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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...

U.S. sanctions Iranian shipping network

U.S. sanctions Iranian shipping network

  The Trump administration has imposed a new batch of sanctions against Iran, targeting an Iranian shipping network and airline. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo...

U.S. blacklists six oil tankers in new Venezuela-related sanctions

U.S. blacklists six oil tankers in new Venezuela-related sanctions

  The Trump administration on Tuesday blacklisted six oil tankers involved in the shipment of Venezuelan oil to Cuba, the latest in a series of sanctions aimed at...

South China Sea: U.S to gift Vietnam another ship 

South China Sea: U.S to gift Vietnam another ship 

  The United States announced on Wednesday that it will provide Vietnam with another coast guard cutter for its growing fleet of ships, boosting Hanoi’s ability...

South Korea to buy $110m rice from U.S. annually  

South Korea to buy $110m rice from U.S. annually  

  South Korea has agreed to buy more than $100 million in annual US rice exports, US officials said Tuesday. Under the agreement, South Korea will provide access...

Georgia ports records higher volumes

U.S. second-busiest auto port returns to 24-hour operations

  Vessel traffic at Georgia Port Authority’s Port of Brunswick has returned to 24-hour operations for the first time since the Golden Ray vehicle carrier...

U.S. removes oil tanker, shipowner from its blacklist

U.S. removes oil tanker, shipowner from its blacklist

  The U.S. Department of Treasury has removed a crude oil tanker and its owner from the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Specially Designated Nationals List....