Thursday, January 24, 2019
Maritime News

National Maritime Center Updates on Government Shutdown

The U.S. National Maritime Center today issued its fourth update on actions it is taking to mitigate the impact the partial government shutdown and lapse in appropriations has on U.S....

January 24, 2019
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
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Maritime News

Senate Democrats Question Offshore Drilling Leasing Work Amid Shutdown

Jan 23 (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Democrats are questioning the legal basis of the Trump administration’s move to continue work on its five-year offshore drilling plan during the partial federal...

January 23, 2019
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Tuesday, January 22, 2019
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Maritime News

Despite Challenges, USCGC Polar Star Arrives in Antarctica

The 150 crewmembers of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star have arrived in Antarctica along with a resupply vessel as part of Operation Deep Freeze, the annual mission to...

January 22, 2019
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Friday, January 18, 2019
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Maritime News

U.S. Judge Blocks Atlantic Seismic Oil Permitting During Shutdown

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, Jan 18 (Reuters) – A federal court judge on Friday ruled that the federal government cannot process seismic testing permits for offshore oil drilling during the...

January 18, 2019
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Tuesday, January 15, 2019
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Maritime News

U.S. Homeland Security Chief Seeks Pay for Coast Guard as Service Members Miss First Paycheck

WASHINGTON, Jan 15 (Reuters) – U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said on Tuesday she was working with the White House and Congress to pass legislation to fund the Coast...

January 15, 2019
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Monday, January 14, 2019
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Maritime News

U.S. Government Shutdown Drags Into Fourth Week Amid Stalemate

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, Jan 14 (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Monday rejected a Republican call for temporarily reopening shuttered U.S. government agencies to encourage negotiations with Democrats over border...

January 14, 2019
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Thursday, December 27, 2018
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Interesting

Partial Government Shutdown Impacting Federal Maritime Commission, National Maritime Center Operations

The partial shutdown of the U.S. government is impacting operations as key maritime agencies and offices across the country. President Trump has warned of a “very long” shutdown as he...

December 27, 2018
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Friday, December 21, 2018
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Maritime News

Trump Threatens ‘Very Long’ U.S. Government Shutdown

By Ginger Gibson, Roberta Rampton and Susan Heavey WASHINGTON, Dec 21 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday threatened a “very long” government shutdown just hours ahead of a midnight...

December 21, 2018
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Friday, October 11, 2013
Navy

Shutdown Postpones USS Zumwalt Christening

The ongoing U.S. government shutdown has forced the U.S. Navy to cancel the christening of the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) originally scheduled for Oct. 19.

October 11, 2013
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Thursday, October 10, 2013
News

USCG Grants Extension to Mariner Credentials During Shutdown, REC’s Remain Closed

With the U.S. government shutdown now in its 10th day and with no end in sight, the U.S. Coast Guard says that due to processing delays it is granting extensions...

October 10, 2013
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Wednesday, October 9, 2013
News

U.S. Government Shutdown Puts Maritime Security Program at Risk

The ship in Tom Hanks’s new movie is part of a national-security program that’s now in jeopardy because of the government shutdown.

October 9, 2013
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