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Thursday, October 6, 2022
MARAD Awards $39 Million in Marine Highway Grants
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MARAD Awards $39 Million in Marine Highway Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) awarded nearly $39 million in grants to 12 marine highway projects across the country

October 6, 2022
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Tuesday, October 4, 2022
oil tanker at sea
Shipping

White House Reportedly Weighing Controversial Gasoline Exports Ban

By Ari Natter and Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — White House officials have asked the US Energy Department to analyze whether a ban on exports of

October 4, 2022
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Friday, September 30, 2022
U.S. Maritime Unions Respond to Jones Act Waiver: ‘Illegal, Unjustified and Unnecessary’
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U.S. Maritime Unions Respond to Jones Act Waiver: ‘Illegal, Unjustified and Unnecessary’

American maritime unions the Seafarers International Union; the American Maritime Officers; the International Organization of Masters, Mates and Pilots; and

September 30, 2022
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Thursday, September 15, 2022
Wind turbines off of Block Island
Offshore

Biden Administration Sets Ambitious Target for Floating Offshore Wind Farms in Deeper Federal Waters

The Biden Administration will advance lease areas in deeper waters in order to deploy 15 GW of floating offshore wind capacity by 2035—building on the

September 15, 2022
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Biden Brokers Tentative Deal Averting Nationwide Rail Strike
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Biden Brokers Tentative Deal Averting Nationwide Rail Strike

By Trevor Hunnicutt, David Shepardson and Steve Holland WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden’s administration secured a

September 15, 2022
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Wednesday, September 14, 2022
offshore drillship
Offshore

Biden Administration Reinstates Results from 2021 Oil and Gas Lease Sale

Sept 14 (Reuters) – The Biden administration on Wednesday said it had reinstated bids from a November 2021 Gulf of Mexico sale

September 14, 2022
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Tuesday, September 13, 2022
White House Makes Push to Avoid Nationwide Rail Strike Costing $2 Billion a Day
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White House Makes Push to Avoid Nationwide Rail Strike Costing $2 Billion a Day

By David Shepardson and Lisa Baertlein WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES, Sept 13 (Reuters) – The White House made a new effort on Tuesday to press

September 13, 2022
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Monday, September 12, 2022
Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon April 21, 2021. U.S. Coast Guard Photo
Environment

Biden Admin Seeks to Restore Offshore Safety Rules Sparked By Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Sept 12 (Reuters) – The Biden administration on Monday proposed offshore drilling safety measures that it said would help prevent oil

September 12, 2022
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Biden Urges Action to Avoid Railroad Shutdown
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Biden Urges Action to Avoid Railroad Shutdown

By David Shepardson and Lisa Baertlein WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES, Sept 12 (Reuters) – The Biden administration urged railroads and unions to reach

September 12, 2022
Total Views: 2505

Wednesday, August 17, 2022
File photo of an offshore drillship
Offshore

President Biden’s Oil and Gas Leasing Freeze Reinstated by Court

By Laurel Calkins and Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — President Joe Biden won temporary permission to once again pause energy leasing on federal lands

August 17, 2022
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Wednesday, August 10, 2022
A cargo ship is moored in the Port of Long Beach while cranes retrieve cargo containers from the ship
Shipping

Supply Chain Stakeholders Begin Data Sharing with New National Freight Data Platform

The U.S. Department of Transportation is getting ready to convene the first meeting of supply chain stakeholders participating in a new national freight data

August 10, 2022
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White House Port Envoy Says Nation’s Entire Supply Chains Need 24/7 Operations, Not Just Ports
Ports

White House Port Envoy Says Nation’s Entire Supply Chains Need 24/7 Operations, Not Just Ports

By Ngai Yeung (Bloomberg) — All parts of the US supply chain — not just its ports — need to move to round-the-clock operations to

August 10, 2022
Total Views: 1253

Monday, August 8, 2022
Wind turbines off of Block Island
Offshore

Climate Bill Could Open Up New Waters for Offshore Wind Development

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — The strong gusts blowing off the coasts of Puerto Rico, Guam and other US territories offer big green energy

August 8, 2022
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Friday, August 5, 2022
An alaska state ferry underway near Ketchikan, Alaska
Shipping

U.S. Allocates $172 Million to Improve Ferry Services

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration has announced more than $172 million in funding to help improve ferry services in 35

August 5, 2022
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Thursday, July 21, 2022
Here Are the Two Areas Being Considered for Gulf of Mexico Wind Farms
Offshore

Here Are the Two Areas Being Considered for Gulf of Mexico Wind Farms

President Biden and Department of the Interior on Wednesday announced new steps to advance offshore wind energy development in the Gulf of Mexico, the heart of

July 21, 2022
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Thursday, July 14, 2022
north sea wind farm
Offshore

BOEM to Conduct First Regional Environmental Review of Offshore Wind Lease Areas Off New York and New Jersey

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will for the first time conduct a regional environmental review of six

July 14, 2022
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Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Biden Administration Announces $300 Million in Ferry Grants
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Biden Administration Announces $300 Million in Ferry Grants

The Biden Administration is continuing funding to improve the nation’s maritime networks and infrastructure, with the Department of

July 12, 2022
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Tuesday, July 5, 2022
trump tariffs on china
Finance

Biden May Start Easing Trumps’ China  Trade Tariffs

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) Senior US and Chinese officials discussed US economic sanctions and tariffs Tuesday amid reports the Biden administration is

July 5, 2022
Total Views: 1553

Friday, July 1, 2022
offshore oil rig
Offshore

Biden Administration’s Offshore Drilling Plan Could Bring Up to 11 Lease Sales

By Ari Natter (Bloomberg) — The Biden administration opened the door to selling new oil and gas drilling leases in the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska in

July 1, 2022
Total Views: 1250

Thursday, June 30, 2022
U.S. Offshore Wind Capacity to Hit Over 6 GW By 2030 -EIA
Offshore

U.S. Offshore Wind Capacity to Hit Over 6 GW By 2030 -EIA

Developers are currently planning to install more than 6 gigawatts (GW) of offshore offshore wind capacity over the next seven years, with the bulk of the

June 30, 2022
Total Views: 1566
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