WASHINGTON, May 21 (Reuters) – The United Nations has planned new routes within the Gaza Strip to

6 hours ago
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Tuesday, May 14, 2024
A cargo ship is moored in the Port of Long Beach while cranes retrieve cargo containers from the ship
Ports

Biden Administration to Impose Tariffs on Chinese Ship-to-Shore Cranes Amid Security Concerns

President Biden has announced plans to impose 25% tariffs on Chinese-manufactured ship-to-shore (STS) cranes and other strategic sectors in a move to curtail

May 14, 2024
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Shipping

New U.S. Tariffs on Chinese Imports Could Spike Supply Chain Costs

U.S. President Joe Biden has announced new tariffs on Chinese imports, a move that could further disrupt global supply chains and increase costs. These

May 14, 2024
Total Views: 2044

Friday, May 10, 2024
Stock photo shows an oil tanker at a terminal
Shipping

Biden Urged to Halt Oil Exports After Terminal Approved

By Ari Natter (Bloomberg) — Climate activists who successfully pushed President Joe Biden to halt new US liquefied natural gas exports are setting their

May 10, 2024
Total Views: 2245

Thursday, May 2, 2024
White House Readying Sanctions After Russia Found Shipping Fuel to North Korea Above UN Cap
Shipping

White House Readying Sanctions After Russia Found Shipping Fuel to North Korea Above UN Cap

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON, May 2 (Reuters) – Russia has been quietly shipping refined petroleum to North Korea at levels that

May 2, 2024
Total Views: 1320

Tuesday, April 30, 2024
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Offshore

Biden Administration Proposes New Offshore Wind Auctions Off Maine, Oregon

The Department of the Interior has announced two proposals for offshore wind lease sales off the Oregon coast and the Gulf of Maine. The Bureau of Ocean Energy

April 30, 2024
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Thursday, April 25, 2024
U.S. Updates Offshore Wind Regulations to Boost Renewable Energy Development
Offshore

U.S. Updates Offshore Wind Regulations to Boost Renewable Energy Development

The U.S. Department of the Interior has announced a final rule that modernizes regulations governing offshore wind projects in federal waters, which could help

April 25, 2024
Total Views: 853

Wednesday, April 24, 2024
port of long beach truck gates
Shipping

Biden Administration Sets Sights on Zero-Emissions Freight Sector

The Biden Administration has announced a first-of-its-kind national goal to transition the freight sector—including the marine sector—to zero emissions. 

April 24, 2024
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aerial of an offshore wind turbine
Offshore

New US Effort to Lift Offshore Wind Features Turbines in Pacific

(Bloomberg) — The Biden administration is taking steps to jump-start the fledgling offshore wind sector, outlining a five-year leasing plan that would

April 24, 2024
Total Views: 703

Thursday, April 18, 2024
China Oil tanker at PDVSA's Jose Antonio Anzoategui industrial complex
Shipping

Venezuela’s Loss of Key U.S. Export License to Hit Oil Sector

By Marianna Parraga and Deisy Buitrago HOUSTON/CARACAS, April 18 (Reuters) – Venezuela’s loss of a key U.S. license that allowed it to freely

April 18, 2024
Total Views: 1534

Wednesday, April 17, 2024
The Washington State Ferry Wenatchee
Shipping

$316 Million in Funding Announced to Modernize U.S. Ferries

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has announced the availability of $316 million to support and modernize

April 17, 2024
Total Views: 1785

Tuesday, April 16, 2024
FILE PHOTO: An oil and gas drilling platform stands offshore in Alabama, October 5, 2013. REUTERS/Steve Nesius/File Photo
Offshore

New Rule Aims to Protect U.S. Taxpayers from Bearing Offshore Decommissioning Costs

The Department of the Interior has announced a new rule aiming to ensure that costs related to the decommissioning of offshore platforms are covered by the oil

April 16, 2024
Total Views: 1047

Friday, April 5, 2024
U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks near the collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge, in Dundalk, Maryland, U.S., April 5, 2024. REUTERS/Nathan Howard
Shipping

Biden Urges Congress to Approve Funds for Baltimore Bridge Rebuild

By Jennifer Jacobs and Michelle Jamrisko (Bloomberg) — President Joe Biden pressed Congress to quickly approve funds to rebuild a collapsed Baltimore

April 5, 2024
Total Views: 841

Wednesday, April 3, 2024
A Yemeni Coast Guard boat sails near the Galaxy Leader commercial ship, seized by Yemen's Houthis last month, off the coast of al-Salif, Yemen, December 5, 2023.
Shipping

U.S. Could Revoke Houthi Terrorist Label if Group Halts Attacks on Ships

By Sam Dagher (Bloomberg) — The US said it would consider revoking its recent designation of Yemen’s Houthis as terrorists if the Iran-backed

April 3, 2024
Total Views: 2771

Tuesday, April 2, 2024
Offshore wind farm
Offshore

Biden Administration Approves Eighth Offshore Wind Project

The Biden Administration has given the green light to its eighth offshore wind project with the approval of the 2,600-megawatt New England Wind project located

April 2, 2024
Total Views: 870

Friday, March 22, 2024
aerial of an offshore wind turbine
Offshore

US Revises Tax Credit Rule to Help Offshore Wind Projects

March 22 (Reuters) – The Biden administration on Friday released new rules that will make it easier for offshore wind developers to claim a subsidy

March 22, 2024
Total Views: 1417

Thursday, March 21, 2024
lng ship
Shipping

Republican-Led States Sue Over Biden Administration’s LNG Permitting Pause

By Clark Mindock NEW YORK, March 21 (Reuters) – Sixteen Republican-led states on Thursday filed a lawsuit to challenge the federal

March 21, 2024
Total Views: 1136

Wednesday, March 20, 2024
A photo of turbines as the South Fork Wind offshore wind farm
Offshore

Biden Administration Plans Second Offshore Wind Sale in Gulf of Mexico

The Biden Administration has announced plans for a second offshore wind lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico after a first sale which, despite its historic

March 20, 2024
Total Views: 593

Wednesday, March 13, 2024
U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during his visit in Philly Shipyard in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., July 20, 2023. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
Shipbuilding

Biden Eyes Chinese Shipbuilding Subsidies as Tensions Simmer

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — US President Joe Biden pledged to look into a petition from a group of unions asking his administration to review

March 13, 2024
Total Views: 2074

Tuesday, March 12, 2024
A crane moves humanitarian aid for Gaza in a joint mission between NGOs Open Arms and World Central Kitchen at the port of Larnaca, Cyprus, March 8, 2024. Santi Palacios/Open Arms-World Central Kitchen/Handout via REUTERS
Shipping

US and Allies Eye Commercial Maritime Option for Gaza Aid

WASHINGTON, March 12 (Reuters) – The U.S. may urge partners and allies to fund a privately run operation to send aid by sea to Gaza that could begin

March 12, 2024
Total Views: 1552
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