Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Lawsuit Claims Trump Admin Offshore Drilling Analysis Violates Endangered Species Act

By Christopher Yasiejko (Bloomberg) –The Trump administration was sued by several environmental groups that claim it has violated the Endangered Species Act with a long-awaited assessment of the harm that...

October 21, 2020
Total Views: 56

Monday, September 28, 2020
offshore wind farm under construction
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Trump’s Offshore Oil Ban to Halt Coastal Wind Farms Too

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) –President Donald Trump’s decision to rule out energy development along the coasts of Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas will bar not just offshore oil and...

September 28, 2020
Total Views: 92

Sunday, September 27, 2020
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Trump Extends Drilling Ban Off North Carolina, Virginia Until 2032

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Sept 25 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he had extended a ban until 2032 on oil drilling off the coast of North Carolina...

September 27, 2020
Total Views: 29

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
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U.S. Violated Trade Rules With Tariffs on China, WTO Says

By Bryce Baschuk (Bloomberg) — The World Trade Organization undercut the main justification for President Donald Trump’s trade war against China, saying that American tariffs on Chinese goods violate international...

September 15, 2020
Total Views: 35

Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Maritime News

Reversing Course Ahead of Election, Trump Extends Florida Drilling Moratorium and Expands Ban to More States

By Jeff Mason JUPITER, Fla., Sept 8 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an order to extend a ban until 2032 on offshore oil drilling in the eastern...

September 8, 2020
Total Views: 24

Monday, August 31, 2020
Oil tanker is docked in Venezuela
Maritime News

Trump Administration Preparing Tighter Venezuela Oil Sanctions

By Humeyra Pamuk WASHINGTON, Aug 31 (Reuters) – The Trump administration is looking to tighten oil sanctions on Venezuela in the near future, top U.S. envoy for the country told...

August 31, 2020
Total Views: 33

Tuesday, August 25, 2020
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Maritime News

U.S. and China Signal Progress on Trade Deal as Relations Fray

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — The U.S. and China reaffirmed their commitment to the phase-one trade deal in a biannual review, demonstrating a willingness to cooperate even as tensions rise...

August 25, 2020
Total Views: 25

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Oil tanker is docked in Venezuela
Maritime News

Trump To Further Choke Venezuela Oil Shipments

by Ben Bartenstein & Lucia Kassai (Bloomberg) –The Trump administration is considering additional sanctions on Venezuela aimed at halting the remaining fuel transactions permitted with the South American nation, according...

August 19, 2020
Total Views: 23

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Maritime News

U.S. Says Room for Sanctions in Response to China in South China Sea

By Humeyra Pamuk and David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON, July 14 (Reuters) – The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia warned on Tuesday that Washington could respond with sanctions against Chinese officials...

July 14, 2020
Total Views: 14

Monday, July 13, 2020
Maritime News

U.S. Hardens Stance Against China’s ‘Completely Unlawful’ South China Sea Claims

WASHINGTON, July 13 (Reuters) – The United States on Monday hardened its rejection of China’s disputed claims to offshore resources in most of the South China Sea, calling them “completely...

July 13, 2020
Total Views: 29

Thursday, July 2, 2020
Maritime News

U.S. Seeks Seize Iranian Gasoline from Four Tankers Headed to Venezuela

By Timothy Gardner and Daphne Psaledakis WASHINGTON, July 2 (Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors late on Wednesday filed a lawsuit to seize the gasoline aboard four tankers that Iran is shipping...

July 2, 2020
Total Views: 14

Monday, June 29, 2020
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Maritime News

Despite Trump’s Calls to Decouple, U.S. Companies Ship More From China Faster

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Just as the U.S. president urges American companies to ditch China, many of them can’t get more of China fast enough. Consider the voyage of...

June 29, 2020
Total Views: 48

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Maritime News

White House Trade Advisor Walks Back Comments on China Trade Deal Being ‘Over’

WASHINGTON, June 22 (Reuters) – White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Monday walked back on his earlier remarks that the U.S.-China trade pact was “over,” stoking volatility in markets...

June 23, 2020
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Maritime News

U.S. Set to Sanction Dozens of Tankers Over Venezuela-Iran Oil Trade

By Saleha Mohsin (Bloomberg) — The Trump administration is preparing sanctions on as many as 50 oil and fuel tankers as part of an effort to cut off trade between...

June 9, 2020
Total Views: 50

Friday, June 5, 2020
vlcc tanker

U.S. Considering Blacklisting More Tankers Over Venezuela Trade, Official Says

By Jonathan Saul, Devika Krishna Kumar and Matt Spetalnick LONDON/NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, June 5 (Reuters) – The United States is considering imposing sanctions on dozens of additional foreign oil tankers for...

June 5, 2020
Total Views: 5

Maritime News

Chevron Oil Cargo Tangled in U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela

HOUSTON, June 5 (Reuters) – A Chevron Corp crude oil cargo has become embroiled in U.S. sanctions on shipping companies for violating restrictions on doing business with Venezuela, the company...

June 5, 2020
Total Views: 70

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Oil tanker is docked in Venezuela
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U.S. Sanctions Four Shipping Companies for Transporting Venezuelan Oil

June 2 (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday said it had sanctioned four shipping firms for transporting Venezuelan oil, the latest escalation in Washington’s effort to oust socialist...

June 2, 2020
Total Views: 52

Monday, June 1, 2020
tanker at sea
Maritime News

Panama-Flagged Ships Face Fine for Tampering with Tracking Systems

By Elida Moreno PANAMA CITY, May 31 (Reuters) – Panama’s Maritime Authority said it will impose sanctions on vessels, including fines of up to $10,000 and withdrawing its flag from...

June 1, 2020
Total Views: 62

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Oil Tanker Bridge
Maritime News

U.S. Sanctions Guidance Raises Hurdles for Global Maritime Industry

By Jonathan Saul, Humeyra Pamuk and Timothy Gardner LONDON/WASHINGTON, May 27 (Reuters) – Ship owners and insurers say it may be impossible for the maritime industry to fully comply with...

May 27, 2020
Total Views: 19

Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Iranian Gunboats
Maritime News

In Veiled Warning to Iran, U.S. Tells Gulf Mariners to Stay Clear of Its Warships

By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) – In an alert that appeared aimed squarely at Iran, the U.S. Navy issued a warning on Tuesday to mariners...

May 19, 2020
Total Views: 50