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Thursday, January 27, 2022
U.S. Department of Energy Announces $25 Million for Wave Energy Research Off Oregon Coast
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U.S. Department of Energy Announces $25 Million for Wave Energy Research Off Oregon Coast

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $25 million in funding to support research and development of commercially-viable renewable wave power

January 27, 2022
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Thursday, January 20, 2022
New York’s First Offshore Wind Project Approved for Construction
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New York’s First Offshore Wind Project Approved for Construction

New York State’s first offshore wind farm will move to the construction phase after receiving approval from federal regulators. The U.S. Department of

January 20, 2022
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Smiles Up In the Great Lakes as Soo Locks Upgrade Gets Full Funding
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Smiles Up In the Great Lakes as Soo Locks Upgrade Gets Full Funding

There were smiles all around in the Great Lakes this week- especially around the Soo Locks in northern Michigan. These locks link Lake Superior, where

January 20, 2022
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Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Biden Administration Allocates $14 Billion to Improve U.S. Ports and Waterways
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Biden Administration Allocates $14 Billion to Improve U.S. Ports and Waterways

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to invest $14 Billion from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and other appropriations to strengthen United States’ ports and

January 19, 2022
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Friday, January 14, 2022
offshore wind farm with vessel in foreground
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Biden Administration Advances Offshore Wind Planning in Gulf of Mexico

With offshore wind headlines this week focusing on the “historic” lease sale off New York and New Jersey, the Department of Interior’s Bureau

January 14, 2022
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Wednesday, January 12, 2022
U.S. to Hold ‘Historic’ Wind Energy Lease Sale Offshore New York and New Jersey
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U.S. to Hold ‘Historic’ Wind Energy Lease Sale Offshore New York and New Jersey

The Biden Administration is set to hold its first-ever offshore wind lease sale next month, auctioning a record of more than 480,000 acres offshore New York

January 12, 2022
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Friday, January 7, 2022
White House Port Envoy Says Nation Needs to Guard Exports From Supply Chain Snarls
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White House Port Envoy Says Nation Needs to Guard Exports From Supply Chain Snarls

By Jennifer Jacobs and Jenny Leonard (Bloomberg) — U.S. port authorities and ocean carriers, dealing with record import volumes, need to ensure that

January 7, 2022
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Monday, December 27, 2021
The Supply Chain Story: A Year-End View
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The Supply Chain Story: A Year-End View

By Barry Barker Anecdotally, in the last weeks of 2021, the supply chain problems, encompassing a huge swath of issues, may be getting better. Containers seem

December 27, 2021
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Thursday, December 23, 2021
Department of Transportation Announces Over $241 Million in MARAD Grants for Nation’s Ports
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Department of Transportation Announces Over $241 Million in MARAD Grants for Nation’s Ports

U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Pete Buttigieg has announced the award of more than $241 million in discretionary grant funding for 25

December 23, 2021
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Wednesday, December 22, 2021
Biden Takes Victory Lap, Declaring Holiday Supply Chain Crisis Averted
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Biden Takes Victory Lap, Declaring Holiday Supply Chain Crisis Averted

By Mario Parker and Josh Wingrove (Bloomberg) — President Joe Biden said that his administration, together with labor unions and companies, succeeded in

December 22, 2021
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Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Qatar Planning $10 Billion Investment in U.S. Ports, Sources Say
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Qatar Planning $10 Billion Investment in U.S. Ports, Sources Say

By Jonathan Saul, Marwa Rashad and Davide Barbuscia LONDON/DUBAI, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Qatar plans to invest at least $10 billion in U.S. ports and has

December 21, 2021
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Friday, December 17, 2021
US Commercial Fishing Industry Teams Up with Oil Lobby to Fight Against Offshore Wind
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US Commercial Fishing Industry Teams Up with Oil Lobby to Fight Against Offshore Wind

By Nichola Groom Dec 17 (Reuters) – Members of the U.S. commercial fishing industry are teaming up with an oil industry-backed lobbying group to

December 17, 2021
Total Views: 1355

Thursday, December 16, 2021
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BOEM Environmental Review Finds ‘No Significant Impacts’ from New York Offshore Wind Plan

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed its environmental review of potential impacts from offshore

December 16, 2021
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Tuesday, December 14, 2021
offshore wind farm with vessel in foreground
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Biden Administration’s Proposed Wind Leases Could Generate $4.5 Billion in Federal Revenue -Study

New offshore wind leases in the United States could generate up to $4.5 billion in federal revenue over the coming decades, according to a new economic impact

December 14, 2021
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Friday, December 10, 2021
MARAD Awards $12.6 Million in Grants to Marine Highway Projects
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MARAD Awards $12.6 Million in Grants to Marine Highway Projects

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) awarded $12.6 million in grants to nine marine highway projects across the U.S. to

December 10, 2021
Total Views: 2042

Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Biden Sees Progress in Supply Crisis Amid Faster Inflation
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Biden Sees Progress in Supply Crisis Amid Faster Inflation

By Jenny Leonard (Bloomberg) — President Joe Biden said his administration’s work has begun to alleviate supply-chain disruptions and that higher

December 1, 2021
Total Views: 565

Sunday, November 28, 2021
Germany Continues To Work With U.S. On Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Deal
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Germany Continues To Work With U.S. On Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Deal

BERLIN, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Germany said on Sunday it was continuing to work closely with the United States on implementing a deal on the Nord Stream 2

November 28, 2021
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Friday, November 26, 2021
offshore wind farm under construction. DJ Mattaar / Shutterstock
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Biden Administration Approves Nation’s Second Commercial-Scale Offshore Wind Farm

The U.S. Department of the Interior has approved the construction and operations of the South Fork Wind project offshore Rhode Island, marking the second

November 26, 2021
Total Views: 1055

Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Biden Orders Release of Strategic Petroleum Reserves in Challenge to OPEC+
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Biden Orders Release of Strategic Petroleum Reserves in Challenge to OPEC+

By Ari Natter, Jennifer Jacobs, Jennifer A. Dlouhy and Annmarie Hordern (Bloomberg) — The U.S. will release 50 million barrels of crude from its

November 23, 2021
Total Views: 911

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
White House Lauds Progress at Ports, Cites Shipping Competition Concerns
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White House Lauds Progress at Ports, Cites Shipping Competition Concerns

By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON, Nov 17 (Reuters) – The White House on Wednesday lauded improvements in clogged U.S. supply chains, with more goods moving

November 17, 2021
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