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 Florida’s coasts. The current offshore...

July 27, 2021
Total Views: 1342

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 a steady course on its expectations, including those...

April 30, 2021
Total Views: 3924

Friday, April 23, 2021
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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 day of the virtual event to slash U.S. greenhouse...

April 23, 2021
Total Views: 1115

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 Thursday, pledging at an international summit he...

April 22, 2021
Total Views: 585

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) to ensure ambitious decarbonization targets are met across...

April 21, 2021
Total Views: 1384

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
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Defense

President Biden Nominates Vice Adm. Linda Fagan to Serve as Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard

President Biden has nominated Vice Admiral Linda L. Fagan to serve as Vice Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard. If confirmed, Vice Adm. Fagan would be the first female four-star...

April 20, 2021
Total Views: 3409

Tuesday, April 6, 2021
News

Watch: This Is Why Biden’s $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Will Fail

In the United States, we have a problem that’s so BIG and obvious that even Elon Musk can’t see it. Our highways are broken, our streets are clogged with traffic,...

April 6, 2021
Total Views: 6871

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Offshore Wind Turbines At Sea
Offshore

Biden Administration Aims for U.S. Leadership in Offshore Wind -Official

By Nichola Groom March 31 (Reuters) – The Biden administration aims to transform the United States into the world’s leading producer of energy from offshore wind after years of lagging behind Europe,...

March 31, 2021
Total Views: 1340

Friday, March 5, 2021
offshore wind turbine
Offshore

Biden Administration Set to Advance Offshore Wind Farm Near Martha’s Vineyard

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy and Josh Saul (Bloomberg) — The Biden administration is moving closer to a final approval of Vineyard Wind LLC’s $2.8 billion offshore wind farm planned near the...

March 5, 2021
Total Views: 4054

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Offshore

U.S. Energy Secretary Calls on Oil and Gas Companies to Embrace Green Transition or Risk Being Left in the Dust

By Ari Natter (Bloomberg) — Jennifer Granholm used her first speech as U.S. Energy Secretary to warn oil and gas companies they risk being left behind unless they embrace a transition...

March 3, 2021
Total Views: 3547

Friday, February 26, 2021
Katherine Tai nomination hearing
Shipping

Biden Trade Pick Says China Must Deliver on Phase-One Pact

By Eric Martin and Jenny Leonard (Bloomberg) — President Joe Biden’s nominee for trade chief called on China to live up to the commitments in its trade pact with the U.S. — the...

February 26, 2021
Total Views: 2409

Monday, February 22, 2021
Rogue Wave Photo
Offshore

U.S. Issues First Wave Energy Lease for Federal Waters Off West Coast

The Biden Administration has taken its latest step forward in its goals to address climate change and promote offshore renewable energy with the issuance of a lease for the nation’s...

February 22, 2021
Total Views: 3586

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Shipping

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Expressly Applies Jones Act to Offshore Wind Projects in U.S. Waters

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has for the first time expressly found that the Jones Act applies to offshore wind projects on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf, reports...

February 2, 2021
Total Views: 6701

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 Administration. The confirmation makes 39-year-old Buttigieg...

February 2, 2021
Total Views: 2104

Friday, January 29, 2021
containers at port of los angeles
Shipping

Trump’s Trade Deal with China Under Review, White House Says

By Jenny Leonard and Josh Wingrove (Bloomberg) — The Biden administration has former President Donald Trump’s so-called phase-one trade deal with China “under review” along with the rest of the U.S....

January 29, 2021
Total Views: 1529

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
offshore rig north sea
Offshore

Biden Issues Dozens of Oil Drilling Permits in First Few Days

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — The Biden administration has issued at least 31 new drilling permits authorizing operations on federal land and coastal waters, despite an order putting political appointees...

January 27, 2021
Total Views: 5081

offshore oil rig
Offshore

Biden to Pause Oil and Gas Leases, Cut Fossil Fuel Subsidies with Climate-Focussed Executive Order

By Valerie Volcovici and Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, Jan 27 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden was set on Wednesday to sign executive actions to combat climate change, including pausing new oil...

January 27, 2021
Total Views: 1226

Monday, January 25, 2021
Defense

Biden Administration’s ‘Buy American’ Executive Order Reiterates Support of the Jones Act

President Joe Biden is set to sign an Executive Order, titled Strengthening ‘Buy American’ Provisions, Ensuring Future of America is Made in America by All of America’s Workers, ensuring that...

January 25, 2021
Total Views: 10536

Friday, January 22, 2021
offshore rig
Offshore

Goldman Sachs Says Biden’s First Steps Are Bullish for Oil

By Andres Guerra Luz and Saket Sundria (Bloomberg) — Initial steps taken by U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration may help support the oil market this year and next, according to Goldman...

January 22, 2021
Total Views: 3086

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. Lessley was among dozens of key Department of...

January 21, 2021
Total Views: 3380