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  • 11 December 2015

    The outlook for the US ports industry is stable for 2016 on the expectation of continued economic growth and a steady rise in US container volume, Moody’s Investors Service said. “We expect US container volume to grow 3% to 4% in 2016,” says Moody’s Analyst Moses Kopmar. “Although weaker global demand and a strong US […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United States has made another step toward easing of its ban on crude exports with the approval of a swap deal with Mexico. The US Congress was told on Friday by the Commerce Department that the deal that will see heavy oil pumped in Mexico exchanged for light crude pumped in the US would be […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United States has made another step toward easing of its ban on crude exports with the approval of a swap deal with Mexico. The US Congress was told on Friday by the Commerce Department that the deal that will see heavy oil pumped in Mexico exchanged for light crude pumped in the US would be […]

  • 28 May 2018

    US said it was “alarmed” by the missile strike on a Turkish wheat ship earlier in May.

  • 10 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Engineering group Fircroft has launched Fircroft Oilfield Services, a subsidiary targeting the offshore oil and gas sector in the U.S. 

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The US imposed additional security measures on vessels arriving from Iraq as of October 26.

  • 13 April 2015

    A rapidly appreciating US dollar is helping exporters in some trading nations but not all, Drewry Maritime Research says. So, who is seeing the biggest lift to their export competitiveness, and who cannot keep up the pace? The US dollar is currently in hyper drive, appreciating at its fastest rate in decades. The US Federal Reserve’s trade-weighted […]

  • 31 January 2012
    Business & Finance

      The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration has transferred two high speed vessels, the Huakai and the Alakai, to the U.S. Navy. The Navy plans to use the vessels to transport troops and equipment to training areas from Okinawa and other locations.  These vessels will help the Navy meet these unique operational requirements without […]

  • 14 May 2015

    The US Navy and Coast Guard have jointly recovered approximately 630 kg of cocaine, worth an estimated wholesale value of approximately USD 23 million, in international waters in the drug transit zone of the Eastern Pacific, May 6. During a routine patrol of the Eastern Pacific in international waters off the coast of Central and South […]

  • 9 March 2015

    The US East Coast (USEC) ports, which have benefited the most from the West Coast labor contract dispute, seeing record monthly throughputs, should brace themselves for another shift in market dynamics. Spot rates from Asia to the USEC are now typically x2.1 higher than to the USWC, up from an average of x1.6 through 2013 and the first five months […]

  • 30 March 2020

    Navingo BV Connecting the maritime and offshore world for sustainable solutions With media and events, Navingo brings together the world of maritime and offshore energy. In the age of climate change our industry needs sustainable solutions. We believe that happens when the right ideas and people fall in place. Network with the right people We […]

  • 13 June 2019

    US aims to improving safety, efficiency, and reliability of its ports through the new program.

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the USD 5 billion Panama Canal expansion in 2016, up to 10 percent of container traffic to the US from East Asia could shift from West Coast ports to East Coast ports by 2020, according to new research conducted by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and C.H. Robinson. In 2014, about 35 percent of […]

  • 10 August 2017

    The US Navy’s severely damaged guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald is to be moved back to the US months after it collided with the containership ACX Crystal in Japan. The warship “will be returning to the US for repairs,” the spokesperson for the US Navy 7th Fleet confirmed, adding that the deal to transport the ship is […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded USD 17 million to eight projects focused on offshore wind energy research and development. Two offshore wind technology demonstration projects will receive up to a total of USD 10 million to conduct additional project development activities that enable the demonstration of innovative technologies or methodologies to reduce risk […]

  • 22 November 2019

    Liquefied natural gas exports from the U.S. dropped following three weeks of steady rise. 

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The waiver allows “maintenance or wind down of transactions” and is valid until December 20.

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Greek trio indicted for failing to keep accurate ship pollution control records, falsifying records in the US.

  • 30 September 2016

    Offshore drillers doing business in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico might soon – well, soonish – have a ‘nearby’ deepwater port where they will be able to have their drilling rigs repaired and spruced up at a lower cost. Namely, Louisiana’s Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) is pressing ahead with developing what has been described […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Water Power Technologies Office has opened a contest for the best photos of water power in the United States that can bring up to $2,000 for the winners.

  • 24 January 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    The US is set to receive a cargo of liquefied natural gas that was partly sourced from the Yamal LNG project in Russia as Engie’s carrier Gaselys has arrived in Boston waters. As previously reported by LNG World News, the 154,472-cbm tanker Gaselys loaded a cargo of previously imported LNG at the Grain terminal in the […]

  • 31 August 2015

    U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has said that there is now a lower than before risk of a hurricane jeopardising the U.S. oil and gas production. The reason for this is a record low Gulf of Mexico offshore energy production, combined with a below-normal 2015 hurricane season. According to EIA, In 2003, 27% of the […]