Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Trump Picks Rick Perry for Energy Secretary Position

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — Donald Trump has chosen Rick Perry to be Energy Secretary, putting the onetime presidential candidate and former oil-state governor atop the agency that helps chart...

December 13, 2016
Total Views: 33

Monday, December 12, 2016
Maritime News

U.S. Shipbuilders Ready to Build Trump’s 350-Ship Navy

The U.S. shipbuilding industry is ready to work with Donald Trump to help realize his goal of a 350-ship Navy, the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) said Monday in a statement...

December 12, 2016
Total Views: 13


Russia Applauds Trump ‘Dream Team’ as Exxon CEO Eyed for State

By Henry Meyer and Ilya Arkhipov (Bloomberg) — With two decades of deal-making in Russia’s vital oil industry under his belt, Rex Tillerson is Vladimir Putin’s kind of man. The...

December 12, 2016
Total Views: 2

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Trump Taps Oil Industry Ally and Climate Change Skeptic Scott Pruitt to Head EPA

WASHINGTON, Dec 8 (Reuters) – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, a critic of federal environmental regulation, to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, his transition...

December 8, 2016
Total Views: 55

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Wilbur Ross Brings to Commerce Resume Spanning Shipping, Profit and Politics

  By David Carey   (Bloomberg) — Wilbur Ross, who as Donald Trump’s commerce secretary will be the voice of U.S. business, made a fortune spinning financial dross into gold.In the early...

November 30, 2016
Total Views: 20

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Maritime News

Trump Said to Nominate Former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao for Transportation Post

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) – President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao to head the Transportation Department, a source with knowledge of the...

November 29, 2016
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Trump Picks Billionaire Shipowner For Cabinet

President-elect Donald Trump is expected to select billionaire shipowner Wilbur Ross Jr as secretary of the Commerce Department, the Wall Street Journal reported today, citing two people familiar with the deliberations. The commerce secretary,...

November 23, 2016
Total Views: 24

Maritime News

Trump Shifts Tone on Climate Change, Environmentalists Scoff

By Joe Ryan (Bloomberg) — Donald Trump, who called climate change a hoax during his campaign and vowed to pull out of the Paris accord, now says global warming might be...

November 23, 2016
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Trump Outlines 100-Day Plan – Trans-Pacific Partnership and ‘Job Killing’ Energy Regulations at Top of List

By Jennifer Jacobs, Jennifer Epstein and Kevin Cirilli (Bloomberg) — President-elect Donald Trump vowed to start the U.S. withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, institute a five-year ban on federal officials...

November 22, 2016
Total Views: 28

Friday, November 18, 2016

Shipping Shares Drop Further After Seanergy Maritime Offer

By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Shares of many shipping companies dropped in volatile trading, retracing more of their post-U.S. election gains after Seanergy Maritime Holdings on...

November 18, 2016
Total Views: 23

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Nordic Welfare Utopias Risk Thumping by Trump

By Peter Levring (Bloomberg) — The Nordic welfare utopias of former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders are feeling the pinch of slowing global commerce. And with Donald Trump now threatening to...

November 15, 2016
Total Views: 0

Monday, November 14, 2016
Maritime News

Shipping Stocks Are the Latest Logic-Defying Trump Rally

By David Fickling (Bloomberg Gadfly) — The past week in commodities markets has been like a trip through the looking glass. Gold generally benefits from geopolitical shocks — say, the election...

November 14, 2016
Total Views: 23

Thursday, November 10, 2016

U.S. Shipping Stocks Sure Are Liking Donald Trump’s Presidency Win

U.S. shipping stocks from dry bulk ship owners to tanker companies have soared since Donald Trump was elected President early Wednesday morning.  At of end of day Thursday, the Dow Jones...

November 10, 2016
Total Views: 40

Maritime News

What to Watch in Oil When Trump Moves Into the White House

By Julian Lee (Bloomberg) — Some U.S. oil policies are likely to shift significantly when Donald Trump assumes the presidency next year. While details remain sketchy, he’s highlighted a number of...

November 10, 2016
Total Views: 20

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

World’s Biggest Shipping Line Falls Amid Fears of Trade Wars

By Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) — A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, the owner of the world’s biggest container shipping line, saw its shares fall on Wednesday as the outcome of the U.S. presidential...

November 9, 2016
Total Views: 21

Maritime News

Anxious World Leaders React to Trump Presidency Win

By Angus MacSwan LONDON, Nov 9 (Reuters) – World leaders offered to work with Donald Trump when he takes over as U.S. president, but expressed anxiety over how he will...

November 9, 2016
Total Views: 61

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Trump To Build 350 Ship Navy (Fails To Mention Merchant Marine OR USCG)

by Anthony Capaccio (Bloomberg) Donald Trump is proposing an Army as big as the one President George W. Bush sent into Iraq and Afghanistan and a Navy with dozens more...

September 8, 2016
Total Views: 5

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Maritime News

Trump Pitches Energy Policy: Good for Oil and Coal, Bad for Environment

By Valerie Volcovici and Emily Stephenson BISMARCK, N.D., May 26 (Reuters) – Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, promised on Thursday to roll back some of America’s most ambitious...

May 26, 2016
Total Views: 20