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Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Defense

U.S. Navy Shipbuilding Plan Skirts Decision on Trump’s 355-Ship Target for Now

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — The U.S. Navy’s new 30-year shipbuilding plan puts off a decision about whether to stick with the Trump

April 20, 2022
Total Views: 3272

Tuesday, February 15, 2022
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Shipping

Biden Team Sees Limited Ability to Press China On Trade After ‘Phase-One’ Failure

By Jenny Leonard (Bloomberg) — The U.S. is continuing conversations with China despite Beijing’s failures to abide by a trade agreement reached

February 15, 2022
Total Views: 1345

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

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Oil tankers pass through the Strait of Hormuz
Shipping

U.S. Denies Iran Claim on Lifting Oil and Shipping Sanctions

By Parisa Hafezi and Humeyra Pamuk DUBAI/BERLIN, June 23 (Reuters) – Iran said on Wednesday the United States had agreed to remove all sanctions on

June 23, 2021
Total Views: 1750

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
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Shipping

Biden Trade Chief Pledges to Build Off Trump’s China Agreement

By Eric Martin (Bloomberg) — President Joe Biden’s chief trade negotiator pledged to build off the deal with China reached under Donald Trump and said

May 5, 2021
Total Views: 1215

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Offshore

U.S. Appeals Court Affirms Offshore Oil and Gas Leasing Ban in Arctic, Atlantic

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska, April 13 (Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Tuesday confirmed bans on offshore oil leasing in most federal Arctic

April 14, 2021
Total Views: 2048

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
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Offshore

Lawsuit Sheds Light on Serious Drillship Incident in Gulf of Mexico During 2020’s Hurricane Zeta

A former senior engineer on board a Transocean drillship in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico has filed a civil lawsuit alleging the offshore drilling contractor and its

April 13, 2021
Total Views: 15855

Thursday, March 4, 2021
News

U.S. DOJ Declined to Investigate Trump Transporation Secretary Chao After Criminal Referral Alleging Misuse of Office

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, March 3 (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department declined to investigate or prosecute then-Transportation Secretary Elaine

March 4, 2021
Total Views: 2932

Monday, January 11, 2021
containers at port of los angeles
Shipping

How China Won Trump’s ‘Easy to Win’ Trade War

By Bloomberg News – U.S. President Donald Trump famously tweeted that “trade wars were good, and easy to win” in 2018 as he began to

January 11, 2021
Total Views: 3777

Monday, January 4, 2021
Defense

U.S. Senate Backs Key Defense Bill, Overriding Trump Veto

The American Maritime Partnership (AMP) said the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) (H.R. 6395) includes the most consequential maritime legislation

January 4, 2021
Total Views: 1337

Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Defense

Trump Vetoes Major Defense Bill Despite Backing in Congress

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, Dec 23 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump vetoed a $740-billion bill setting policy for the Department of Defense

December 23, 2020
Total Views: 3547

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Shipping

U.S. Targets North Korea Coal Shipments with New Sanctions

WASHINGTON, Dec 8 (Reuters) – The United States has blacklisted six companies, including several based in China, and four ships accused of illicit

December 8, 2020
Total Views: 1642

Friday, December 4, 2020
offshore oil rig
Offshore

Trump Administration Encourages Offshore Drilling in Final Energy Push

By Jessica Resnick-Ault NEW YORK, Dec 3 (Reuters) – The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environment Enforcement, which overseas offshore oil and gas

December 4, 2020
Total Views: 1399

Thursday, December 3, 2020
Shipping

Trump Admin Rule Eliminates Environmental Reviews of LNG Marine Transport

WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Energy on Thursday issued a rule to exclude environmental reviews for marine transport of liquefied

December 3, 2020
Total Views: 5838

Shipping

Have You Heard the One About North Korean Boats Delivering Ballots to Maine?

It’s been trending all day on Twitter. Apparently President Tump’s former adviser Roger Stone made the wild claim in an interview on The

December 3, 2020
Total Views: 8470

Thursday, November 19, 2020
kulluk aground
Offshore

Trump Administration Moves to Loosen Safety Rules for Arctic Offshore Drilling

Nov 19 (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Thursday proposed to loosen Obama-era safety regulations for the oil industry in the Arctic Ocean off

November 19, 2020
Total Views: 3246

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
offshore oil rig
Offshore

Final Offshore Lease Under Trump Shows GoM’s ‘Long Future’

By Nichola Groom Nov 18 (Reuters) – The Trump administration’s final sale of oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico generated nearly $121 million

November 18, 2020
Total Views: 1031

Monday, November 9, 2020
Maritime News

European Union Hits U.S. with Retaliatory Tariffs on $4 Billion Worth of Goods

By Philip Blenkinsop and Michael Nienaber BRUSSELS/BERLIN, Nov 9 (Reuters) – The European Union will impose tariffs on up to $4 billion of U.S. imports

November 9, 2020
Total Views: 147

Monday, November 2, 2020
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Maritime News

Trump Changed How the U.S. Trades, But Not Necessarily as Intended – Graphs

WASHINGTON, Nov 2 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s “America First” trade policy torched a 70-year consensus on trade

November 2, 2020
Total Views: 196

Friday, October 30, 2020
tanker
Maritime News

Iran Likens U.S. to ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’

DUBAI, Oct 30 (Reuters) – Iran accused the United States on Friday of acting like the “Pirates of the Caribbean” after Washington said it had

October 30, 2020
Total Views: 70