Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Biden Confronts Supply Chain Crisis Largely Beyond His Grip

By Jennifer Epstein and Josh Wingrove (Bloomberg) — The Biden administration is trying to relieve supply chain bottlenecks ahead of the U.S. Christmas shopping season, but officials acknowledge their options are...

October 13, 2021
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offshore wind farm with vessel in foreground

Biden Administration Planning Up to Seven Offshore Wind Lease Sales

The Biden Administration is making plans to potentially hold up to seven new offshore wind lease sales by 2025 as part of its goal to increase renewable energy production on...

October 13, 2021
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port of los angeles

White House Outlines Efforts to Address Supply Chain Bottlenecks at Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach – Fact Sheet

The Biden Administration is set to unveil plans to address bottlenecks at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. In a White House “Fact Sheet” published today ahead of...

October 13, 2021
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Friday, October 1, 2021
President Biden

BOEM Sets Date for First Offshore Lease Sale Under Biden Administration

The U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has set a date to hold its first offshore oil and gas lease sale under the Biden Administration after...

October 1, 2021
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Wednesday, September 29, 2021
offshore wind farm

BOEM to Conduct Environmental Review of Two Offshore Wind Projects Off New Jersey

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is set to conduct an environmental review of two proposed offshore wind energy projects off the coast of...

September 29, 2021
Total Views: 909

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Vice President Harris Offers Vietnam Support to Counter Beijing in South China Sea

By Nandita Bose HANOI, Aug 25 (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris met Vietnam’s top leaders on Wednesday, offering support in several key areas including the enhancement of its...

August 25, 2021
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Saturday, August 21, 2021

Biden Admin Sanctions Russian Ship and Owner Linked to Nord Stream 2

By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON, Aug 20 (Reuters) – The Biden administration on Friday slapped sanctions on a Russian ship and two companies involved in the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline,...

August 21, 2021
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Thursday, August 19, 2021
President Biden

BOEM Moving to Restore Federal Oil and Gas Leasing

HOUSTON, Aug 18 (Reuters) – A U.S. offshore regulator on Wednesday said efforts to resume a federal oil and gas leasing program are underway and would soon bear results following a court...

August 19, 2021
Total Views: 1223

Wednesday, August 18, 2021
crowley tugs

Biden To Resume Selling Offshore Drilling Rights as Appeal Unfolds

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) The Biden administration is appealing a federal judge’s ruling against its oil leasing moratorium and deepening government scrutiny of the activity it blames for fanning...

August 18, 2021
Total Views: 1323

Monday, August 16, 2021
offshore wind farm

BOEM Completes Environmental Review of Proposed South Fork Wind Farm

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed its environmental review of the proposed South Fork Wind project offshore New York and Rhode Island, which could create up to...

August 16, 2021
Total Views: 851

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Biden Says His Administration is Working to Relieve Bottlenecks that Threaten Economic Recovery

By Jeff Mason and Trevor Hunnicutt WASHINGTON, Aug 11 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden said on Wednesday that his administration is working to relieve bottlenecks threatening the economic recovery and...

August 11, 2021
Total Views: 1250

tanker at sea

White House Calls on OPEC and Its Allies to Pump More Oil

By Trevor Hunnicutt Aug 11 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden’s top aides are pressuring OPEC and its allies to boost oil output to tackle rising gasoline prices that they see as...

August 11, 2021
Total Views: 960

Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris To Focus On Freedom Of Navigation At Sea

By Nandita Bose (Reuters) Vice President Kamala Harris will focus on defending international rules in the South China Sea, strengthening U.S. regional leadership, and expanding security cooperation during her trip to...

August 4, 2021
Total Views: 2742

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Interior Secretary Accused of Defying Ruling to Resume Oil and Gas Leasing

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — Six weeks after a federal judge ordered the Biden administration to resume selling oil and gas leases on federal land, there’s no sign it has...

July 28, 2021
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deepwater wind block island wind farm

Biden Administration Considering Paying Fishing Industry for Offshore Wind Impacts

By Nichola Groom July 28 (Reuters) – The Biden administration is considering ways to ensure the U.S. commercial fishing industry is paid for any losses it incurs from the planned...

July 28, 2021
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Offshore Wind Development in U.S. Set to Fall Short of Biden’s 2030 Goal

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — The plan to rapidly scale up wind farms off the U.S. coast is set to miss President Joe Biden’s 2030 goal by 30%, according to research...

July 28, 2021
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Saturday, July 24, 2021

It’s About Stimulus Checks Not Ocean Carriers Like Maersk Says White House Source

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Earlier this month, the Biden Administration signed an order cracking down on anti-competitive behavior in the shipping industry. This week a source close to the administration says the...

July 24, 2021
Total Views: 6149

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
port of long beach

U.S. Regulator Steps Up Scrutiny of Ocean Carriers’ Detention and Demurrage Practices

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is stepping up its scrutiny of ocean carriers by establishing a new audit program and dedicated team to assess carrier compliance with the agency’s rule...

July 20, 2021
Total Views: 2197

Monday, July 12, 2021
shipping container

World Shipping Council Says Normal Demand, Not More Regulation, Will Help Solve Supply Chain Issues

The World Shipping Council (WSC) is coming to the defense of ocean liners after President Biden issued an executive order addressing anti-competitive behavior in shipping and other industries, suggesting it...

July 12, 2021
Total Views: 2150

port of los angeles and long beach

FMC and DOJ Agree to Collaborate on Liner Shipping Antitrust Issues

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission and the Department of Justice have signed an agreement to increase cooperation and communication in oversight and enforcement responsibilities of the ocean liner shipping industry....

July 12, 2021
Total Views: 1353