Pete Buttigieg


Thursday, January 26, 2023
Shipping

Biden Administration Awards $384 Million in Ferry Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced $384.4 million in federal funding to expand and improve the

4 mins ago
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Friday, January 20, 2023
Russia's President Vladimir Putin at Navy Day Ceremony
Shipping

Why Seablindness, Not Putin, Could Be The Biggest Energy Threat

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Vladimir Putin’s attempts to destroy Ukraine have been met with powerful resistance, and his energy war against the West has

January 20, 2023
Total Views: 5882

Friday, October 28, 2022
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Ports

Buttigieg Announces $703M For US Port Infrastructure

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Today, U.S. Department of Transportation secretary Pete Buttigieg announced more than $703 million to fund 41 projects in 23 US

October 28, 2022
Total Views: 1492

Thursday, October 27, 2022
Blog

SOS – Are Boomers To Blame For The Shipping And Supply Chain Crisis?

Rouge waves and rough waters are ahead for shipping, globalization, and logistics but are boomers to blame for our woes? Captain John Konrad says yes.

October 27, 2022
Total Views: 18006

Friday, October 21, 2022
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News

Shots Fired In Jones Act Debate

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Shots were fired this week when a newly released US Maritime Administration (MARAD) document from 2020 showed that a

October 21, 2022
Total Views: 8155

Friday, June 10, 2022
Shipping

DOT Secretary Buttigieg Appoints New Members to Short Sea Shipping Advisory Committee

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has announced the appointment of 25 new members to the Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee

June 10, 2022
Total Views: 1345

Friday, May 27, 2022
Ports

Former 4 Star Army General Appointed As New White House Port Envoy

The White House and the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Friday the appointment of retired General Stephen R. Lyons, former Commander of the U.S.

May 27, 2022
Total Views: 2182

Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Shipping

Alarm Over Rising Container Dwell Times at West Coast Ports Prompts Calls for More Rail Support

By Ian Putzger in Toronto (The Loadstar) – Concern over lengthening container dwell times at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach has caused U.S.

April 19, 2022
Total Views: 2183

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
DOT Buttigieg
Ports

DOT Secretary Buttigieg Touts Infrastructure Funding During Southern California Port Visit

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday made his first visit to the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to tour the nation’s largest port

January 12, 2022
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Thursday, December 23, 2021
Ports

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
Total Views: 1672

Saturday, December 11, 2021
Maritime News

Buttigieg Pushes IMO To Address Sexual Assault At Sea

Last Monday, December 6, the U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg addressed the assembly of the International Maritime Organization, IMO, in London. He

December 11, 2021
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Monday, March 29, 2021
offshore wind farm under construction
Offshore

Biden’s Offshore Wind Plan Includes New Port Infrastructure, New Ships -White House

The Biden Administration on Monday announced a goal of developing 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind power United States’ federal waters by 2030, which

March 29, 2021
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Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Shipping

Jones Act Supporter Pete Buttigieg Confirmed as U.S. Transportation Secretary

In a 86-13 vote, the U.S. Senate has confirmed Pete Buttigieg to lead the U.S. Department of Transportation as Transportation Secretary in the Biden

February 2, 2021
Total Views: 2126

Thursday, January 21, 2021
Shipping

Biden Administration Names New Deputy Maritime Administrator

The Biden Administration has announced the appointment of Lucinda Lessley to serve as the new Deputy Administrator for the U.S. Maritime Administration.

January 21, 2021
Total Views: 3462

Defense

Pete Buttigieg, Biden’s Nominee to Lead the U.S. Transportation Department, Supports the Jones Act

President Joe Biden’s pick for U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Pete Buttigieg, has expressed his support for the Jones Act and its role in creating

January 21, 2021
Total Views: 8808