Thursday, October 3, 2019

OSG Sees Reflagging Tanker Newbuilds Under U.S. Ship Registry

Overseas Shipholding Group has taken delivery of two Korean-built product tankers which the company anticipates will join the U.S. flag after an initial one-year charter. The two 50,000 DWT tankers,...

October 3, 2019
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Thursday, August 9, 2018
Maritime News

GAO: DOT Needs to Finalize Require Maritime Strategy for Sustaining the U.S.-Flag Fleet ASAP

The U.S. Department of Transportation needs to expeditiously finalize a national maritime strategy for sustaining the U.S.-flag fleet and ensuring the availability of American mariners, the Government Accountability Office said...

August 9, 2018
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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Crowley to Acquire Three U.S.-Flag Tankers from SeaRiver Maritime

Crowley Alaska Tankers has agreed to purchase of three tankers from SeaRiver Maritime and will charter them back to SeaRiver under varying multi-year terms. Included in the acquisition are the...

November 1, 2017
Total Views: 22

Friday, July 28, 2017
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Matson Launches New U.S. Flag Service to Marshall Islands

Matson, Inc. (NYSE: MATX), a leading U.S. carrier in the Pacific, has announced that it will introduce a new direct U.S. flag service between Honolulu and the Republic of the...

July 28, 2017
Total Views: 9

Thursday, June 29, 2017
Maritime News

White House Preparing Order to Tighten U.S. Food Aid Shipping Rules -Sources

By Lesley Wroughton and Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, June 29 (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration is preparing an executive order that will require all U.S. food aid to be transported...

June 29, 2017
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Thursday, October 23, 2014
Maritime News

Two-Year-Old Jones Act Tanker Sells for $157 Million

Houston headquartered Genesis Energy, L.P. announced today that it has agreed to acquire the Jones Act-qualifying MT American Phoenix and two related charters and management agreements from Mid Ocean Tanker...

October 23, 2014
Total Views: 185

Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Maritime News

AMP Chairman Hails American Maritime Surge, Questions Jones Act Critics

NEW YORK – Tom Allegretti, Chairman of the American Maritime Partnership (AMP), the voice of the domestic maritime industry, today highlighted the continued renaissance of the nation’s maritime sector, particularly...

October 8, 2014
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
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Maritime News

House Subcommittee Hearing Examines Status of U.S. Merchant Marine

The House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation held a hearing today to review the status of the U.S. Merchant Marine, issues impacting domestic maritime industry and the role maritime plays in the U.S. economy and in national security.

September 10, 2014
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U.S. Shippers Seek Role in Transport of LNG, Oil Exports

The U.S. government should ensure that international trade of U.S. natural gas, and potentially crude oil, will offer opportunities for the domestic shipping industry, maritime groups said on Wednesday.

September 10, 2014
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Friday, July 25, 2014

Delta Airlines’ Refining Arm Charters Jones Act Tanker

Delta Air Lines Inc's refining unit has chartered a U.S.-flagged oil tanker for the first time, allowing it to tap directly into cheap Texas shale oil as the company overhauls its supply strategy.

July 25, 2014
Total Views: 14

Tuesday, January 14, 2014
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Maritime News

Congressman Garamendi Makes Bold Call to Support U.S. Merchant Marine

California Congressman John Garamendi spoke at the National Maritime Strategy Symposium this morning and set an aggressive tone to revamp the maritime policy of the United States. Recognizing that no...

January 14, 2014
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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Exxon Books US-Flagged Tanker At Near Record $100,000/Day

ExxonMobil has taken a long-term charter on the U.S.-flagged American Phoenix oil tanker at a near record rate of around $100,000 per day.

June 27, 2013
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Thursday, June 13, 2013

Paris MoU Issues New Performance Lists – U.S. Climbs Back to “White”

U.S. flag climbs makes it back onto the Paris MoU "White List".

June 13, 2013
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Tuesday, June 4, 2013

U.S. Senate Largely Rebuffs Obama Plan For Food-Aid Reform

The U.S. Senate voted on Monday to make only a minor change in the main U.S. global food aid program, rebuffing President Barack Obama's call for the biggest reform of the hunger relief program since the Cold War.

June 4, 2013
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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Jones Act Essential to Maintaining U.S-Flag Fleet

Kirby CEO: Jones Act is essential to the nation’s economic growth as well as its national and homeland security.

May 21, 2013
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Monday, May 6, 2013

Battle of the Barges: U.S. Shipping Sector Seeks More Federal Funds

Recent lobbying blitz makes case for $150 million more each year from the U.S. government to upgrade infrastructure on the nation's major rivers.

May 6, 2013
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Friday, May 3, 2013

Crowley Completes $1 Billion ATB Construction Program

Crowley Maritime Corporation has christened its 17th and final ATB as part of a $1 Billion, decade-long construction program.

May 3, 2013
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Thursday, May 2, 2013

American Maritime Partnership Elects New Chairman

The American Maritime Partnership has elected Thomas Allegretti as its new Chairman.

May 2, 2013
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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

White House Push For Food Aid Reform Encounters Fierce Lobbying

Obama's plan for food aid reform is opposed by... pretty much everyone. Shipping included.

May 1, 2013
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Thursday, February 7, 2013

New Congressional Maritime Caucus Gives Hope to U.S.-Flag

A group of lawmakers this week announced the establishment of a new congressional caucus focused on raising awareness amongst members of Congress on a broad range of maritime-related topics and legislative...

February 7, 2013
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