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Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Biden Taps Energy Department to Find Climate-Friendly Alternatives for Jet and Shipping Fuels

(Bloomberg) — The Biden administration is marshaling the power of the Energy Department to find low-carbon alternatives to petroleum-based

May 24, 2023
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Thursday, November 17, 2022
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BOEM Identifies 1.7 Million Acres Off Central Atlantic for Potential Offshore Wind Development

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has identified approximately 1.7 million acres offshore the U.S. central

November 17, 2022
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Thursday, October 20, 2022
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Biden Administration Announces Next Steps for Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Sales

The Biden Administration has announced the next steps towards holding two offshore oil and gas lease sales—one in the Gulf of Mexico and one in Cook Inlet,

October 20, 2022
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Thursday, September 15, 2022

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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Friday, August 5, 2022
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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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Tuesday, July 12, 2022

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, June 14, 2022

Ocean Shipping Reform Act Headed to President Biden’s Desk After Passing House

The U.S. House of Representatives has voted 369 to 42 to pass the Senate’s version of the bipartisan Ocean Shipping Reform Act, designed to give the

June 14, 2022
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Friday, June 10, 2022

President Biden Calls Out Foreign Shipping Companies During Port of Los Angeles Visit

President Biden visited the Port of Los Angeles on Friday where he discussed supply chain challenges and progress and addressed the issue of rising inflation,

June 10, 2022
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Thursday, June 9, 2022

President Biden Calls on Congress to Crack Down on Ocean Carriers

President Biden is calling on Congress to “crack down” on ocean carriers who the president says are responsible for raising shipping costs,

June 9, 2022
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Thursday, April 21, 2022

Biden Bans Russian Ships From U.S. Ports

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, April 21 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden announced on Thursday the United States will ban Russian-affiliated

April 21, 2022
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Tuesday, April 5, 2022

President Biden Nominates Admiral Linda Fagan to Lead Coast Guard

With confirmation, Admiral Fagan will become the first woman to lead a branch of the U.S. Armed Services. President Joe Biden has nominated Admiral Linda

April 5, 2022
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Thursday, March 24, 2022

Senator Warren Blasts Shipping Alliances for Adding to Inflation

By Brendan Murray and Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) — Senator Elizabeth Warren blamed rising U.S. inflation in part on the largest ocean shipping companies,

March 24, 2022
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Monday, March 21, 2022

American Sealift Capacity Gets Much-Needed Booster Shot with Addition of 12 Ships

President Biden’s $1.5 trillion federal spending bill includes funds for ten tankers and two cable layers to be added to the U.S. Maritime

March 21, 2022
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Thursday, March 10, 2022
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American Maritime Industry Fights Back Against Jones Act ‘Misconceptions’

The American maritime industry is fighting back against some lawmakers’ calls for a repeal or waiver of the Jones Act after President Joe Biden announced

March 10, 2022
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Tuesday, March 8, 2022
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President Biden Bans Russian Oil Imports, Warning Gas Prices Will Rise Further

By Trevor Hunnicutt and Steve Holland WASHINGTON, March 8 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday banned Russian oil and

March 8, 2022
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Sunday, November 14, 2021

Biden Names Former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu To Oversee Infrastructure Plan

By Steve Holland and David Shepardson WASHINGTON, Nov 14 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden named former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to oversee

November 14, 2021
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Thursday, November 11, 2021

West Coast Ports Association Says Biden Vaccine Mandate Could Worsen Supply Chain Crisis

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — The head of the organization representing companies in labor relations at the U.S.’s largest ports is worried that

November 11, 2021
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Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Port of Baltimore Success Story Gives Biden A Chance to Tout His Infrastructure Plans

By Josh Wingrove (Bloomberg) — Bottlenecks and failures abound in the U.S. supply chain. Then there’s the Port of Baltimore.  A gateway to the

November 10, 2021
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White House Fact Sheet: Biden-Harris Action Plan for America’s Ports and Waterways

Below is a fact sheet provided by The White House outlining the Biden-?Harris Action Plan for the nation’s ports and waterways following the passing of

November 10, 2021
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Biden to Visit Baltimore With Promise to Unclog Ports

By Jarrett Renshaw and Andrea Shalal Nov 10 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden will visit the Port of Baltimore on Wednesday to tout billions of

November 10, 2021
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