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U.S. warns of piracy risk in Gulf of Mexico

U.S. warns of piracy risk in Gulf of Mexico

  The U.S. government on Wednesday issued a warning about the threat posed by pirates to boats and oil installations in the southern Gulf of Mexico, in the latest...

ICS and Liberia welcome amendments to ballast water convention

U.S. probes Canadian ballast water regulations

  The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has formally launched its into claims that Canada’s pending ballast water regulations will unfairly hurt U.S.-flagged...

Donald Trump

U.S. warns mariners to stay clear of its ships in Gulf 

  In an alert that appeared aimed squarely at Iran, the U.S. Navy issued a warning on Tuesday to mariners in the Gulf to stay 100 meters away from U.S. warships or...

Iran warns U.S. over Venezuela-bound tankers

Iran warns U.S. over Venezuela-bound tankers

  Iran has sent an official warning to the U.S. against making threats to Iranian fuel tankers bound for Venezuela, the state-run Islamic Republic News Agency...

ROBERTO AZEVEDO

World Trade Organisation DG resigns amid dispute with U.S

  The Director-General of World Trade Organisation (WTO), Roberto Azevedo said on Thursday that he would step down from his position effective August 31 after seven...

U.S. says no waiver request for Jones Act by oil companies

U.S. says no waiver request for Jones Act by oil companies

  The U.S. government said on Monday it has not yet received requests to waive a 100-year-old law on shipping goods between domestic ports, despite some interested...

Navy hospital ship joins frontline of U.S. coronavirus battle

Navy hospital ship joins frontline of U.S. coronavirus battle

  In a hopeful image that captured the spirit of a national mobilization against the coronavirus, a Navy hospital ship docked in New York on Monday as the city...

Busiest port in U.S. sees 23% drop in cargo volume

Busiest port in U.S. sees 23% drop in cargo volume

  On Tuesday, the Port of Los Angeles, the United States’ busiest port and a hub for Chinese imports, said February’s TEU volumes decreased 22.9% compared to...

Nigerian tests positive to coronavirus in U.S.

Nigerian tests positive to coronavirus in U.S.

  A Nigerian has tested positive to Covid-19 (coronavirus) in Washington, US, the Mayor of Washington DC, Muriel Bowser, said on Saturday. Today News Africa...

U.S. fines ship mgt firm USD1.75m for waste dumping 

U.S. fines ship mgt firm USD1.75m for waste dumping 

  Bernhard Schulte Ship Management (Singapore) PTE LTD, a vessel operating company, pleaded guilty in the U.S. federal court to maintaining false and incomplete...

U.S. warns of threats to ships in Gulf

U.S. warns of threats to ships in Gulf

  The United States Maritime Administration (SMA) has renewed its warning about threats to U.S. commercial vessels from Iran and its proxies in the Gulf and...

U.S. renews waiver on COSCO's Dalian tanker unit hit by Iran sanctions

U.S. renews waiver on COSCO’s Dalian tanker unit hit by Iran sanctions

  The Trump administration on Thursday renewed a waiver for companies to wind down transactions with the Dalian unit of a Chinese tanker company on which it had...