Join our crew and become one of the 107,066 members that receive our newsletter.

united states


Friday, July 12, 2024
FILE PHOTO: An oil and gas drilling platform stands offshore in Alabama, October 5, 2013. REUTERS/Steve Nesius/File Photo
Offshore

US Sued Over ‘Failure to Examine Harms’ From Delayed Offshore Oil Decommissioning

July 11 (Reuters) – An environmental group on Thursday sued the U.S. government over its approach to examining the harm caused by aging offshore oil

3 seconds ago
Total Views: 0

Wednesday, July 10, 2024
Tropical Storm Beryl approaches the Texas coast in the Gulf of Mexico in a composite satellite image July 7, 2024. NOAA/Handout via REUTERS
Weather

Power Outages Hinder Hurricane Beryl Recovery, Delay Port, Infrastructure Restarts

HOUSTON, July 10 (Reuters) – About 1.7 million customers remained without power in Texas on Wednesday morning, two days after Hurricane Beryl made

July 10, 2024
Total Views: 690

Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Barbours Cut Container Terminal aerial photo. File Photo courtesy Port Houston
News

Dockworkers at US East and Gulf Coast Ports Halt Labor Talks

(Bloomberg) — The union representing dockworkers at East and Gulf Coast container ports has suspended labor contract negotiations set for Tuesday, citing

June 11, 2024
Total Views: 2409

Thursday, June 6, 2024
U.S. Seeks to Up Pressure on Houthis in Threat to Yemen-War Truce
News

U.S. Seeks to Up Pressure on Houthis in Threat to Yemen-War Truce

(Bloomberg) — The US and its allies are raising the stakes in their struggle to curb ship attacks by Houthi militants in the Red Sea by increasingly

June 6, 2024
Total Views: 964

Sunday, June 2, 2024
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin leaves after a US-China bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore. REUTERS/Idrees Ali
Defense

Conflicting US-China Defense Strategies Dominate Singapore Forum

By Philip J. Heijmans, Peter Martin and Josh Xiao Jun 2, 2024 (Bloomberg) –Global defense leaders descending on Singapore this weekend confronted

June 2, 2024
Total Views: 924

Friday, May 31, 2024
A fighter jet is launched from the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower against what they describe as Houthi military targets in Yemen. Handout via REUTERS.
News

Houthis Say US and UK Carried Out Deadliest Strike Yet on Yemen

(Bloomberg) — Houthi militants said the US and UK killed at least 16 people with airstrikes on Yemen on Thursday, in the deadliest assault on the group

May 31, 2024
Total Views: 3449

Friday, May 24, 2024
Yangshan Port south of Shanghai, China.
Shipping

A New Trade War Offers No Easy Way Back for Old Global Order

The world’s three dominant economies are entering a new, combative phase as the US increasingly uses trade weapons borrowed from China’s playbook. That’s

May 24, 2024
Total Views: 1312

Friday, May 17, 2024
Aid Arrives in Gaza via U.S.-Built Pier
Defense

Aid Arrives in Gaza via U.S.-Built Pier

GAZA, May 17 (Reuters) – Aid deliveries began arriving at a U.S.-built pier off the Gaza Strip on Friday as Israel comes under

May 17, 2024
Total Views: 1322

Thursday, May 16, 2024
U.S. Army Soldiers and Israel Defense Forces anchor the Trident Pier on the Gaza coast, May 16, 2024. U.S. Army Photo
Defense

U.S. Anchors Temporary Pier in Gaza

By Jonathan Landay and Michelle Nichols WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS, May 16 (Reuters) – The United States anchored a floating pier in Gaza on

May 16, 2024
Total Views: 1361

Wednesday, May 15, 2024
HMS Diamond shoots down a missile fired by the Iranian-backed Houthis from Yemen. Photo courtesy UK Royal Navy
Shipping

Yemen’s Houthis say They Targeted US Warship and Vessel ‘Destiny’ in Red Sea

DUBAI, May 15 (Reuters) – Yemen’s Houthis said on Wednesday that they had targeted a U.S. warship and a vessel called “Destiny” in

May 15, 2024
Total Views: 3115

Friday, May 10, 2024
An LNG carrier transits through the Panama Canal. Photo credit: Flystock/Shutterstock
Shipping

Panama Canal in Talks With US LNG Producers to Increase Transit

PANAMA CITY, May 9 (Reuters) – The Panama Canal is in talks with U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) producers on how to meet

May 10, 2024
Total Views: 1811

Monday, May 6, 2024
Sea drone shows the silhouette of Olenegorsky Gornyak ship near the port of Novorossiysk. Video obtained by Reuters/via REUTERS
Defense

Sea Drone Warfare Has Arrived and The U.S. is Floundering

May 6 (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy‘s efforts to build a fleet of unmanned vessels are faltering because the Pentagon remains wedded to

May 6, 2024
Total Views: 3060

Monday, April 29, 2024
The Bob Hope-class MV Roy P. Benavidez (T-AKR 306), a large, medium speed roll-on, roll-off ship, departed its pier in Newport News, Virginia, March 21, 2024. Photo courtesy U.S. Navy
News

US Military’s Pier in Gaza to Cost $320 Million

WASHINGTON, April 29 (Reuters) – The U.S. military’s cost estimate to build a pier off Gaza to deliver humanitarian aid has risen to $320

April 29, 2024
Total Views: 1761

Wednesday, April 24, 2024
aerial of an offshore wind turbine
Offshore

New US Effort to Lift Offshore Wind Features Turbines in Pacific

(Bloomberg) — The Biden administration is taking steps to jump-start the fledgling offshore wind sector, outlining a five-year leasing plan that would

April 24, 2024
Total Views: 707

Thursday, April 18, 2024
tanker at sea
Shipping

Pop-Up Russian Oil Traders Emerge As US Tightens Sanctions Grip

(Bloomberg) — As the US intensifies sanctions pressure on Moscow, Russia’s crude trade with India has begun to resemble a game of oil whack-a-mole.

April 18, 2024
Total Views: 529

Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Oil tanker Kerala, chartered by Chevron, is loaded in the Bajo Grande oil terminal at Maracaibo Lake, in the municipality of San Francisco, Venezuela, January 5, 2023. REUTERS/Isaac Urrutia/File Photo
Shipping

US to Reimpose Venezuela Oil Ban Unless Maduro Acts Quickly

(Bloomberg) — President Joe Biden’s administration intends to reimpose oil sanctions on Venezuela, ending a six-month reprieve, if Nicolas Maduro’s

April 17, 2024
Total Views: 1615

Tuesday, April 16, 2024
US Sanctions Cover 8% of Tankers Shipping Russian Oil
Shipping

US Sanctions Cover 8% of Tankers Shipping Russian Oil

MOSCOW, April 16 (Reuters) – U.S. sanctions are limiting tanker activity for Russia’s top shipping group, Sovcomflot, the

April 16, 2024
Total Views: 706

Sunday, April 14, 2024
Senior Biden Administration officials at meeting with senior Philippines officials
Navy

Philippines Tells US It Will Assert South China Sea Rights

By David Brunnstrom (Reuters) – The Philippines is determined to assert its sovereign rights in the South China Sea, its foreign secretary said on Friday

April 14, 2024
Total Views: 927

Wednesday, April 3, 2024
Containership berthed at the Port of Los Angeles
Shipping

Inbound Container Growth Pushing U.S. Ports to Their Limits, Shipping Veteran Says

(Bloomberg) — The biggest US ports are stretching capacity limits and need to expand to handle anticipated growth in inbound shipping, according to

April 3, 2024
Total Views: 1593

Friday, March 29, 2024
NTSB investigators on the cargo vessel Dali, which struck and collapsed the Francis Scott Key Bridge on March 26, 2024. (Photo: Peter Knudson/NTSB)
News

Biden Administration Provides Maryland $60 Million for Key Bridge Emergency

March 28 (Reuters) – The U.S. government awarded the state of Maryland an initial $60 million in emergency funds on Thursday to clear debris

March 29, 2024
Total Views: 765
close

JOIN OUR CREW

Maritime and offshore news trusted by our 107,066 members delivered daily straight to your inbox.

gCaptain’s full coverage of the maritime shipping industry, including containerships, tankers, dry bulk, LNG, breakbulk and more.