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Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Shipping

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
Ports

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
Total Views: 3301

Thursday, June 9, 2022
Shipping

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
Ports

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
Total Views: 2488

Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Defense

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
Total Views: 3718

Thursday, March 24, 2022
Shipping

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
Total Views: 1267

Monday, March 21, 2022
Shipping

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
Total Views: 2986

Thursday, March 10, 2022
oil tanker at sea
Shipping

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
Total Views: 4802

Tuesday, March 8, 2022
oil tanker loading
Offshore

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
Total Views: 1502

Sunday, November 14, 2021
News

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
Total Views: 1756

Thursday, November 11, 2021
Shipping

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
Total Views: 1084

Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Ports

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
Total Views: 1628

Ports

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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Ports

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
Total Views: 437

Sunday, November 7, 2021
Ports

Biden To Visit Port Of Baltimore To Discuss Infrastructure Bill

WASHINGTON, Nov 7 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden will visit the Port of Baltimore on Wednesday to discuss how the $1 trillion

November 7, 2021
Total Views: 622

Tuesday, July 27, 2021
offshore oil rig
Offshore

Senators Introduce Bill to Ban Offshore Drilling Off Florida Coasts

United States Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Rick Scott (R-FL) have introduced legislation to make permanent a federal ban on oil and gas drilling off

July 27, 2021
Total Views: 1401

Friday, April 30, 2021
President Biden
Shipping

Keeping It Steady as She Goes: Coast Guard Living Up to Expectations Under the Biden Administration

By Sean T. Pribyl (Holland & Knight) – With President Joe Biden’s 100th-day milestone on April 30, 2021, the U.S. Coast Guard is holding

April 30, 2021
Total Views: 3950

Friday, April 23, 2021
president biden at climate summate
Environment

Biden Calls for Fourth Industrial Revolution: Climate Summit Updates

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — Day two of President Joe Biden’s international climate summit concluded on Friday. Biden pledged during the first

April 23, 2021
Total Views: 1153

Thursday, April 22, 2021
President Biden
Environment

Biden Rejoins Climate Fight, Vows Aid as Poor Nations Make Pleas

By Jennifer Epstein and Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — President Joe Biden brought the U.S. back into the global fight against climate change on

April 22, 2021
Total Views: 590

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
President Biden
Environment

Shipping Industry Pushes for ‘Market-Based Measures’ to Help Achieve Decarbonization Targets

Several of the world’s major shipping organizations are calling on world leaders to urgently examine the role of so-called market-based measures (MBMs)

April 21, 2021
Total Views: 1400