Monday, May 17, 2021
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gCaptain Weekly Episode 5 – Colonial Pipeline and the Jones Act

In this latest episode of gCaptain Weekly, John Konrad and Sal Mercogliano discuss the Colonial Pipeline shutdown, the Jones Act waivers issued by the DHS and the response of the...

May 17, 2021
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Friday, May 14, 2021
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Citgo Revealed as Recipient of Second Jones Act Waiver

By Laura Sanicola and Susan Heavey NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, May 14 (Reuters) – The Biden administration granted oil refiner Citgo Petroleum a Jones Act shipping waiver allowing it to move fuel...

May 14, 2021
Total Views: 3368

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U.S. Capital Running Out of Gas, Even as Colonial Pipeline Recovers

By Stephanie Kelly NEW YORK, May 14 (Reuters) – The U.S. capital was running out of gasoline on Friday, even as the country’s largest fuel pipeline network ramped up deliveries...

May 14, 2021
Total Views: 2784

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DHS Approves Second Jones Act Waiver

The U.S. Department of Homeland approved a second Jones Act waiver late Thursday in response to the Colonial Pipeline shutdown, which has now been reopened. “Today, Secretary Mayorkas approved a...

May 14, 2021
Total Views: 1718

Thursday, May 13, 2021
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Valero Secures Biden’s First Jones Act Waiver for Foreign Tanker

UPDATE: The Biden administration has issued a second waiver of U.S. shipping requirements as it seeks to get more fuel to the East Coast in the wake of the Colonial...

May 13, 2021
Total Views: 1437

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Maritime Unions Address Jones Act Waiver: ‘Could Have Been Worse’

We’re hearing from maritime unions and other stakeholders regarding the Jones Act waiver that Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has issued to help alleviate fuel supply issues along...

May 13, 2021
Total Views: 3260

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Department of Homeland Security Issues Limited Jones Act Waiver to Foreign Shipping Company

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy and Jennifer Jacobs (Bloomberg) — The Biden administration temporarily eased century-old U.S. shipping requirements so a single foreign tanker could transport gasoline and jet fuel to the...

May 13, 2021
Total Views: 12210

Wednesday, May 12, 2021
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U.S. Fuel Supply Response Slowed by Mothballed Oil Tankers

By Jonathan Saul, Devika Krishna Kumar and Laura Sanicola LONDON/NEW YORK, May 12 (Reuters) – Efforts to get fuel supplies to areas in the United States facing shortages have been...

May 12, 2021
Total Views: 4965

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Colonial Pipeline Restarting After Cyberattack

By Mike Jeffers and William Turton (Bloomberg) — The largest gasoline pipeline in America is returning to service, recovering from a cyberattack late Friday that raised pump prices and choked fuel...

May 12, 2021
Total Views: 2816

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White House: Foreign Shipping Companies Need to Prove Need for Jones Act Waiver

The White House said the Biden Administration was ready to review Jones Act waiver requests from companies that can show insufficient domestic capacity, but stopped short of saying it would...

May 12, 2021
Total Views: 3177

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Biden Administration Ready to Review Jones Act Waiver Requests

by Doina Chiacu (Reuters) – The U.S. Transportation Department’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) has completed its assessment of what ships are available to carry petroleum products from the Gulf to the...

May 12, 2021
Total Views: 1407

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
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U.S. Considering Temporary Jones Act Waiver If Needed to Alleviate Gas Shortages

Update: Wednesday, May 12: The White House has chimed in saying the Department of Homeland Security, the agency responsible for issuing Jones Act waivers, is ready to review waiver requests...

May 11, 2021
Total Views: 4938

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Gulf Coast Refiners Book Tankers to Store Fuel Amid Pipeline Closure

By Ron Bousso and Laura Sanicola LONDON/NEW YORK, May 11 (Reuters) – Refiners booked at least five tankers to store gasoline stranded at U.S. Gulf Coast plants following a cyberattack...

May 11, 2021
Total Views: 1094

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Tanker Rates Skyrocket To Fill Colonial Pipeline Shortages

By Elizabeth Low (Bloomberg) Oil tanker charter rates skyrocketed in the U.S. with refiners scrambling for ships to store fuel that has nowhere to go due to a cyberattack on...

May 11, 2021
Total Views: 2965

Monday, May 10, 2021
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U.S. Gas Stations Run Dry As Pipeline Races To Recover From Hacking

Oil tanker charter rates skyrocketing in the U.S. with refiners scrambling for ships to store fuel that has nowhere to go. By Joe Carroll (Bloomberg) –Gas stations along the U.S. East Coast...

May 10, 2021
Total Views: 1481

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Colonial Pipeline CEO Privately Warns States of Fuel Shortages

By Ari Natter (Bloomberg) — The leader of the company whose fuel pipeline was paralyzed by a cyber attack warned state officials in a private meeting Monday that supply shortages could...

May 10, 2021
Total Views: 5086

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Colonial Pipeline – To Waive Or Not To Waive The Jones Act

By Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Ph.D. (gCaptain) The cyberattack upon the Colonial Pipeline on Friday, May 7, 2021 has resulted in the shutdown of a major conduit that provides 45 percent of...

May 10, 2021
Total Views: 6682

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Colonial Pipeline Still Days from Reopening After Cyberattack

By Stephanie Kelly and Devika Krishna Kumar NEW YORK, May 10 (Reuters) – America’s biggest gasoline pipeline will not resume full operations for several more days due to a ransomware...

May 10, 2021
Total Views: 3005

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Tanker Traders Jockey For Position As Colonial Pipeline Fights Hackers For A Third Day

The ocean-going tanker Pacific Jasper that had been taking gasoline toward the U.S. Gulf stopped on its voyage and is now stationed east of the Bahamas. If the halt is...

May 10, 2021
Total Views: 4079

Sunday, May 9, 2021
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Oil Traders Work to Avert Shortages After Cyberattack on Major U.S. Pipeline

By Sheela Tobben and Jeffrey Bair (Bloomberg) — The shutdown of America’s largest fuel pipeline after a cyberattack is threatening to send gasoline prices to the highest in seven years as...

May 9, 2021
Total Views: 4245