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Tuesday, August 22, 2023
Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon April 21, 2021. U.S. Coast Guard Photo
Offshore

Biden Administration Tightens Obama-Era Offshore Drilling Safety Rules Relaxed by Trump

The U.S. Department of the Interior has announced new measures to enhance worker safety and ensure offshore oil and gas operations in federal waters are

August 22, 2023
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Friday, September 30, 2022
The U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain is seen after a collision, in Singapore waters
Navy

New Documents Reveal White House Wanted USS John McCain ‘Out of Sight’ During Trump Visit

By Jason Leopold (Bloomberg) — Former President Donald Trump’s White House asked the US Navy to hide a warship named after John McCain on his 2019

September 30, 2022
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Monday, September 12, 2022
Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon April 21, 2021. U.S. Coast Guard Photo
Environment

Biden Admin Seeks to Restore Offshore Safety Rules Sparked By Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Sept 12 (Reuters) – The Biden administration on Monday proposed offshore drilling safety measures that it said would help prevent oil

September 12, 2022
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Tuesday, July 5, 2022
trump tariffs on china
Finance

Biden May Start Easing Trumps’ China  Trade Tariffs

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) Senior US and Chinese officials discussed US economic sanctions and tariffs Tuesday amid reports the Biden administration is

July 5, 2022
Total Views: 1553

Wednesday, April 20, 2022
U.S. Navy Shipbuilding Plan Skirts Decision on Trump’s 355-Ship Target for Now
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: 3330

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
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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
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Thursday, July 1, 2021
cosco shipping at port of long beach
Shipping

Republican Senators Urge Biden to End Trump-Initiated Trade War

By Laura Davison (Bloomberg) — A group of Republican lawmakers asked President Joe Biden to end the “self-inflicted harm” his GOP predecessor,

July 1, 2021
Total Views: 3662

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: 1755

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Katherine Tai nomination hearing
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: 1223

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
U.S. Appeals Court Affirms Offshore Oil and Gas Leasing Ban in Arctic, Atlantic
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
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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: 16816

Thursday, March 4, 2021
U.S. DOJ Declined to Investigate Trump Transporation Secretary Chao After Criminal Referral Alleging Misuse of Office
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: 2973

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

February 26, 2021
Total Views: 2424

Friday, February 5, 2021
Containership docking Port of Long Beach
Ports

U.S. Annual Trade Gap Grows to Biggest Since Financial Crisis

By Eric Martin (Bloomberg) — The U.S. last year posted its biggest annual trade deficit since 2008 as the global health crisis depressed export

February 5, 2021
Total Views: 1069

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: 3786

Monday, January 4, 2021
A wind turbine Dominion Energy’s two turbine Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot project. Photo: Dominion Energy
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
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Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Trump Vetoes Major Defense Bill Despite Backing in Congress
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: 3551

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
U.S. Targets North Korea Coal Shipments with New Sanctions
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: 1649

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: 1401
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